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Marco Seattle Names Fernstrom Executive VP/ Chief Operating Officer

H. Allen Fernstrom has been named to the post of executive vice president and chief operating officer of Marco Seattle. He takes over the day-to-day management of the 35- year-old company from president and founder Peter G. Schmidt, who will be

 

AWSC And The Industry: Working For The Future

It is an unmistakable fact—the second tier shipyards of the nation are still experiencing a severe economic depression. New construction starts on inland and coastal equipment are virtually non-existent. Overall employment levels continue to decline,

Cianbro earns Maritime Stripes

When Cianbro Corporation approached Petrodrill, an international rig-owning company with Brazilian and American shareholders, about completing two partially- built oil rigs in 2002. some thought Cianbro President and CEO Peter Vigue was out of his mind.

Sperry Marine Maintains Leading Position In Competitive Marine Electronics Market

Charlottesville, Va., is home to Sperry Marine Inc., a company which enjoys a world leadership position in an electronics market increasingly dominated by the Japanese. Sperry Marine, which celebrated its 80th anniversary last year, traces its

North Florida Shipyards Appoints Three—White Named Production Manager

Joseph B. Shiffert, president of North Florida Shipyards at Commodores Point in Jacksonville, Fla., has announced recent appointments to expand and strengthen the yard's extensive services to ship operators. Albert A. White has joined North Florida Shipyards

Pan American Hovercraft Offers Color Brochure On New Design Hovercraft

Pan American Hovercraft Corporation, Melbourne, Fla., recently announced it signed licensing agreements with Slings by Aviation, Ltd., York, England, to market an innovative passenger hovercraft in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Del Gavio Marine Announces Relocation —Literature Available

Anthony Del Gavio has announced the relocation of the corporate headquarters of Del Gavio Marine Hydraulics Inc. to 619 Industrial Road, Carlstadt, N.J. The new 12,000-square-foot facility will house the corporate offices as well as a full-service hydraulic and pneumatic repair center,

B&W Combination Carrier Design Complies With New US Tanker Legislation

With an eye to changed legislative requirements governing ships trading to the United States, shipbuilder Burmeister & Wain Skibsvaerft of Copenhagen has developed a new design of combination carrier, the BCT85, that complies with the new American

AK-WA Converts Incinerator Ship, Wins Contract To Modernize LCMs And Rebuilds Fishing Vessel

AK-WA Shipyard, Tacoma, Wash., is converting the 369-foot Apollo One to a bottom fish processor for an early March delivery to the Seattle-based Dona Fisheries. In addition, the yard won a contract to repower and modernize eight LCMs. The Apollo One,

Sources Of U.S. Oil Imports And U.S. Oil Companies' Role In The Mideast

Before the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose to power in the 1970s, U.S. oil companies had a major role in both the ownership and operation of oil production facilities in the Mideast. Since then, that role has diminished

 
 
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