Ken Howe has been named manager of marine repair at Jeffboat, a subsidiary of American Commercial Marine Service Company in Jeffersonville, Ind.
In his new position, Mr. Howe will be responsible for the management of marine repair as well as Jeffboat's machine shop. He began his career with Jeffboat in 1973 as a quality control inspector and later moved to the positions of foreman for special vessels and superintendent of marine repair.
Mr. Howe replaces 28-year veteran Ken Wise, who recently retired.
During the past 12 years, Mr.
Wise worked as manager of marine repair. Due to his expertise developed over the years through the positions of steelfitter, assembly line foreman and towboat construction superintendent, Mr. Wise has become widely recognized throughout the marine industry.
Jeffboat, a large inland shipbuilder, is a producer of high quality river barges, towboats and a wide variety of commercial marine vessels.
For more information and free literature describing the inland shipbuilding and repair services offered by Jeffboat, Circle 62 on Reader Service Card
Fred J. Coritz has been appointed vice president and general manager of IMO Pump Division of Imo Delaval Inc., succeeding J.K. (Ken) Lippincott, who is retiring later this year after 42 years of service with the company. Mr. Coritz, who had been general manager of Delaval Condenser Division, has
is headed by A.R. (Bert) Bushell, general manager. Other members of the Commonwealth Engineering team who will be active in the Alco association are Ken Smollett, company secretary; Alan Lachlan, production manager; Ivan Silink, works manager; Harry Anthony, chief design engineer; Stan Dick, traction eng
At his core Ken Konrad is an innovator and engineer, looking at problems and seeing solutions. We spent a day at Konrad’s headquarters in Hudson, Wis., for insights on what makes the “Stern Drive Specialist.” Walk around Konrad’s manufacturing and testing facility for even a short time and it is easy to
, Inc. Golden Meadow, La.; Charles Burrell, Leevac Marine Transportation, Morgan City, La.; Jody Powers, Otis Engineering Corp., New Orleans; and Ken Waldorf, Zapata Gulf Marine Corp., Houston. The two new board members are Brandt Dufrene, Oceanic Fleet, Inc. Boutte, La. and Mark Kury, McDonough
continent and the United Kingdom. The agreement licenses the company also to manufacture and market Microphor marine equipment in West Germany. Ken J. Bassham, European area general manager for Microphor, Inc., and Horst Werner, sales manager for Thyssen, have been named managing directors
, N.Y., and Mr. Talhelm was a project engineer with Furlow Philbeck Associates in Houston before moving to AAI. In other personnel moves, AAI named Ken Carlson as materials manager. He will be responsible for purchasing, warehousing, inventory control, and materials systems. Ray Antes has joined AAI's
, based on model tests conducted by Daniel Savitsky and Pierre De Saix at Stevens Institute of Technology, have been fully confirmed in operation. Owner Ken Stein, president of Sayville Ferry Service, reports that the Clipper has met or exceeded all of his expectations in service on Great South Bay, and
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sheet, Marinite XL Fireproof Marine Joiner Panel (IND-3221), can be obtained by writing to Larry Hall, Industrial Products Division, Johns-Manville, Ken-Caryl Ranch, Denver, Colo. 80217
David L. Abbott has joined Konel Corporation as West Coast Area manager. The appointment was announced by Ken Leondar, general manager of the South San Francisco, Calif.-based marine electronics and communications company. Mr. Abbott will be responsible for dealer relations on the West Coast and
middle and high schools, after school and out-of-school programs in 23 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico convened at the IUPUI Natatorium for a weekend of competition and fun-filled activities. This Third National Challenge was sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), AUVSIFoundation and NAVAIR
dream team of Her accommodations include a master tually in proportion to the length of the co is truly unique. Known as Project So- designers including Ken Freivokh De- suite, two VIP suites, two double guest vessel overall. About 50 bolts around the lar during her build which was shrouded sign, Nuvolari
NYC Insurance division since Ferry & Statue Cruises 1984. Over the past 29 operations. Richard can years, Mr. O’Neill has spo- be reached at rjpainejr@ ken and written on many gmail.com. occasions on the impor- Ewing Paine tance of USCG license Barry Parker, bdp1 protection. He is a regular Consulting
PRODUCTS Harken Industrial’s C-Hero Man Overboard Rescue System Harken Industrial’s C-Hero Man Overboard Rescue System includes the C-Hero Vertical Rescue Davit, a lightweight portable man over- board system, which consists of a small crane and a self-tailing Har- ken winch, that quickly attaches
. a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He will con- Rodriguez Takes Lead Role at PONANT tinue to report to Ken Mahler, Newport News’ Edie Rodriguez will serve as Americas Brand vice president of Navy programs. Chairman and Corporate Special Advisor at Smith
Merchant Mariner Medical opportunities for hoists, cranes and Paige Mentuck, Summer Caw- Advisory Committee. The commit- below-the-hook products. Ken Woi- ley, Samuel Estes and Robert tee is responsible for advising the Sec- dill was promoted from Director of Gross the opportunity to further retary
