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Larry N. Hairston
Joins Marinette Marine
As VP Of Marketing
Roger Derusha, president of
Marinette Marine Corporation, an- nounced the recent appointment of Larry N. Hairston to the posi- tion of vice president of market- ing.
Prior to joining Marinette Ma- rine, Mr. Hairston was vice pres- ident of engineering with Equi- table Shipyards of New Orleans.
He has 11 years of experience in all forms of shipbuilding, includ- ing engineering, construction su- pervision, contract management and marketing.
Navy Awards Contract
To Metro Machine For $10.4-Million Overhaul
Metro Machine Corporation,
Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $10,371,702 fixed price contract for the topside overhaul of the
Amphibious Transport Dock LPD- 12 (USS Shreveport). The Super- visor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, USN, Portsmouth,
Va., is the contracting activity. (N62678-70-C-0016)
Olvesen Named Todd
Edwin Olvesen has been ap- pointed director of marketing of
Todd Shipyards Corporation, it was announced by J.B. Bur- guieres, vice president-marketing.
Mr. Olvesen joined the Todd or- ganization in 1938, and has served in various capacities at the com- pany's corporate headquarters and in shipyards, including sev- eral years at the former Todd
Hoboken Division. He was in charge of industrial sales at the
Brooklyn Division for 15 years before joining the New York mar- keting force in 1966.
Pielstick Diesels To
Power French Navy And
The Alsthom-Atlantique Diesel
Group has received an order from
DTCN, a shipyard management company, for two S.E.M.T. Piel- stick 16 PC2.5 diesel engines, each with a rated output of 20,000 bhp.
These engines will be installed in a French Navy supply tanker.
DTCN also ordered from Als- thom-Atlantique two Pielstick 12
PC2.2 engines, each producing 6,000 bhp. These are to power two
Series A69 dispatch boats form- ing part of the French antisub- marine and surface warfare fleet.
With a displacement of 1,170 tons and rated speed of 24 knots, these boats are being built at the Lori- ent Naval Shipyard.
The Yugoslavian Government has ordered four Pielstick 12 PA6
V 280 diesels, each rated at 4,800 bhp at 1,000 rpm. This is the first time that Pielstick PA6 engines have been ordered by Yugoslavia for ship propulsion applications.
Two of the 12 PA6 engines will be assembled by the Yugoslavian licensee; the other two will be manufactured in Alsthom-Atlan- tique's Saint Nazaire plant.
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