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Bergen Diesel's Machinery
BMV Maskin A.S
The Machinery Division of A.S
Bergens Mekaniske Verksteder in
Norway has been established as a separate company and commercial entity under the name BMV Maskin
A.S, with Jan Woldsdal as manag- ing director.
The new company will continue to advance the activities of the for- mer Machinery Division, in particu- lar as producer of Bergen Diesel propulsion and generator engines, and Norwinch hydraulic deck ma- chinery. Relations with customers, suppliers, and general business con- nections will be developed as pre- viously.
The new address of BMV Maskin
A.S is P.O. Box 924, N5001 Bergen,
Norway; telephone 475-190000, telex 42735 BMVH N.
Far East Levingston Yard
To Build Big Jackup Of
Friede & Goldman Design
Foramer S/A of France, a leading international drilling contractor;
Friede & Goldman, Inc. of New
Orleans, the leading offshore mobile rig designer; and Far East Leving- ston Shipbuilding Ltd., the pioneer offshore rig builder in Singapore, announced recently that they have agreed to jointly develop and con- struct a harsh environment jackup rig of the L780 MOD V type. Sched- uled for completion by mid-1986, the rig will be constructed to satisfy the rules and regulations of the
American Bureau of Shipping, the
U.S. Coast Guard, IMO, and the
U.K. Department of Energy. The rig will be available to the offshore industry for sale or for contract drilling.
Brazilian Yards Awarded
Orders For Five Tankers
For Total Of $162.8 Million
Petrobras, the state oil company of Brazil, has placed contracts for construction of five 30,000-dwt tankers at a total cost of $162.8 mil- lion. Two will be built by Industrias
Reunidas Caneco A/S for $31 mil- lion each, and three will be con- structed by Verolme Estaleiros Re- unidos for $33.6 million per ship.
Wittmeyer Succeeds Serrie
As Operations Vice
President At Penn Ship
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James R. Wittmeyer
James R. Wittmeyer has been appointed vice president-operations at Pennsylvania Shipbuilding,
Chester, Pa. He succeeds John A.
Serrie, who has retired after more than 40 years in the shipbuilding industry.
Mr. Wittmeyer has 30 years of experience in shipbuilding. He started in the engineering depart- ment of the John H. Mathis Compa- ny, and subsequently spent 12 years with New York Shipbuilding in
Camden, N. J., rising to the position of chief designer. He joined Sun
Shipbuilding as a senior project en- gineer in 1971, and was director of engineering in 1982 when the Ches- ter shipyard was acquired by Penn- sylvania Shipbuilding Company. He continued as director of engineering for two years before becoming direc- tor of new construction and conver- sion. In his new position he will be responsible for all production opera- tions, including new construction, conversion, ship repair, and indus- trial products.
He holds a BS degree in mechani- cal engineering from Drexel Univer- sity, and is active in the maritime technical community, being a mem- ber of both the Committee on Engi- neering of the American Bureau of
Shipping, and of the Executive
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