McAllister Brothers Names Donald Hankin VP-Engineering

Donald C. Hankin, marine superintendent for McAllister Brothers in the ports of New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk, San Juan and overseas operations, has been appointed to the additional position of vice president-engineering. He will continue in his present position,


Parmater Named President Bultema Dock & Dredge And LaCrosse Dredging

John R. Parmater has been named president of Bultema Dock & Dredge Company and LaCrosse Dredging Corporation. Both the Muskegon, Mich.-based firms are subsidiaries of The Canonie Companies, Inc. Mr. Parmater, a graduate of the University of Colorado holds a BSCE degree.

Semisubmersible Drill Rig Actinia Delivered By Hitachi Zosen

The Actinia, a semisubmersible offshore oil drilling rig, was recently completed at Hitachi Zosen's Ariake yard and delivered to the Actinia Shipping Corporation of Panama. Actinia is 82.3 meters long (270 feet), 60.96 meters wide (200-feet), and 35.

Interlake's 'De Lancey' Christened- Longest Vessel On The Great Lakes

The motor vessel William J. De Lancey (shown above), at 1,013.5 feet the longest vessel on the Great Lakes, was christened recently. The vessel was built for The Interlake Steamship Company, which is operated by Pickands Mather & Company, Cleveland.

Eggert Appointed Sales & Operations Coordinator For Cleveland Tankers

David Eggert has been named sales and operations coordinator for Cleveland Tankers, Inc., according to a recent announcement by Robert B. Keifer, Ashland Petroleum Company vice president of marine/ surface transportation and facilities. Mr. Eggert's

Kawasaki Kobe Works Delivers World's First BORO Liner

The world's first BORO liner, the Bellman, built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries Kobe Works, has been delivered to the Swedish owner, Scandinavian Motorships AB of Stockholm. The vessel is called a BORO liner because it can transport at the same time

TechnoFibre Leads In Lifeboat Maintenance

For more than 10 years, Singaporebased lifeboat maintenance company TechnoFibre has been at the forefront of this market, specifically in Asia. Now with established franchise operations in 16 countries including Australia, Netherlands, Sweden and U.

Gerald Carson Joins APL As North America Director Of Operations

Gerald R. Carson has joined American President Lines (APL) as a director of operations, North America, according to Lorenz P. Robinson, vice president for the North America area. Mr. Carson is responsible for the overall coordination and control of

Twin City Yard Lays Keel For Seagoing Split-Hull Dredge

Twin City Shipyard, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., recently laid the keel far a seagoing dredge that will join the fleet of Gulf Coast Trailing Company, Kenner, La., late this year. The new dredge—to be launched under the name Mermentau—is a sister dredge of the Atchafalaya,

Bulkfleet Marine Awards Maintenance System Contract To Stanwick

The Stanwick Corporation's Operations Engineering Division has been awarded a contract by Bulkfleet Marine Corporation to provide an automated maintenance management system for Bulkfleet's two dedicated, deep-notch tug/barge units (DDNTBU) in the 28,

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