Crowley promotes Bill Taylor to VP of Bulk Petroleum and Chemical Transportation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; June 20, 2007 - Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Capt. Bill Taylor has been promoted to vice president of bulk petroleum and chemical transportation and will manage the commercial activities of the company's petroleum tankers and barges. He will remain domiciled in Jacksonville and report to Rocky Smith, senior vice president and general manager of petroleum services.…
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Jackson Offshore LLC receives State of Louisiana Minority Certification

June 19, 2007—New Orleans, LA – Lee Jackson, President and CEO of Jackson Offshore LLC, a newly-established provider of high specification crewboat services in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, announced the company’s recent certification as a minority business in the state of Louisiana.   Jackson Offshore was formed in part to provide dedicated crewboat services to major oil and offshore…
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Intermarine’s Schmidt accepts post in Shanghai

Intermarine has announced that Michael Schmidt recently transferred to the company’s new Shanghai office.  Michael will have direct management responsibility for project development and pricing activities in the company’s Far East, India and Arabian Gulf service. Intermarine’s Asia Manager, Richard Seeg, commented, “We are very pleased to have Michael joining our team.  His knowledge of operations, chartering and corporate sales…
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Dometic Environmental Corporation appoints new vice presidents

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – June 15, 2007 – Dometic Environmental Corporation, a supplier of marine regrigeration and air conditioning products, announced two new executive appointments. Ken Taranto has been named vice president of galley products and aftermarket sales. Ned Trigg has been promoted to vice president of international and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sales.Ken Taranto comes to Dometic from the…
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Markey Machinery readies towing winch for 34 more years

On June 15th, 2006 a Markey TDSD-32 Towing Winch originally built in 1973 arrived at the Markey Shop for a complete rebuild so that its owner, Penn Maritime, could get another 30+ years of service out of it.   Eleven months later it left the Markey Shop as good as new and ready to go back to work.This Markey Double-Drum Towing…
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CS Controls introduces new marine service company

CS Controls, Inc of Orange, CA. and Houma, LA, a well-established supplier of Marine Equipment, is pleased to announce the formation of a Marine Service Company. The new company will operate under the name of CS Marine Services and will provide service along the Western coast of the US and is based in the Pacific Northwest. They will be able to…
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West Coast distributor for Alfa Laval adds Gulf Coast facility

(Seattle, WA) Today Alfa Tec Inc., a 14-year-old Seattle-based marine sales and service distributor, announced it will open a second location in Tampa, Florida, by June, 2007. "This will allow us to offer expanded operations to cover the East Coast and Gulf Coast regions," says Kevin Oakley, President. Alfa Tec was founded in 1993 as Alfa Laval Inc.'s exclusive distributor…
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Introducing the WQIS Policy Form 2007

Recognizing the need for change, the Water Quality Insurance Syndicate (WQIS) has created its 2007 Policy Form. The overall policy has been simplified by including and clarifying several endorsements while the coverage itself has been expanded, making it the most flexible and complete insurance coverage for today’s marine industry. “When WQIS was formed, it was in response to the first…
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MEBA reaches LNG agreement with Armada

The Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association (M.E.B.A.) has signed an agreement with Armada Companies, LLC to provide Person-In-Charge (PIC) marine officers for liquefied natural gas (LNG) deepwater ports and other terminals worldwide. Armada has a contract with Skaugen Petro Trans (SPT) Offshore, LLC to provide U.S.-citizen merchant officers supplied by M.E.B.A. to serve as PICs at terminals including the liquefied natural…
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