Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation, headquartered in New Orleans, recently announced the following appointments: Ralph A. Vaccaro Jr. has been named contracts manager and will be responsible, on a worldwide basis, for the administration, negotiation and finalization of all c o n t r a c t s . Mr. Vaccaro joined Gulf Fleet in 1974 as insurance manager, and was appointed assistant s e c r e t a r y in 1979. He is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y.
Raymond L. Stratton has been named insurance manager and will be responsible for the placement, administration, and claims handling of Gulf Fleet's total insurance program. A graduate of McNeese State University, Mr.
Stratton joined the company in 1976, and has served as insurance analyst since that time.
Jim Castle has joined Gulf Fleet's marketing staff as a sales representative in Houston, Texas.
Mr. Castle has 10 years of sales experience in the oil and marine fields. He is a graduate of Sam Houston State University.
Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation is one of the Houston Natural Gas group of companies, and provides a wide range of services to the offshore petroleum and construction industries on a worldwide basis.
The s e l f - e l e v a t i n g offshore drilling unit Sam Noble, built by Levingston Shipbuilding Company of Orange, Texas, was christened recently in ceremonies held in Port Arthur, Texas. The unit was built for the Noble Drilling Corporation, and was christened by Mrs. Mary Jane Noble, wife of
Granville W. Holman Jr. was recently elected president and chief operating officer of Raymond International Inc. and James J. Wildasin has been elected president of Raymond Offshore Constructors, Inc., a subsidiary of Houston-based Raymond International, a worldwide engineering and construction compa
Raymond International Inc. of Houston has expanded its services to the offshore oil and gas industry by establishing an offshore projects group at the Oakland, Calif., headquarters of Raymond's wholly owned subsidiary, Raymond Kaiser Engineers Inc. The new group will provide engineering and constructi
Corporacion Raymond S.A., a subsidiary of Raymond International Inc., 2801 South Post Oak Road, P.O. Box 22718, Houston, Texas 77027, has been awarded a contract of about $10 million by Estructuras Venezolanas to design and construct a marginal wharf in Guanta, Venezuela, said Henry F. LeMieux
Raymond International of Delaware, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond International Inc., 2801 South Post Oak Road, P.O. Box 22718, Houston, Texas 77027, has been awarded a contract for over $11 million in conjunction with the expansion of the Port of Warri, Nigeria. Raymond will install concrete
W.L. (Les) Porter Jr. has been named vice president, Raymond Fabricators, Inc., Houston, Texas, a subsidiary of Raymond Offshore Constructors, Inc. Mr. Porter is responsible for domestic and international fabrication projects and for the operation of Raymond Fabricators' 437-acre yard at Houma, La.
L-3 SAM Electronics won a contract for the supply and installation of the electrical system package on an accommodation platform being built in Kiel, Germany, by Nobiskrug of Rendsburg as part of the DanTysk offshore wind farm project jointly developed by Stadtwerke München (SWM) and Vattenfall. L-3 SAM
J.C. (Jock) Leighton has been elected executive vice president of Raymond Kaiser Engineers Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond International Inc. based in Oakland, Calif. He also was elected a member of the executive committee of the subsidiary's board of directors. Mr. Leighton, who joined
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Henry F. LeMieux, president and chairman of Raymond International, Inc., 2801 South Post Oak Road, Houston, Texas 77027, has announced that Raymond Technical F a c i l i t i e s Inc. (Ray- Tech) , a wholly owned subsidiary, has received a contract to provide final engineering design of marine and
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