A jackup accommodation barge for Zakum Development Company (ZADCO), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has been constructed by IHI (Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), Japan, for use in the Persian Gulf. It will be a control and accommodation center
The Bollore Maritime Division (BMD) is investing $5 million in a new software management system called iQ-Ship. As a group company OT Africa Line (OTAL) will benefit from this system, which is designed to enhance the quality of service provided to its customers worldwide.
Abex Corporation has announced the appointment of Paul J. Powers as president of the company's Denison Division, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. In his new position, Mr. Powers is responsible for the division's worldwide operations. These include the Research & Development Center,
CDI Marine Company announces the recent award of two major contracts to supply design services to the U.S. Navy. The first is a $1.3-million, one-year contract to provide design and engineering support for Navy surface ships to Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Jacksonville, Fla.
Erich H. Feierabend has been named vice president of manufacturing for Abex Corporation, Denison Division, according to an announcement by B.R. Horne, division president. Mr. Feierabend will be located at the division's headquarters in Columbus,
—Literature Available Bailey Controls Company of Wickliffe, Ohio, has completed the construction of their new process control demonstration facilities. Located at the company's headquarters, the facility offers guests a chance to observe the operation of process plants,
When arranging coverage for a ship in the London market, insurance brokers will soon be able to conduct negotiations with underwriters over a computer. Already, dummy trials are being held, with live electronic placing scheduled to start in April.
A worldwide computer network has been launched by five firms in a joint venture which provides clients with maritime industry information. Lloyd's Register of Shipping, Lloyd's of London Press Limited, Phs. Van Ommeren International B.V., Fairfield International Corp.
The appointment of Christopher J. Jacobs, assuming the dual roles of vice president, marketing, and director of international operations, has been announced by Contromatics' president John P. Kempton. In this new management position, Mr. Jacobs is