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's 16th Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C., April 10-12 at the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
Mr. Kelly has been a NOIA director since 1983, and has served as NOIA's vice chairman since April 1987.
The board also elected Robert E.
Howson, president and COO of McDermott International Inc., New Orleans, La., to replace Mr. Kelly as vice chairman. Other officers reelected for the 1988-89 term by the board were: president: Charles D.
Matthews; vice president: Robert B. Stewart; treasurer. Matthew Simmons, president, Simmons and Co., Houston, Texas; secretary: Robert Burke, Environmental Services, Inc., Houston, Texas; and assistant treasurer: Ardon Judd, staff vice president, Dresser Industries, Washington, D.C.
New members elected to the board were: Gordon M. Anderson, executive vice president and CO0, Santa Fe International, Alhambra, Calif.; John B. Griffiths, president, Hydril Company, Houston, Texas; Dale P. Jones, Executive vice president, Halliburton Company, Dallas, Texas; K. Terry Koonce, senior vice president, Exxon Company USA, Houston, Texas; Jack E. Little, executive vice president for E & P, Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas; Frank A.
March, president and CEO, Seaward International, Clearbrook, Va.; J. Landis Martin, president and CEO, NL Industries, Houston, Texas; John J. Murphy, chairman, president and CEO, Dresser Industries, Houston, Texas; William C.
O'Malley, executive vice president, Sonat Inc., Birmingham, Ala.; C.R.
(Bob) Palmer, chairman and CEO, Rowan Companies, Houston, Texas; George Parker, president, Teledyne Exploration, Houston, Texas; Ray R. Seegmiller, president and CEO, Marathon Manufacturing, Houston, Texas; Matthew R. Simmons, president, Simmons and Company, Houston, Texas; Ian Strecker, executive vice president, Schlumberger Limited, Sugarland, Texas; and Kenneth W. Waldorf, chairman and CEO, Zapata Gulf Marine Corp., Houston, Texas.
Texas Marine Unit Uses Yellowfin-built Shallow Water Vessels for Border Patrol missions. Menaced by Mexican drug cartels, the Texas Department of Public Safety operates a fleet of six shallow-water vessels it commissioned in late 2011 and 2012 to patrol its borders. The agency purchased the boats from
The bulk carrier Pride of Texas (shown above), first of a new class of U.S.-flag merchant ships, was delivered recently by Levingston Shipbuilding Company of Orange, Texas, to her owners, Asco-Falcon Shipping Company of Houston. The new ship, about 612 feet long with a beam of 93 feet and depth of
operations after its recent installation on the Houston Ship Channel. The new, multi-effect dehydrator will be operated by Oil Processors of Texas under a franchised lease agreement covering virtually all of the Gulf Coast. F.T. Levens, president of The Levens Corporation, the exclusive operator of
Company officials have announced that a new corporate organization, Levingston Industries, Inc., has been formed and will be headquartered in Orange, Texas. The formation of three wholly owned subsidiaries of Levingston Industries was also announced. They are: Levingston Shipbuilding Company, h e
Wardwell, NOIA's new vice chairman. He is chairman, president, and CEO of the world's largest diving company, Oceaneering International Inc., Houston, Texas. He has served as a member of the NOIA board of directors for five years and as NOIA treasurer for the past two years. Prior to joining Oceaneering in
Mark Lamb was appointed to the oil spill oversight counsel at the recent Texas Waterway Operators Association (TWOA) meeting. Mr. Lamb is currently the president of TWOA as well as vice president of Barge Transport Company Inc.. His term with TWOA will expire soon, and at that time a new president
societies and Federal agencies will review current and proposed rules and regulations related to marine/offshore operations at a seminar in Houston, Texas, September 15-16, 1977. The two-day seminar is sponsored by the Center for Marine Resources at Texas A&M University and the West Gulf Section of The
The election of Lola Grebe as a vice president of American Commercial Lines, Inc., Houston, Texas, was announced by E.D. Butcher, company president. Miss Grebe, with more than 30 years of experience in the treasury and accounting functions of American Commercial Lines, will now have overall responsib
Larry Baker Sr., president of Baker Marine Corporation, Houston, Texas, has announced that Texas USA Engineers, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Baker Marine Corporation, has been renamed Baker Marine Engineers, Inc. Baker Marine Engineers, Inc. provides engineering services to the petroleum-relat
The second of three U.S.-flag dry bulk vessels being constructed at Levingston Shipbuilding Company was christened and launched recently at the Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 612-foot ship (shown above) hit the water after being christened Star of Texas by Mrs. Thelma Paden and Mrs. Marilyn Voss, co-sponsors
A new training series featuring firefighting techniques taught by Texas A&M University's Marine Firefighting Training School is now available from Gulf Publishing Company Video. The series, Marine Firefighting, has earned the endorsement of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS). "The
