Ed Paden, president of Levingston Shipbuilding Company of Orange, Texas, has announced plans to build a Levingston Class 111-C jackup drilling rig for Noble Drilling Corporation of Ardmore, Okla., a wholly owned subsidiary of Noble Affiliates, Inc.
The 68,082-dwt bulk carrier Century Hope was delivered recently at the Tamano Works of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company, Ltd. to the Kowin Shipping Company of Hong Kong. The bulker has an overall length of 730.68 feet, molded beam of 105.
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,
National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) recently announced that R.H. Vortmann has been elected president and chief executive officer of NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morrison- Knudsen Company, Inc. He succeeds C.L. French, chairman and chief executive officer, who retired.
A proposal to c o n s t r u c t six 50,000-dwt oil tankers has been announced by American Trading and Transportation Company of New York City. Through individual subsidiaries designated Attransco T a n k e r C o r p o r a t i o n I through VI,
U.S.-flag shipping — on the oceans, the Great Lakes and Inland Waterways — has again proven to be an undisputed leader in world maritime safety. This was evident during the Annual Ship Safety Awards Luncheon, sponsored by the American Institute
J.R. Maumenee, president, Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Ala. 36601, has announced the promotions of two executive employees to officer status. The action was taken at a recent meeting of the board of directors. Vincent P.
Officials of Levingston Shipbuilding Company, Orange, Texas, have announced that its Port Arthur Division, Gulfport Shipbuilding, will construct a Levingstondesigned offshore drilling rig. The Class 111-C jackup drilling vessel will be built for Compania Perforadora of Mexico.