Fredeman Shipyard Names John W. Sansing Manager

Fredeman Shipyard Inc. has appointed John W. Sansing general manager. The yard, which employs about 120 people, is located 17 miles north of Cameron, La., at the confluence of the Calcasieu River and the Intracoastal Canal.

Mr. Sansing's shipyard experience includes six years with Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation at Pascagoula, Miss., and seven years with Gulfport Shipbuilding Corporation in Port Arthur, Texas. He was president of Newpark Shipbuilding and Repair in Houston, Texas, for six years and was president and minority owner of Mainstream Shipyard in Greenville, Miss., for eight years. Mr. Sansing comes to Lake Charles and Fredeman Shipyard from Channel Shipyard-Lynchburg Shipyard in Houston, where he served as general manager and marine chemist.

Fredeman Shipyard has been serving the offshore and inland marine industry at the same location and under the same ownership for over 25 years. It provides one of the most convenient and accessible repair shipyards on the Gulf Coast.

The yard has specialized in repairs and is equipped to handle all tug, barge, and offshore vessel requirements on a competitive quick turnaround basis.

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