Ranging from a small, maneuverable coastal and inland multi-mission environmental boat to a large new generation deepwater supply vessel, this year's top ten workboats built by second-tier U.S. and Canadian shipyards represent a wide range of hull styles,


Two Management Appointments Announced At Skagit Corporation

Kenneth W. Verge was named director of long-range planning and product development, and Fritz K. Weimann was named director of engineering at Skagit Corporation, Sedro-Woolley, Wash., according to Skagit's president and chief executive officer Ralph A.

New MSI-Operated Rotterdam Research, Training Center

Marine Safety International (MSI) and the Municipality of Rotterdam announced a joint venture to establish a world-class maritime research and training center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The center, to be managed and operated by MarineSafety International Rotterdam B.

Executive Changes At Energy Transportation Corp.

Energy Transportation Corporation, New York, N.Y., has announced the appointment of Gregory J. Masaitis to the position of vice president, Operations, where he will assume overall administrative and operating responsibility for the company's fleet,

Braswell To Operate Panamanian Yard

Elliott S. Braswell Sr., chairman and chief executive officer of the Braswell Services Group, Inc., Charleston, S.C., recently announced the formation of Astilleros Braswell International, S. A., a Panamanian company. This company will further expand Braswell Ser- vices Group, Inc.

Appoint Hession President Of Koehring Clyde, Whirley Crane Producer

The appointment of John C. Hession as president of Koehring Clyde, Brookfield, Wis., was announced recently by Vincent L. Martin, executive vice president of Koehring Company, a unit of AMCA International Corporation. Koehring Clyde produces and markets

New & Notable

Bollinger Delivers Seacor Eagle Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, La., delivered Seacor Eagle, the first of two 145 x 36 x 10-ft. (44.1 x 10.9 x 3 m) supply/utility vessels for Seacor Marine, Inc., Houston, Tex. Seacor Hawk, a nearly identical sister ship,

M o r r i s G u r a l n i ck Elects R i c h a r d s on V i c e President

Hubert E. Russell, president and chief executive officer of Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., announced the election of Robert K. Richardson as vice president of the San Francisco-based firm of naval architects and marine engineers. Mr. Richardson

William O'Malley Named Executive VP At Sonat

William C. O'Malley has been elected executive vice president of Sonat Inc., effective immediately. Ronald L. Kuehn Jr., Sonat's chairman, president and chief executive officer, said Mr. O'Malley would have corporate-level responsibility for three of the company's oil services businesses,

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