Edwin J. Petersen has been elected vice president-programs and resources for the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation. His new and expanded duties include broad overall responsibility for all aspects of the FFG program, including post shakedown availabilities, the DDGX program, Navy overhauls, industrial engineering and facility planning, management information services, and the yard development projects. Mr. Petersen will continue to report to H.K. Schaefer, vice president and general manager of the Los Angeles Division.
In a further move to strengthen Todd's West Coast operations, John B. O'Hara has been elected vice president-industrial relations to coordinate Todd's posture in this area between the Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles Divisions. While he retains his present responsibilities as director of industrial relations for the Los Angeles Division, he assumes additional duties to guide and standardize the industrial relations aspects for the other two divisions in the areas of labor relations, safety, workers' compensation, affirmative action, OSHA, and training programs. Mr. O'Hara will continue to report to H.K. Schaefer with respect to the Los Angeles Division's industrial relations matters, and to C.R. Meurk, Todd's corporate vice president, West Coast operations, in matters relating to the Seattle and San Francisco Divisions.
Guided Missile Frigate USS Lewis B. Puller (FFG-23) was delivered to the Navy recently after completion of its Post Shakedown Availability (PSA) by the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, it was announced recently by Len M. Thorell, vice president and general manager. Deliver
The Guided Missile Frigate Reid (FFG-30) was delivered on December 20, 1982, to the U.S. Navy by the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation five weeks ahead of contract schedule and below budget parameters, it was announced by L.M. Thorell, vice president and general manager of
Six U.S. Navy contracts totaling $2.9 million for advance planning and procurement to support p o s t s h a k e d o w n a v a i l a b i l i ty (PSA) work on six guided missile frigates (FFGs) have been awarded to Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, Lennart M. Thorell, vice president and general manag
Following a recent board of directors meeting, J.T. Gilbride, chairman and chief executive officer of Todd Shipyards Corporation, announced that on July 15, 1981, Hans K. Schaefer will assume the presidency of the corporation, succeeding Arthur W. Stout Jr., who is taking early retirement. Mr.
Lennart M. Thorell has joined the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation as manager of engineering, according to a recent announcement by H.K. Schaefer, vice president and assistant general manager. Mr. Thorell brings to Todd more than 26 years of shipbuilding experience in new
Todd Shipyards Corporation recently announced that it has signed contracts for the construction of four 89,700-dwt tankers at approximately $34 million per vessel. Two of the tankers will be built for subsidiaries of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc., and the other two are to be constructed for
A new $47-million Syncrolift shiplift and land-level ship transfer facility, the largest and most technologically advanced installation of its kind in the world, was dedicated recently at the San Pedro yard of Todd Shipyards Corporation's Los Angeles Division. The Syncrolift is a product of Pearlson
The Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation recently launched the U.S. Navy guided- missile frigate USS Ingraham (FFG-61) at ceremonies at the San Pedro yard. The principal speaker at the event was the Hon. Elton Gallegly, Congressman, 21st District, California. The ship's
The guided missile frigate Reuben James (FFG-57) was delivered to the U.S. Navy recently by the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation, according to an announcement by Len M. Thorell, company vice president and general manager. The Reuben James, completed 12 weeks ahead of
The Naval Sea Systems Command recently awarded the Los Angeles Division of Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation a $384,382 producibility study contract for DDGX, the Navy's next generation guided missile destroyer. Todd will investigate techniques to modify contract design data packages to implement
The Los Angeles Division of Todd Shipyards Corporation has been awarded a $33-million fixed-price contract by Matson Navigation Company, San Francisco, Calif., to convert and expand the RO/RO trailership Matsonia into a combination lift-on/lift-off container and RO/RO trailer carrier. According to
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T THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: OFFSHORE WIND Public Of? cials Face Detailed Decisions – needed sooner, not later… AOT is working to develop a new port, speci? cally con? gured to serve Atlantic Ocean wind projects, on 30 acres along the Arthur Kill tidal strait between Staten Island and New Jersey. Boone Davis
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