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SCI: Disaster Relief on the Fly

On Tuesday, September 11, New Yorkers — and the world — were jolted into a day of terror and tragedy as two commercial jetliners plowed into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center, leaving more than 6,000 missing persons. Seamen's Church Institute (SCI),

 

Halter Marine Names A.J. Rizzo Director Of Public Relations

Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La., has established an Office of Advertising & Publishing Relations, and named A.J. Rizzo director. In making the announcement, Harold P. Halter, president, Halter Marine Services, Inc., said the new

Bombardier/ALCO A New Force In Diesel Manufacturing

The recent acquisition of Alco Power Inc. of Auburn, N.Y., by Bombardier Inc., a diversified Canadian manufacturer of transportation, recreational and industrial products, will enhance ALCO's position as a well respected diesel engine manufacturer,

Colt Industries To Build Fairbanks Morse Diesels To Power ODECO's Ocean Ranger

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.

Kenneth M. Jones Elected President Offshore Logistics, Inc.

At its regular board meeting following the annual shareholder's meeting in November, Offshore Logistics, Inc., Lafayette, La., anounced that Kenneth M. Jones had been elected president of the corporation. Burt H. Keenan will remain chairman of the board and chief executive officer.

Joseph R. Burgess To Head Central Pacific Shipping Agency

Joseph R. Burgess has been named president of Central Pacific Shipping Agency, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Marine & Supply Co., Ltd., which has opened new offices at 126 Queen Street in downtown Honolulu. The announcement by Steven Loui,

Alstom Integrated Controls For Clough Offshore

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

McDermott Joint Venture Awarded Contract Worth More Than $100 Million

Morecambe Bay Contractors, a joint venture between Press Offshore and McDermott International, Inc., has been awarded a contract valued at more than $100 million for two drilling platforms for the Morecambe Bay gas field by Hydrocarbons Great Britain Limited.

Newpark Resources Announces Barge Fleet Expansion

Newpart Resources, Inc. recently announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Newpark Environmental Services, Inc., has added 16 additional U.S. Coast Guard certified barges to its fleet, increasing to 31 the number of vessels used exclusively for the movement of nonhazardous oil field waste.

GAO Wants To Know Why Navy Is Not Using Commercial Tugboats

The General Accounting Office (GAO) has criticized the Navy's continued use of tugs operated and manned by the Navy when suitable commercial tugs are available, according to a report published by the Transportation Institute. The GAO report points out that the Navy could conserve manpower,

 
 
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