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
Keel-laying ceremonies for the third 2,000- dwt breakbulk vessel in a series of three vessels for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc. were held recently by Equitable Shipyards, Inc., at its Madisonville, La., shipyard. The principals attending the
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
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.
Richard A. Wilson, president and chief executive officer of Agri- Trans Corporation, a major transportation and barging company with offices in St. Louis and New Orleans, recently announced five promotions in the company's management staff. Gary L.
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
Keel-laying ceremonies for the first 2,000- dwt breakbulk vessel in a series of three vessels for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc., was held recently by Equitable Shipyards, Inc. at its Madisonville La., shipyard. The principals attending the keel-laying ceremonies were Paul Hancock,
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