Joseph B. Shiffert, president of North Florida Shipyards at Commodores Point in Jacksonville, Fla., has announced recent appointments to expand and strengthen the yard's extensive services to ship operators. Albert A. White has joined North Florida Shipyards as production manager and assistant to the president.
Mr. White has recently been manager of ABS Technical Services, with many prior years in the American Bureau of Shipping, including assignments as surveyor in Greece and Germany and area principal surveyor in the Middle East.
John McKelvey has been appointed superintendent, Diesel Department. He has wide-ranging experience with various sizes and types of diesel engines up to 14,000 bhp. Most recently, Mr.
McKelvey was field service engineer for Colt Industries; he has also worked with gas turbines up to 25,000 hp.
Jim Becker, with 22 years' service in the U.S. Coast Guard, has joined the North Florida team as ship supervisor coordinator.
Most recently, he worked with the USCG office of Marine Inspection in Jacksonville.
North Florida Shipyards maintains a staff of 300 people skilled in all phases of topside ship repairs, conversions, and modifications.
New York representative for North Florida Shipyards is Richard F. O'Boyle; (201) 566- 4477.
who do quality work but are virtually unknown in the U.S. market. One of the first companies to sign up with Richard F. O'Boyle, Inc. was North Florida Shipyards of Jacksonville, whose principal Joseph B. Schiffert has been in ship repair for 30 years. Beginning as boiler insulation specialists (Th
and refurbishment of the 700-foot-long by 92-foot-beam RO/RO trailer vessel S/S Northern Lights (Ex. S/S Puerto Rico) is being accomplished by North Florida Shipyard, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., at its Commodores Point Facility, after being laid up for approximately three years and following its recent
joining of the two vessels and below the waterline work, including the installation of the hi-lift Willi Becker rudder and Kort nozzle/ propeller. North Florida Shipyards, Jacksonville, Fla., performed extensive modifications, reflagging, maintenance and repair work on both the Fuji and the forebody
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