Alan L. Holme was recently appointed managing director of Paceco International Limited, Croydon, England. The announcement was made by Paceco, Inc. president and PIL board chairman John F. Martin. PIL is the European affiliate of Paceco, Inc.,
The Lafayette, La., office of Phillips Petroleum Company has awarded a contract to Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, shipyard for construction of a selfsetting production-storage platform. It will have a liquid hydrocarbon storage capacity of 11,
Manises Propulsion and Energy. IZAR's two stroke diesel engines factory has tested and delivered a Mitsubishi engine of 8,670 kW at 127 rpm, that will be assembled in the 25,000 tons chemical ship, that is being built in the Turkish shipyard Celik
Adm. Ralph W. Cousins has been elected president and chief operating officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va. The former executive vice president will be responsible for the company's daily operations. John P. Diesel remains chairman of the board and chief executive officer.
Avondale Industries, Inc. recently announced that the U.S. Navy has ordered two additional LSD (Landing Ship Dock) class ships from its New Orleans-based shipyards division. Avondale said the order, worth $300 million, brings to five the number of LSDs the company is building for the Navy.
The U.S. Navy has awarded a $1,775,000 fixed-price contract to Nationwide Boiler Inc. of Fremont, Calif., for the refurbishment of seven mobile steam plants. The period of performance extends from February 1984 to June 1985. The contract calls
Nationwide Boiler Rentals, Inc., Mountain View, Calif., has been awarded a $1.9-million contract by the U.S. Navy to design and construct seven mobile boiler rooms. The systems, each consisting of two 5,000-pound-perhour, 200-psi boilers, contain complete water-softening equipment,
Krupp Mak Maschinenbau GmbH of Kiel, West Germany, has published a 28-page brochure that describes the Dicare engine diagnosis PC software system development by diesel experts of Krupp Mak. Dicare can only be used for Krupp MaK diesel engines.
World steel output fell by 2 percent in 1990 and is expected to contract again in 1991 as the steel industries of Europe and the USA are hit by recession and economic restructuring. However, production is buoyant in Japan and other major Asian steel centers such as South Korea and Taiwan,
Tracor, Inc., of Austin, Texas, announced recently that its Applied Sciences Group has received an initial $4.6-million contract with a potential value in excess of $9.9-million over the next two years from the Naval Sea Systems Command. The contract