J. R. Overseas Company
Electronic Moisture Meters
- (502) 228-8732
- (502) 228-4395
GRP-33, Skipper Plus, Sovereign Dual Facility Moisture Master
P O Box 1228
Prospect KY 40059
Prospect KY 40059
Offshore Supply Vessel | Flag: United States of America | Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Dirk Lesko will assume the role of President of Irving Shipbuilding Inc., effective September 1, 2022, the Canadian shipbuilder announced.Ross Langley, Vice Chairman of Irving Shipbuilding, will continue as interim President until Lesko joins the company.Lesko retired in April 2022 as a Vice President of the General Dynamics Corporation and President of Bath Iron Works (BIW). Lesko served as President of BIW from 2017 to 2022.A 32-year BIW employee and third generation shipbuilder, Lesko held leadership positions including Vice President DDG 1000 Program, Vice President Surface Combatants and General Manager.
Despite all of the challenges that COVID-19 has wrought upon the marine industry, SAFE Boats International has managed to keep building and delivering boats to its customers. A snapshot of the last six months has seen the Bremerton, Wash. boatbuilder deliver more 30 boats, and it has a healthy backlog to keep busy for the next year and beyond. Its range of boats and customers runs from small to large, and deliveries stretch across the globe.Below are highlights of vessels SAFE Boats has delivered from late last year:Since last December two 23’ outboard-driven T-tops have been delivered to two customers on the East Coast.
Steerprop, a designer and manufacturer of propulsion systems, is building its North America presence with the appointment of Hank Morgan as President, and Samuli Järvinen as Chief Operating Officer of Steerprop Inc."The time has now come to move into the next phase of strengthening our presence in North America," said Riku-Pekka Hägg, President and CEO of Steerprop Ltd. "From our perspective, the market is moving in a positive direction as we see the number of loyal Steerprop customers increasing.
Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Memphis District for the rental of a 24-inch hydraulic cutterhead dredge, discharge pipe, and attendant plant for harbor dredging along the Mississippi River.The $7,335,450 contract was awarded June 2, 2022, with an anticipated completion date of February 28, 2023.A total of nine harbors were awarded, with actual dredging scheduled to take place from July 1, 2022, through December 2022.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has appointed Chakib Abi-Saab to its newly created role of Chief Technology and Innovation Officer (CTIO). Abi-Saab, who was previously with Bahri (formerly known as the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia) as their Chief Technology Officer, joins LR with considerable expertise in technology and digital enablement from both maritime and the oil and gas industry. Before his time with Bahri, Abi-Saab held executive roles at ship management company OSM, offshore energy provider Bumi Armada and Oil and Gas Services provider Baker Hughes.