Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc. on Whidbey Island (Freeland), Wash., recently delivered the luxury cruise vessel Executive Explorer, a catamaran designed to carry 49 passengers, to Glacier Bay Yacht Tours, Inc. of Seattle. The 104-foot, four-deck
Rev. Dr. Jean Smith on January 1. 2003 assumed the position of Executive Director of Seamen's Church Institute of New York & New Jersey (SCI), the notfor- profit organization, which provides spiritual personal and professional aid to the well-being of merchant mariners.
Chiles Offshore Limited, Houston, Texas, has just signed a contract to purchase Marathon LeTourneau's first 150-44-C shallow- draft self-contained, self-elevating cantilevered drilling platform. The announcement was made jointly by Clay Chiles,
Navidyne Corporation announces the appointment of James H. Rhodes to the newly created position of director of corporate communications. In that capacity, he will be responsible for all advertising, public relations, and internal communications programs, according to A.
Lester Rosenblatt, chairman of the board, M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., the worldwide naval architectural and marine engineering firm headquartered in New York, recently announced the appointment of Douglas J. Yuengling to the position of assistant
Raytheon Company of Lexington, Mass., has established a new office to arrange and manage venture investments for the diversified electronics company. Chairman Thomas L. Phillips said the new enterprise would be coordinated closely with the company's strategic planning function,
Avondale Industries Inc., New Orleans, La., was recently awarded a $319-million contract by the U.S. Navy to construct three T-AO-187 Class fleet oilers. Each of the Henry J. Kaiser Class oilers will have a displacement of 40,700 tons, length of 677-1/2 feet, and beam of 97-1/2 feet.
Martech Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., recently announced the appointment of Jack D. Chapdelaine as executive vice president and general manager. In announcing the appointment, Martech president Jay D. Cline noted that Mr. Chapdelaine will assume full responsibility for Martech, Inc.