for inland and offshore wa- light and heavy oils. Gasoline and diesel fuel as well as Bak- ters are mechanical, insitu burning (ISB), and dispersant ken crude are light oils. They spread and evaporate quickly. application. Absorbent booms and pads may also be used, Heavy oils, such as bunker and bitumen
R. Ford (CVN 78), during a tour of the ship. Far Right: A crane moves the lower stern into place on the nuclear-pow- ered aircraft carrier USS John F. Ken- nedy (CVN 79) at Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va. John F. Kennedy is the second Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier which
PROFILE: TRAINING & EDUCATION Class is ‘In’Class is ‘In’ Clockwise, starting top right: Jean Wahl, President, Sea School; Ken Wahl, Vice President, Sea School; Invesing in cutting edge @ SeaSchool@ SeaSchool Simulation Technology Images courtesy Sea School SeaSchool lays claim to being the system
construction work. The Carlisles were already helping us do a lot of those things.” – William Bray, CEO of Carlisle & Bray CARLISLE & BRAY ENTERPRISES ken its mooring and was careening down the Ohio.) In current form, Carlisle and Bray (C&B) Enterprises In 2017, the company opened a new 160 foot, 1600
moved. the infrastructure on the rivers upon which they travel. At For open barges, 2016 saw a ? eet decrease of 151 barges a recent presentation given by Ken Eriksen and colleagues (267 retirements, and only 116 newbuilds). At one time coal at Informa Economics, a broad look at inland towboats was the
retires in September, pany as President and Regional Director Newport News Shipbuilding Caryn Nightengale, former Director he will be succeeded by Sarah Kenny, responsible for the Americas. Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) an- of Corporate Development for Boeing who joins BMT on August 1. nounced several
– Operations, Vancouver Ship- Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) Nautisk has appointed John Dawson Gruenhagen as Managing Director of yards (VSY). has taken over the management of as Project Manager. Based in the U.K., Finance and Administration to reinforce the Curaçao Droogdok Maatschappij Dawson will
– is in danger of disappear- seamen.” Similar words have been spo- (Photo: © Lefteris Papaulakis / Adobe Stock) ing. As the cargo decline is not likely ken by every recent U.S. Transportation to be reversed any time soon, the ? eet fore Congress on July 30, 2014: “we are much larger than it is today
. WheelHouse Technologies Staf? ng Update The WheelHouse Board announced that Craig Parkhurst has been promot- ed to the position of president and Ken- ny Campbell has been hired as national sales manager. Parkhurst joined Wheel- 55 www.marinelink.com MN MN Jan17 Layout 50-59.indd 55 MN
Photo: Konrad new business ventures. with a dual prop, and the introduction here more than 35 years. I walk the ? oor starts and ends with quality, which Ken One of his inside salesmen had expe- of its own in-house gear manufacturing every day and look forward to seeing ev- Konrad said comes back full circle
oices Photo: Konrad Ken Konrad and his wife Kathy decided to diversify from their steel mill operations in the early 1990s and Konrad Marine was born. Ken Konrad A Driven Innovator Walk around Konrad’s manufacturing and testing facility his entrepreneurial spirit was starting to come out, as he At his
. 18 TRAINING & SUBCHAPTER M Adding clarity to the many questions and uncertainties surround- ing Subchapter M. By Murray Goldberg 70 CROWLEY 36 Ken Konrad Ken Konrad is an innovator and Robert Grune, SVP & GM of Crowley’s Petroleum Division, 50 COLORFUL VIEW FROM SPACE engineer, a ubiquitous
best run, the best originally I was planning to join the Coast Guard,” said Ber- thought of company with some pretty cool shipping runs.” nhard. “But then, Ken Biebel, my college roommate and best While The Jones Act is a perpetual political football (and friend to this day, called me and we ended up going
is improvement of the methods is designed to travel under ice, surface when it reaches bro- and technologies used for oil spill detection, containment, ken ice, and collect oil from places where water and ice form treatment, recovery and cleanup. We engage in coopera- a patchwork. It was engineered to
similar pat- pected to be delivered summer optimistically enough kicked ni? cant challenge to before its announce- tern. In fact, I think it was John F. Ken- off with the long-awaited release of the industry, especially ment – that simply nedy who said, “When the tide comes in, in ? scal year 2021; the
. it gets pushed in between the islands in the Canadian Archi- pelago. It’s quite hard to deal with. Multi-year ice poses the How is climate change taken into consideration main hazard for shipping in the Arctic. when designing an offshore structure in an area Aside from the anthropogenic reasons
our members, are becoming involved in new issues, and are watching every dollar we spend. As a result, served in similar capacities for former Congressmen Ken- ny Hulshof (MO-09) and Henry Brown (SC-01) as well OMSA will come out the other side of this downturn as a as current Congressman Aaron Schock (IL-18)
we speak with Mike Read, President of Teledyne Marine; William Egan - Vice President Sales & Marketing – Imaging & Instruments for Teledyne Marine; and Ken Nagengast, SVP, Global Technology & Group CTO. TELEDYNE HAS GROWN STEADILY, SERV- stronger applications development, to synergistic technology platforms:
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Jelenic Michel Champagne Peabody Long Kent in delivering electronic technologies areas, 926 harbors, over 12,000 miles Jelenic Joins PMSA Thomas A. Jelenic has joined the Pa- to the Energy sector, with a career of commercial inland waterways, and ci? c Merchant Shipping Associatio