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.
Capt. Thomas A. King has been appointed superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y. The announcement was made by Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs. He succeeds Howard F. Casey, who
B&W Shipyard and B&W Shipbuilding Services have signed a contract with the shipyard of Tsakos Industrias Navales in Montevideo, Uruguay for construction of B&W trawlers under license. A few years ago, B&W Shipyard entered the Uruguay market with
Burmeister & Wain recently announced that 29 of 44 vessels ordered by Hon}? Kong shipowners f o r delivery in 1980-81 will be equipped with B&W engines. W o r l d Wide Shipping Ltd., headed by chairman Sir Yue- Kong Pao, has chosen Burmeister &