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Designers & Planners Sold—Names
Four To Top Management Posts | W % m m
Feridun K. Serim Wolfgang Reuter
Designers & Planners, Inc., was purchased recently by Seatech Industries, Inc. from
Todd Shipyards Corporation. The new Board of Directors of the firm has named Feridun
K. Serim. Wolfgang Reuter, and Monroe
Levy as the new senior controlling officers.
Mr. Serim becomes president and Mr. Reuter executive vice president; Mr. Levy, one of the original founders of D&P in 1953, con- tinues on as vice president in charge of the
John A. Malagraph has been named cor- porate treasurer, and William Mancini was promoted to the position of technical direc- tor of New York operations. Wallace Hogan continues in the capacity of assistant vice president, and will assist Mr. Levy in the operations of the Galveston office.
Both Mr. Serim and Mr. Reuter will oper- ate out of the D&P office in Arlington, Va.
Prior to joining D&P, Mr. Serim held var- ious positions with M. Rosenblatt & Son,
Inc., including vice president and technical director; vice president and manager, Basic
Ship Design Division; and vice president and manager of the Washington area branch.
Until his recent appointment at D&P, Mr. a
John A. Malagraph Monroe Levy
Reuter served as the director of the Naval
Architecture Division of the Naval Sea Sys- tems Command in Washington, D.C. At the
Advanced Marine Technical Division of Lit- ton Industries, he worked on the design of the new Pascagoula shipyard in connection with the design of the FDL ship.
Mr. Malagraph joined D&P in 1969 as chief accountant. In 1975 he was promoted to assistant treasurer of the firm. Prior to joining D&P, Mr. Malagraph was controller and office manager, from 1966 to 1969, for the DeLong Corporation.
Balehi Marine Delivers
Two Offshore Crewboats
The E.B.B. Company of Golden Meadow,
La., recently took delivery of the crewboats
Lady June and Lady Blackie from Balehi
Marine, Inc., Lacombe, La. These 86-foot vessels, powered by Detroit Diesel engines, are two in a series of four servicing the
Louisiana coast for owners Eugene Bagala and Milton Egle.
Driving a pair of Doran-Alabama, four- bladed bronze wheels, each hull reached a speed of 12 knots on sea trials, according to naval architect David P. Levy.
The Lady Blackie's versatility is extended to firefighting utilizing a pair of Arkon com- bination fog and straight stream fire mon- itors. Both boats are equipped with stainless- steel tailshafts and rudder stocks, and with
Johnson Cutless stern bearings. Fuel oil capacities are 21,380 gallons aft and 7,650 gallons forward; drilling water capacity is 1,000 gallons.
Pilothouse electronics include a Sitex Mod- el 20 radar, Motorola Model 440 Nautilus
Lady Blackie's versatility is extended to firefighting.
Crewboat Lady June was built by Balehi Marine for
E.B.B. Company. 10 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News