Davie Shipbuilding Limited recently launched the second in a series of marine jackup drilling rigs. Mrs. Lillian Schindler broke the traditional bottle of champagne and thereby launched and christened the Glomar Jackup II. Mrs. Schindler is the wife of Marvin Schindler.
A $5-million contract for SMATCO deck equipment and Pnu- Tanks has been signed by TBW Industries of Houma, La., which will provide the equipment for MacLaren Shipyard of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MacLaren is currently building 14 supply boats on orders placed by Brazilian offshore operators.
The Babcock & Wilcox Company and Brown Boveri have announced that a memorandum of understanding has been signed to restructure their relationship in the nuclear equipment business in Germany. Babcock-Brown Boveri Reaktor GmbH (BBR), a German supplier of nuclear steam supply systems,
William B. Alexander, president of Airfilco Engineering, Inc. of New Orleans, La., has announced the appointment of John E. Riley as vice president and general manager of the company. Airfilco Engineering, Inc. is a gas process equipment supplier specializing
M.A.N. (Maschinenfabrik Augsburg- Nurenberg) AG, West Germany, and Brons Industrie N.V., Appingedam, the Netherlands, have signed a licensing agreement covering the construction and sale of M.A.N, four-stroke engines of type L/V 20/27 and ASL/ASV 25/30 with outputs ranging from 400 to 4,