Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered a new 166-foot offshore supply vessel, Fay Hebert, to its owner, the George Engine Co. of Harvey, La. The ship's overall dimensions are 166 feet in length, with a 38-foot breadth, 13-foot depth,
George H. Manchester has joined Uniflite, Inc., fire-retardant fiberglass boat manufacturer h e a d q u a r t e r e d in Bellingham, Wash., as manager of commercial and military sales, according to Alva M. Hill, vice president of marketing. The company has a second plant in Swansboro, N.
Colt Industries' Fairbanks Morse -Engine Division of Beloit, Wis., has received an order for four diesel engines that will supply all of the electrical power for a huge offshore drilling rig;—the Ocean Ranger. The engines will be built for Ocean Drilling and Exploration Co.
The board of directors of the State Boat Corporation has announced the election of Ivan J. Bourgeois and Roger Mitchell as vice presidents of the corporation. A native of Berwick, La., Mr. Bourgeois began his 25-year career in the offshore transportation industry in 1954 as a deckhand.
Mobil Oil Canada, Ltd., has been active in the eastern Canadian offshore exploration drilling since 1967, principally in the vicinity of Sable Island and on the Eastern Grand Banks. In the early 1970s, these exploration drilling activities led
Alstom's A Series, its popular range of integrated control system, was recently purchased by Clough Offshore. The A Series was launched last spring as a new, affordable system which encompassed all of the latest technology and design features sought
The 10th annual Arctic Marine Freighters sealift to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, has departed from Seattle, Wash., according to an announcement by Roy D. Jurgensen, Seattle, executive vice president of Crowley Maritime Corporation's Offshore Group. The
Substantial equipment additions consisting of a new 3,500-ton drydock and large steel fabrication shop are now in use at National Marine Service's Hartford, 111., shipyard, D.A. Wright, president of the company, has announced. "The new facilities
Thomas R. Hensley, president and majority stockholder of Service Marine Industries (SMI), Amelia, La., recently announced the following changes in ownership and organizational structure. SMI was recently purchased by Jim Miller of Oak Brook, 111.
Goldston Shipbuilding Corporation of Corpus Christi, Texas, announced it has signed a contract with Jackson Marine Corporation of Aransas Pass, Texas, for the construction of a supply vessel. This contract represents Goldston's entry into the supply boat market.