Thor Bakke has been appointed president of Hempel Coatings (USA), Inc., as part of Hempel's ongoing program to consolidate and strengthen their U.S. and Canadian operations. Mr. Bakke is a native of Norway, receiving his degree in mechanical engineering
Kenneth W. Waldorf has been named vice president of Zapata Corporation's Technical Services Group, with responsibility for new construction of offshore drilling rigs, marine service and fishing vessels, and fish processing plants. This represents
Hillman Barge & Construction Company of Brownsville, Pa., has announced the launching of the 400th barge the company has built for the Crounse Corporation of Paducah, Ky. Like the first barge Hillman built for Crounse in 1964, this 195-foot by
Allen Zang has been named president of The American Ship Building Company's Nashville Bridge Company (Nabrico) Division, it was announced in Cleveland, Ohio, by Francis W. Theis, president and chief executive officer of the parent corporation.
Reporting this year's SMM 2000 Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology Exhibition as "booked out," Hamburg Messe is dubbing the exhibition as one that is multi-cultural and lingual — the biannual conference is predicted to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors from 42 countries.
The Service Group of McGraw- Edison Company recently announced the establishment of its Marine Marketing Department with headquarters in Fairfield, N.J. McGraw-Edison Service is a new force in the marine equipment repair field, combining the mechanical
Astilleros Espanoles, S.A. recently held a special stockholders' meeting in the Assembly Room of the Spanish Industry Institute (I.N.I.), Madrid, to authorize the board-of directors to increase the capital stock of the company by 50 percent during the next few years.
The Melinda Brent (shown above), an 86-foot inland waterways towboat, was christened recently in New Orleans by her owners, Brent Towing of Greenville, Miss. Designed and built by Superior Boat Works of Greenville, the vessel is powered by Cummins
Fabrication of custom-built marine equipment for three Midwest firms has been completed recently by Maxon Marine Industries, Inc. of Tell City, Ind. Three identical deck barges (one shown above) were ordered by the J . S . Alberici Construction Company, Inc.
Robert G. Budrick has been named Group vice president, and Richard M. Jennings has been elected vice president of Worthington Service Corporation, it was announced by F.E. Peltier, president. Mr. Budrick joined Worthington in 1957, and was appointed