A new offshore crewboat, eighth in a series built for the same owner, has been delivered by Halter Marine Services, Inc., Chalmette (La.) Division, to Gray Mackenzie and Company, Ltd., Bahrain. The new vessel is the Grayflier, a 78-foot crewboat whose home port will be Dubai.
The full meeting of the International Maritime Industries Forum (IMIF) held in London recently has elected Dr. Helmut Sohmen as its new chairman. Dr. Sohmen is chairman of Marine Navigation Company, the U.K. affiliate of Sir Yue-Kong Pao's World-Wide Shipping Group,
Markey Machinery Co., Inc. of Seattle, designer and builder of auxiliary marine deck equipment, recently delivered a Type WESD- 28S Drum Windlass for a 350-foot barge built by McDermott Shipyards, for Matson Navigation Co. The 10 hp electric windlass has a narrow width drum to ease spooling,
Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation demonstrated its powerful new fireboat recently at the Poydras Street wharf in New Orleans. Named Gulf Fleet No. 40, the new boat is the 100th vessel to join Gulf Fleet Marine's growing fleet of tugs, towing/supply vessels,
Ogden Corporation, 277 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10017, has announced that Ogden Marine, Inc. will construct two U.S.- fiag 42,000-ton multi-product vessels at Avondale Shipyards. A long-term charter has been entered into for one vessel. These ships,