It was little more than a year ago that Boyd E. (Butch) King. CEO. took the reigns at VT Halter Marine, a designer and builder of small to medium-sized ships with a varied and rich history. After 15 months on the job, Maritime Reporter caught up with Mr.
James H. Cottrell has been named vice president of Ogden Corporation, it was announced by Ralph E. Ablon, chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Cottrell joins Ogden from the Lummus Company. He will direct Ogden's expansion into equipment for process and energy-related plants.
Grimaldi Group has been elected General Motors' supplier of the year due to its overall outcome as logistics provider. The award was granted during a ceremony held Saturday April 3. at the Hilton Hotel in Prague. Ho Andersson. GM's Worldwide Purchasing
German industry is doing much to advance the development and application of fuel cell technology, and is responsible for many of the initiatives launched so far in the marine sector. Although skeptics in the commercial shipping domain discount
Rexnord Defense Systems Inc., the New Orleans-based manufacturer of marine automation and control systems, has been purchased by its former president and renamed TANO Corporation. James J. Reiss Jr. has purchased all outstanding stock of Rexnord Defense Systems from its parent company,
James J. Scott Jr. of Sea-Land Service, Inc. has been named executive director for the Port Authority of Jebel Ali, a new Mideast port due to become fully operational in the second quarter of 1979. Announcement of the appointment has been made
—Free Literature Available— Offering new tank coating technology that greatly extends the operational flexibility of ship owners and operators—thereby enabling maximum flexibility of cargo carriage— International Paint is moving toward consolidating
The Coast Guard is attempting to simplify and improve the licensing regulations for all commercial vessel personnel. The proposed amendments in CGD81-059 offer a license structure with career patterns for persons serving on all waters and on all kinds of vessels,
The Soundcoat Company's most recent development is the Soundfoam CS series materials. They are closed cell foams that are designed to provide a variety of functions, such as shock and impact absorption, acoustic sealing, thermal insulation, EMI/RFI
Huthnance Offshore Corporation, formed in 1983 as the parent company of Huthnance Drilling Company and Huthnance International, Inc., has consolidated management of the nine offshore drilling rigs owned by these subsidiaries. "The consolidation is a move designed to streamline operations,