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,
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.
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,
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.
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