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HISTORY DESIGN EVOLUTION An Innovative Double-Ended Ferry Design for Texas. Credit: Bristol Harbor Group Inc. Credit: Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. to Create” and Marine Engineers (SNAME) conference in 1993, land, as its headquarters, as the original plan was to be- because no one was really building these
it opened an of? ce kick-start, direction and they were entre- “technology management MBA” – be- and I knew by the end of grammar school in Houston, Texas, a move that Faber preneurs,” said Faber in assessing how fore entering the workforce full-time that I wanted to be a naval architect. In sees
that has helped provide edu- cated their corporate headquarters to cational opportunities to 362 children trator Mark. H. Buzby. “They are a Galveston, Texas. The new location, at of employees across the HII enterprise. key component to national security and our economic viability as a whole; 320 77th
COLUMN AUTONOMOUS CYBER RISK “In 2013, a team of researchers from the University of Texas demonstrated that by using a $3,000 GPS spoofer, a small antenna and a laptop, an $80 million private yacht could be steered off course. The ship turned, but the chart display and the crew saw only a straight
remote control tion systems for marine vessels. Johnson earned a marine products on the market and have grown to a team of 35 engineering degree from Texas A&M University before with of? ces in Boston, MA and Hamburg, Germany. I now starting a career focused on complex projects in offshore oil hear
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VESSELS Next Generation of Z-Tech Tugs Arrive dered by Bay Houston Towing Company through its op- erator G & H Towing Company in Galveston, Texas. The Z-Tech 30-80 tug Mark E. Kuebler evolved from the pre- vious design for the same owner. A main feature of this lat- est Z-Tech incorporates Robert Allan Ltd.
planning phase. North American shale producers siphon more natural gas Fully 68% of the total is foreign direct investment or from vast reserves in West Texas and elsewhere. includes a foreign partner. Project types include new The U.S. is now expected to add 27.9 million ton of facilities and capacity
Southwest Electronic Energy Corp., an Ultralife Company Houston, Texas, Michael D. Popielec, CEO No. of Employees : 70, www.swe.com SWE SWE has pioneered underwater lith- battery system to meet the intense power lifetime. ium-ion battery solutions that power needs of a customer’s next-generation
MTR 100 InterMoor Houston, Texas, President/CEO: Mark Jones, CEO No. of Employees: 300 www.intermoor.com InterMoor In the past 12 months, InterMoor was chosen by operators form of chain pocket, wire roller and detachable and locking and large contractors to secure some of the largest ? oating mechanisms
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services at its ? ve shipyards located in southern cess, delivering value on a vessel that is truly unique to its speci? c application. Louisiana and Texas. Increased production capacity and a highly skilled and growing work-force Diversity of offerings has been Conrad Shipyard’s niche. Built at its
Strategy for Danfoss Power Solutions, based in Hamburg, Germany. Jim Lerner (right) is Vice President of Sales, Eastern US, for Danfoss Drives in Houston, Texas. Preparing for IMO 2020 Alternative Propulsion Systems n the May 2019 issue of Maritime or marine gasoil (MGO) — or for a high with an electric
The Case: THRUSTMASTER OF Thrustmaster of Texas has been leading the way over the past year in marine propulsion systems through the acquisi- TEXAS, INC. tion of several hybrid propulsion system patents, including the acquisition of a podded permanent magnet electric motor thruster, and Rolls Royce’s DP
industry. Sewart strategically operates two Louisiana of? ces located in Morgan City and Harvey to support their customer base in marine industry and Texas-Based operations are headquartered in Friend- swood, Texas. As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, the company has launched a new website and
MN100 Admiral Michael Rodriguez TEXAS A&M MARITIME ACADEMY: Dynamically Positioned for the Future Late last year, the Offshore Service Vessel Dynamic Po- domestic blue water ? eet has dwindled to record low num- sitioning Authority (OSVDPA) announced that the Texas bers. On the other hand, more that 98
repair and new construction services at its ? ve is long enough to clear tires and fenders; the worm gear shipyards located in southern Louisiana and Texas. Diver- controls the boom swing. Use the Rescue Davit with the sity of offerings has been Conrad Shipyard’s niche. Built at VR 12 Rescue Pole, sold
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generator. HybriGen As- Duke University, as well as a 73’ research and patrol vessel sist can provide a boost of electric power to the engine for for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The latter high speeds but can also be used to for electric power and featuring a revolutionary RHIB deployment system
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