Levingston Shipbuilding Company of Orange, Texas, recently laid the keel for the first of two Levingston-designed jackup drilling rigs to be built for Noble Drilling Company of Ardmore, Okla. The first rig will be named the Ed Holt; the second rig has not been named.
Harry J. Ottaway, president of Francis A. Martin and Ottaway, Inc., 25 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10004, has announced that Norman C. Jensen has become a partner of the firm and will hold the position of vice president and director. Mr. Jensen is a graduate of the U.
Lester Rosenblatt, chairman of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., naval architects and marine engineers with headquarters in New York City, has announced the recent promotions of two long-time key employees to vice presidential positions. Carmine Laviola,
Blount-Barker Shipbuilding Corporation was recently formed and James A. Barker has been named the President and CEO. Blount-Barker, based in Warren, R.I., specializes in the design and shipbuilding of tugboats, cruise ships, high-speed ferries and dinner and passenger vessels.
Seatrain Shipbuilding Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., a wholly owned subsidiary of Seatrain Lines, Inc., has announced the appointment of Edward P. Hellenbrecht as chief marine engineer. In making the announcement, John Serrie, president of the company, said: "Mr.
The appointment of John G. Rogers as manager, facility services, in Bethlehem Steel Corporation's shipbuilding department was announced recently by David H. Klinges, vice president in charge of shipbuilding. Mr. Rogers is advancing from planning engineer.
Donald J. Noonan has been named manager of marketing for the Marine and Industrial Products Department of General Electric's Aircraft Engine Group. In announcing Mr. Noonan's appointment, O.R. Bonner, general manager, said that Mr. Noonan will
Nicholas N. Rivera and James A. Willis recently joined the staff of Designers & Planners, Inc. (D&P), a firm of naval architects and marine engineers with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and offices in Philadelphia and San Diego. Ferd Serim,
Michael Wager has been elected president and chief operating officer of the Robert H. Wager Co., Inc., Chatham, N.J., manufacturer of marine valves and smoke pollution control equipment. By action of the board of directors, Robert H. Wager Jr.
John J. McMullen Associates, Inc. (JJMA), naval architects, marine engineers and consultantants, has announced the opening of its newest office at 12 Case Street in Norwich, Conn. This office will operate in conjunction with JJMA's detail design office in Newport News, Va.