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.
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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
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Marinette Marine Corporation of Marinette, Wise., has just added another 1,100 feet to its existing 1,100- foot dockwall along the Menominee River. Planning for the dockwall extension began in 1982 when Marinette applied for grant funding through the Wisconsin Harbor Assistance Program. Through
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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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HISTORY DESIGN EVOLUTION Ken FitzGerald is a Principal at Glosten, a full-service marine consulting and design ? rm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Ken has nearly 30 years of international marine experience, with broad engineering and design expertise, extensive ? eld survey work, and offshore
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