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McNeece Unveils Unique Hull Concept

With John McNeece recently departing the company to "pursue other interests," the McNeece reputation is now led by Mark Hilferty. Destination Brisbane is touted as a breakthrough, advanced concept for a radical cruise vessel embodying the vibrant spirit of Australia.

 

Abex/Denison Promotes W. Grimes And R. Holmes

D.J. O'Rourke, vice presidentmarketing, has announced several organizational changes in the Marketing Department of Abex Corporation, Denison Division, Columbus, Ohio. The changes have been made, he said, to further increase the effectiveness

ON THE COVER

Bergeron Industries, Inc. has announced the delivery of the barge David B (shown above) to DBC C o r p o r a t i o n of America, Houston. Constructed at Bergeron's Braithwaite, La., marine facility, the David B, reportedly the largest inland service tank barge ever built,

Hitachi Zosen Creates New Ship Conversion Planning Department

To strengthen its service capabilities to shipowners the world over, Hitachi Zosen has recently established a Ship Conversion Planning Department as part of the Administration Division of the Shipbuilding Headquarters. The new department began operations on April 1, 1977.

Allweiler Pump Opens Office In United States

Allweiler International A.G., one of Germany's largest pump manufacturers, has announced the establishment of Allweiler Pump Inc. to market and service two lines of positive displacement pumps in the United States and Canada. The new corporation,

Space-Age Insulation Approved By Lloyd's

Lloyd's Register of Shipping has given approval in principle to the Gaz-Transport/McDonnell Douglas Corporation's LNG containment system. This combines Gaz-Transport's flat 36 percent nickel-iron alloy-membrane and an improved version of the Mc- Donnell

Tompkins To Market BFGoodrich Bearings In Four Eastern States

Lucian Q. Moffitt, Inc., a subsidiary of BFGoodrich, has named Guy Tompkins as a manufacturer's representative for BFGoodrich CutlessĀ® brand bearings. He will cover the commercial marine industry in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

ABS Appointed Verification Agent In The U.S. For Offshore Fixed Structures

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been authorized to act as a "Certified Verification Agent" by the Geological Survey of the United States Department of the Interior to ensure that offshore fixed platforms and other structures meet federal standards.

Argo International And Sealol Join Forces

John Calicchio, chief executive officer of Argo International Corp., has announced that Argo Marine has been named national distributor for Sealol (formerly Chempro) mechanical seals and mechanical packings. Argo will stock these products in their

BollFilter: 50 Years of Success and Counting

For more than 50 years BollFilter has sought to design, manufacture and deliver advanced filtration technology, specializing in filtration technology for shipbuilding and engine-building. Founded in 1950 by Messrs. Boll and Kirch in Cologne in the wake of World War II,

 
 
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