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Senior USCG Advisor
Robert Lakey Joins
Helge Ringdal, Inc.
Senior Technical Advisor to the
U.S. Coast Guard in Washington,
D.C., Robert J. Lakey, has re- signed from the Coast Guard to join the marine consulting, bro- kering and trading firm Helge
Ringdal, Inc., 1100 Milam, Suite 2775, Houston, Texas 77002.
Mr. Lakey, a native Texan, will head up Ringdal's new Marine
Consulting Department as vice president. The new division will offer expert technical, regulatory and commercial advice on marine transportation, with emphasis on the transportation of energy (LPG, LNG and oil), and chem- icals.
Helge Ringdal, Inc., a subsid- iary of Helge Ringdal A/S, Oslo,
Norway, has been in operation in
Houston since 1975. The company has arranged annual seminars for the U.S. oil and gas industry on marine transportation of LPG. It has acted as maritime consultants and advisors to several major U.S. corporations, and has been instru- mental in putting together a num- ber of investment projects in the field of offshore drilling and ex- ploration.
The company operates interna- tionally through their own offices and a network of correspondents worldwide.
In Houston, the company acts as marine consultants, shipbro- kers and offshore investment bro- kers. The company also arranges project financing in cooperation with banks and investors world- wide.
The new vice president, Robert
J. Lakey, is presently chairman of the Inter-Governmental Mari- time Consultative Organization (IMCO) Sub-Committee on Bulk
Chemicals. He has been actively involved in President Carter's tanker safety initiatives, as well as the development and imple- mentation of U.S. policies con- cerned with IMCO participation and the IMCO Code for Liquefied
Gas Tankers, IMCO Code for
Chemical Tankers, and also rep- resented the U.S. in bilateral and technical discussions on tanker safety internationally.
Thomas J. Briskey
Jefferson Electric Corp.
Thomas J. Briskey
Thomas J. Briskey has been elected president of Jefferson
Electric Corporation of Hoboken,
N.J. A graduate of the U.S.
Merchant Marine Academy, Mr.
Briskey has accumulated over 30 years' experience in the marine field.
He was formerly with Engine
Specialties Corp., Tate Engineer- ing Co. of Baltimore, Md., and for the past 10 years vice president of Merrin Electric Co. He is a member of The Society of Naval
Architects and Marine Engineers, and the New York Society of Ma- rine Port Engineers.
Jefferson Electric, a marine- oriented contracting organization, has also been serving the indus- try for 30 years. They specialize in shipboard installation, conver- sion, and repairs of electrical sys- tems and equipment in addition to the extensive work performed in their large shop facilities.
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