Whitley Joins Rigdon

Tuesday, July 19, 2005
Larry Rigdon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rigdon Marine, announced the appointment of Jim Whitley as Director of Technical Services. Mr. Whitely will be responsible for vessel engineering, new construction, maintenance and repair, vessel documentation, and regulatory compliance.

“With over twenty five years of offshore marine experience, Jim possesses a vast knowledge of shipyard management, engineering, and new construction,” Rigdon said. “His comprehensive oversight of the technical operations of our vessels, including maintenance and repair, will provide a safe environment for our crews and an operating fleet of the highest quality for our customers.”

Whitley earned his Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Webb Institute of Naval Architecture. He previously worked for Rigdon Marine as an independent contractor, overseeing the engineering support and onsite management of the construction of the company’s ten GPA 640 class platform support vessels in Mobile, Alabama.

Maritime Reporter July 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

U.S. Drillers Add Rigs Despite Crude Collapse

U.S. energy firms added 5 oil rigs this week after putting 21 rigs into service last week, the most in over a year, despite a collapse in U.S. crude prices from recent highs in June,

West Africa's August Crude Exports to Asia to Slip

West African crude oil exports to Asia were expected to fall to 1.84 million barrels per day (bpd) in August, Reuters data and a survey of traders showed.     Slower

DryShips Reaches Agreement with Ocean Rig

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes, and through its subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Port Authority Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1592 sec (6 req/sec)