C.E. Stinnett Jr., president of Austin Marine, Inc., 925 South Loop West, Houston, Texas 77025, an Austin Industries company, announces the appointment of Don McGee as manager, market development. Austin Marine is a contractor for heavy marine construction, specializing in pile driving, marine terminals, piers and other specialized work in support of marine activities.
Mr. McGee is a registered professional engineer. He graduated from Texas Christian University in 1949 with a BBA degree in marketing and an engineering minor. He has additional engineering study from Texas University, University of Indiana and Rice University.
Mr. McGee was formerly with Ocean Systems, Inc. His greatest achievement while there was project coordinator for engineering and construction of the world's first 1,500-foot diving system.
Austin Marine, Inc. of Houston is one of 11 operating companies of Austin Industries, with world headquarters in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. McGee has been active in the marine/off shore industry in sales, engineering and technical capacities for the past 19 years.
He is^a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Society of Manufacturing Engineers and a past president of the Marine Services Association of Texas.
The nuclear-powered attack submarine Dallas (SSN-700) was commissioned recently during ceremonies held at General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn. William P. Clements Jr., Governor of Texas, was principal speaker during the ceremonies. Mrs. Clements was the ship's sponsor. The Dallas
Hitachi Zosen recently received an order from Offshore Investments Limited, a subsidiary of Hunt International Resources Corporation of Dallas, Texas, to supply two jackup offshore type oil drilling rigs. After delivery, the rigs will be operated by Penrod Drilling Company, also of Dallas, a member
Jerry D. Icenhower has been appointed president and general manager of Glitsch Cryogenics, Inc., with duties to include full operational control of the organization. Simultaneously, Jimmy A. Ottinger was appointed vice president of production and will be responsible for all phases of manufacturing.
Marathon LeTourneau Company of Houston, Texas, has been awarded a contract by Placid Oil Company of Dallas, Texas, to convert the Penrod 72, a semisubmersible offshore drilling rig, to a floating production unit. The conversion will be done at Marathon's Brownsville, Texas yard. The work involves a
, a career Foxboro employee, j o i n e d the company in 1948 after receiving his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Methodist University. He became president in 1970 and chief executive officer in 1973, succeeding Mr. Hayden in both positions. After beginning his Foxboro career
Jones, the area manager of the new Atlanta office, is coming back to his home town after a broad educational and shipping background. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles. Biehl & Company serves as U.S. general agents for South Atlantic and U.S. Gulf operations of major ocean shipping
crude oil. Mr. Fetzner holds a B.A. degree in geology from Augustana College, Rock Island, 111., and an M.S. and Ph.D. degree in geology from the University of Wisconsin. He also holds an M.B.A. degree from Drexel Institute of Technology. Mr. Fetzner joined Sun in 1958 as a research geologist and
Hugh J. Kelly, president and CEO of the Ocean Drilling and Exploration Co. (ODECO), New Orleans, La., was recently elected chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) for the 1988-89 term. The NOIA board of directors elected Mr. Kelly, along with its other officers, at the Association
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has issued a "Call For Papers" to be delivered at the 1985 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) to be held in the Astrohall, Houston, Texas, May 6 - 9, 1985. A 200 to 300-word abstract should be submitted on the official OTC form by September 14
New area offices in Perth, Australia, and Singapore have been established by Jet Research Center (JRC) of Arlington, Texas. The facilities will provide the complete range of JRC explosive technology to the petroleum, marine construction, and dredging industries. Ron Woods, area manager-business deve
Talon Technology Corporation, Richardson, Texas, was organized recently to provide mobile satellite data communications systems and consulting services to the petroleum, marine, and defense industries. Lynn B. Heitman is president of the new company, whose corporate headquarters are at 1819 Firman
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VESSELS SCHOTTEL Delivers Propulsion for World’s First Emission-Free Pushboat eration of Maritime Systems at the Technical University of Berlin, will be equipped with rudderpropellers from SCHOTTEL. The hybrid canal push boat is powered by a combination of fuel cells, batteries and an electric motor.
VESSELS SAFE Boats Delivers 19th Boat to FDNY SAFE Boats International (SAFE) has delivered boats 17, 18 and 19 to the marine division of the New York Fire Department, all during the month of August. The three latest additions to the FDNY ? eet are 33’ full cabin boats, the most popular con? guration
speaker at conferences. He holds a Master’s of Science in The Peters are fervent supporters of the combined tech- Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire nology. “TrueProp, partnered with the Linden DDS and and is the regional membership chair of the Society of Naval the PropPress
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LNG BUNKERS According to Steve Cadden, the chief operating officer of SEA/ LNG, an industry group that promotes the use of LNG as marine fuel, there are 168 LNG-fueled ships in operation today and another 177 on order. In addition, there are 141 ‘LNG-ready’ ships — dual-use vessels that could be converted
LNG BUNKERS Credit: Eagle Credit: Shell ships powered primarily by LNG. It’s amazing the number of Taino. This newly designed terminal is a frst-of-its kind, shore- companies that are lining up to till this fertile ground. to-ship, LNG bunkering facility. Eagle LNG’s Talleyrand LNG Bunker Station is built
by reputable educational institutions or ile e-learning delivery models are facilitating lifelong learning professional associations, such as Middlesex University London, of seafarers. This trend is set to continue with the application North Kent College and Chartered Management Institute, with of technologies
, conferences, magazines and books. He has a degree in to carbon emissions (which scrubber systems do not reduce), they Spanish and Portuguese from the University of London. 12 Maritime Logistics Professional September/October 2019 |
and delivering high-value professional professor of communications at Florida International development learning online – either in collaboration University. Eyerdam graduated from Florida State Uni- Corporate Staff with academic partners or independently through versity with a double major in English
the new research vessel, the R/V Svea. research and survey vessel built at the lateral offset will enable vertical pro? l- Working with the Swedish University Armon shipyard in Vigo, Spain for the ing to be carried out by the R/V Svea in of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) since Swedish University of Agricultural