Versatile Corporation Inc. of Vancouver, B.C., recently announced two major appointments within its marine and industrial group.
Donald W. Challinor, president and chief executive officer of its Canadian West Coast shipyards, Versatile Pacific Shipyards Inc., with facilities in North Vancouver and Victoria, has been named president and CEO of Versatile Davie Inc. of Lauzon, Quebec, the yard that the company acquired in 1985. He has been with Versatile Pacific (formerly Burrard Yarrows Corporation) since 1968, and has been CEO since 1982.
Appointed the new president and CEO at Versatile Pacific is David J. Alsop, formerly the company's senior vice president. He has been with the company since 1973, and was appointed senior VP in 1982.
Versatile Corporation's third shipyard subsidiary is Versatile Vickers Inc. of Montreal, whose president and CEO is Stuart Reader.
For information of Versatile's shipbuilding and repairing facilities and services, Circle 76 on Reader Service Card
before appointed ACL's vice president for the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland. ACL's liner services consist of: the weekly North Atlantic and Canadian service from Liverpool to Halifax, Nova Scotia, New York, Portsmouth, and Baltimore; the weekly North and South Atlantic and U.S. Gulf Service
Burrard Yarrows Corporation of Vancouver, Canada's largest ship repairer, has won an 11- million Canadian-dollar contract to carry out a modernization refit on the frigate HMCS Mackenzie. This is the first time a major refit of a Canadian warship has been entrusted to a private dockyard on Canada's
The Canadian shipbuilder and repairer, Davie Shipbuilding Limited of Quebec, has been purchased by the Vancouver-based Versatile Corporation, already a significant shipyard operator and one of Canada's top 100 industrial manufacturers. This acquisition makes Versatile a major force in Canadian
ports, Delta will serve ports in Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, the Caribbean and Central America; (b) from U.S. Pacific and Canadian coast ports, express passengercargoliner service is offered to Mexico, Panama, Caribbean Islands, Central America, east coast Colombia, Venezuela
Deliveries of vessels by member yards of the Canadian Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association in the first six months of 1978 totaled 22 with an estimated gross tonnage of 97,161. This compares with 12 vessels and a gross tonnage of 74,380 in the same period of 1977. The 1978 tonnage represents
Epton Industries Inc. extruded a Canadian first recently with the completion of an order for 600-mm (24-inch) OD marine fenders, largest of their kind yet produced in Canada, according to the manufacturer. Destined for the Port of Vancouver on Canada's West Coast, this extrusion cut into 46 3-meter
through much of 1982. However, as 1983 began, there was good news. On January 6, the Government of Canada announced a series of measures to promote Canadian shipbuilding including the following elements: (1) Extension of customs and excise laws to goods used in resource exploration and development from
conference will also bring together government officials and spill response firms who are involved in oil spill laws and services. Both the U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards will be supporting the event. The Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle will be the location of the conference and
New Policies And An Oil And Gas Bonanza Promise A Bright Future Recent news from the Canadian Arctic and the offshore continues to give promise of a bonanza of oil and gas. Exploration activity is proceeding at a good pace despite the oil glut and the drop in energy prices. The petroleum industry
for the LNG plant facility. This recent agreement marks the first sale of LNG between Canada and Japan, and provides a major new market for surplus Canadian natural gas. The buyers have indicated that LNG from Canada will significantly assist Japanese efforts to diversify their LNG sources. It is
In Work To Shipbuilding & Allied Industries Over Next 15 Years Based on a speech by J.W. Serge Poirier, Director-Procurement & Supply Maritime, Canadian Department of National Defense (DND), at the Canadian Maritime Industries Association (CMIA) and Allied Industries Outlook Conference late last
COLUMN OP/ED ? re? ghting is not a pro? table or sustainable venture. For determine that marine ? re? ghting services require dedi- example, to meet the regulatory standards ASA companies cated assets in contrast to vessels of opportunity currently have pre-positioned marine ? re? ghting equipment
response times and increasing report- ry selection criteria listed in 33 CFR port, that this be codi? ed in regula- ing requirements. In the evolution of 155.4050 or suite of salvage services tions with due process to permit a fair this veri? cation program, the Coast outlined in 33 CFR 155.4030(b).
COLUMN OP/ED A Reassessment of the U.S. Marine Salvage Posture It has been ten years since the U.S. Salvage and Marine FireÀ ghting Regulations were published: Is it time for a reassessment of the U.S. marine salvage posture? By Jim Elliott In 1982, the National Research Coun- Reassessment of the Marine
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BY THE NUMBERS The U.S. Coast Guard’s 2018 Domestic Annual Report on Flag State Control The U.S. Coast Guard’s 2018 Domestic Annual Report given the millions of lives at stake – in the U.S. ? ag ? eet. contains statistics regarding inspections and enforcement In 2018 there were 40 valid Flag State
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world yearbook KBOAT MARKET SAFETY: USCG, AWO WEIGH IN In late July 2018, the American Waterway Operators (AWO) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) issued their annual benchmarks on safety for the domestic towing industry. It came at a particularly timely moment, just on the heels of the deadline for the
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Book Review Norwegian Petroleum Museum Getting Down to It; 50 Years of Subsea Success in Norway has been co-authored by industry veteran, and now professor emeritus at the University of Stavanger (UiS), Arn? nn Nergaard, and senior historian at the Norwegian Petroleum Museum Kristin Øye Gjerde. now.
Technology New & Notable Subsea Visualization: Sonardyne Tech for Seabed “You never miss anything” Observatory At the Offshore Technology Confer- A new seabed observatory is to be ence 2019 (OTC) in Houston this year deployed offshore Vancouver, Canada, Sidus Solutions and Vantrix unveiled using long