Ed Paden, president of Levingston Shipbuilding Company, Orange, Texas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ashland Oil, Inc., announced the signing of a $28.6-million contract to build a Levingston-designed Class 111-C jackup drilling rig f o r Dixilyn-Field of Houston, Texas.
Following a recent board of directors meeting, J.T. Gilbride, chairman and chief executive officer of Todd Shipyards Corporation, announced that on July 15, 1981, Hans K. Schaefer will assume the presidency of the corporation, succeeding Arthur W.
D. John Nichols, president of Mississippi Marine Corp., Greenville, Miss., has announced the appointment of R. Monroe Barrett and Hugh Smith Jr. to executive posts in the firm. Mr. Barrett recently joined Mississippi Marine as manager of marketing and repair operations, while Mr.
At the Shipbuilders Council of America board meeting held recently in Washington, D.C., James R. Mellor, executive vice president, Marine, Land Systems & International, General Dynamics Corporation, St. Louis, Mo., was elected chairman of the board of directors of the council.