Gulf Fleet Marine Announces Four Staff Appointments

Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation, headquartered in New Orleans, recently announced the following personnel changes. Richard N.

White has been named sales representative for the Houston office.

He has 11 years of marketing experience in marine transportation, and will be involved in m a r k e t i n g the services of the company's fleet of offshore tugs, supply, and towing/supply vessels and offshore deck barges.

Rodney J. Duplantis also has joined Gulf Fleet as sales representative for the Morgan City, La., office. He has worked for 19 years in various capacities in the petroleum industry and has devoted the past five years in marketing tug and supply boat services in the Gulf Coast area.

Ralph C. Mclngvale, currently s a l e s r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s in Gulf Fleet's Houston office, will be transferred to the Harvey, La., office and will be involved in marketing efforts in the New Orleans area.

All three men will report to Jim Barrett, domestic sales manager, also located in Harvey.

Richard J. Jacob has joined Gulf Fleet's Latin American Division as marine superintendent.

He has 20 years of experience in engine maintenance and repair as well as marine operations. Mr.

Jacob will be responsible for development of preventive maintenance procedures, supervision of repair activities and the coordination of operations with the operations of repair activities and the coordination of o p e r a t i o ns with the operations managers in Mexico and Brazil. He reports to Roger T. White, vice president- Latin America.

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