E.B. Koelliker, vice president, DeLaval Turbine Inc., has announced the appointment of Arthur L. FoltZ Jr. as general manager, Middle East.
Mr. Foltz will be based at De- Laval's Middle East Headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where they have a sales and service organization, and are planning a warehouse and repair facility.
In addition to his responsibilities in Riyadh, Mr. Foltz will be responsible for DeLaval's sales in other areas of the Middle East, and the existing DeLaval sales office in Amman, Jordan.
Mr. Foltz, who received his BSME degree from Purdue University, is a 25-year DeLaval veteran.
His most recent assignment was general sales manager for DeLaval's Engine and Compressor Division, Oakland, Calif.
DeLaval has been supplying diesel generators to the Middle East since 1948, and has been actively involved with compressors and turbine drivers used for a wide variety of natural gas and processing applications, including gathering, transmission and reinjection.
, the first significant move was the switching of ro/ro ferries from their traditional short-sea routes (in the North Sea and elsewhere) to deepsea Middle East trades. Port congestion, which reached horrendous levels in 1975-76, has since disappeared much f a s t e r than many people had anticipated
is a director of the USA/West Africa trade. Mr. Miles will be responsible for the development of new business opportunities, principally in the Middle East and Nigeria. He will be assisted by a newly formed development team, which at present consists of P. Collins, T.G. Sawyer and J.C. Bishop. Mr
Carrier Transicold sales and service centers located around the world. The directory categorizes centers by global location (North America, Europe, Middle East, Pacific/ Far East), region in the case of North America (Atlantic, Gulf, Pacific, Great Lakes, Canada) or country in the cases of Europe (Denmark
and built for Seaspeed Services especially for this trade, will commence service from the Virginia port of Portsmouth and will call at the Middle East ports of Dammam, Dubai, Bandar Shahpour, and—in a later sailing —Jeddah. Seaspeed Services is already the largest carrier from Northern Europe
manager. Promoted to vice president were C.L. Barnhill, London, area vice president, Europe and Africa ; J.H. Morris, Bahrain, area vice president, Middle East; B.G. Parker, Bahrain, vice president and operations manager, Middle East; E.D. Shepherd, Houston, area vice president, and R.E. Hinson, Orange
in GE's Industrial Gas Turbine Department. In Geneva, Nicholas Baker will continue as sales manager for marine gas turbines in Europe and the Middle East, and Gary Whalen will continue as sales manager for industrial applications in Europe. John Mann joined the company on December 1 as sales
and of maximizing revenues in the long-term. In the wake of the Iranian Crisis, these ceilings have been strictly applied. Oil exports from the Middle East have for some years served to balance global supply and demand, but since 1973 the political and economic climate in the Middle East has changed
., responsible for the Middle East and Southeast Asia areas. Mr. Davis joined the McDermott organization in 1969 as an operations engineer in the Middle East, becoming vice president of the Middle East operations in 1972, and Group vice president there in 1974. Since that time, he has been responsible
products. The company maintains operations in North America, Europe, the Far East and Middle East. It is engaged in port management in the Middle East through its Seatrain Gulf Services, and in freight management through Seatrain Agencies. With the acquisition of Pride Refining, Inc. last
to the offshore industry. Among its projects, Rendel, Palmer and Tritton has worked throughout the world for the last 30 years, particularly in the Middle East and more recently in the North Sea, with marine projects and terminal installations, and is currently managing the Thames River Moveable Barrier
. The American-Arab Chamber conducts a variety of programs designed to stimulate U.S.-Arab commerce, including arranging for visitors from the Middle East, organizing the U.S. trade missions to that part of the world, and general trade promotion. Dr. Eldin said the Arab states are not interested
REPAIR & CONVERSION the concerns about security as the electric grid becomes more He added that improved safety features, including lifeboats, dependent on offshore wind. would be necessary in a conversion and that personal com- These calculations and estimates provide a backdrop for the fort is also an
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m c c o w n Tells a Story between China and the U.S. containers that arrive via the West In November, total inbound containers declined 7.9% from the Coast. Those macro factors in- year earlier month. This follows a similar 8.0% decline in Octo- clude population dispersion and ber. Both of these
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GREAT SHIPS OF 2019 RV Atair: A (new) Star is Born The new research vessel received its While it is a medium-sized research tally friendly natural gas or diesel fuel. quirements for the “Blue Angel” eco- name on the occasion of its traditional vessels, it is the largest ship in the BSH In addition
capacity growth in the ous factor of them all: the ship’s current pan, and the level of service and mainte- tually, this leads to positive changes in Middle East and Asia? And, then there’s state. nance it will require. It’s possible to get vessel performance and optimization. Is the enforcement of tighter
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N BY THE NUMBERS SHIPBUILDING Powered by ‘Go East Young Man, Go East’ There is nothing like a bar chart from our friends at Vessels Value to illustrate the pronounced movement of large, oceangoing ship constructruction to the East, a ‘trend’ which has been a generation in the making. Perhaps surprising
meeting spot, announce a new edition of Oceanol- tinction to continue to develop in order connecting businesses, government and ogy International Middle East, which to deliver value to the companies invest- academic institutions together. will be taking place in Abu Dhabi from ing in each event. Oi
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PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy PuritisBlanchet Rockwood Piccione Gage Ingalls Shipbuilding Shea & LytleGriebenow have joined the ? rm in senior leader- specializing in designs using alternative of Gulfport. Shipbuilder Academy was ship positions. Paczkowski joins the fuels and
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