Almerico to Manage Trinity's Mississippi Shipbuilding Operations

Vincent R. Almerico Jr. has been named vice president, operations, of the Trinity Marine Group. He is now responsible for the overall operations and management of the Halter Marine, Inc. shipyard in Moss Point, Miss., and Moss Point Marine, Inc. in nearby Escatawpa, Miss.

The announcement was made by John Dane III, president of the Trinity Marine group, which in addition to the two Mississippi shipyards, includes the Equitable/Halter shipyards in New Orleans and Madisonville, La. Halter Marine's shipyard in Lockport, La., and Gretna Machine and Iron Works in Harvey, La.

All of the shipyards in the group are owned by Trinity Industries, Inc. of Dallas, Texas.

Mr. Dane said Mr. Almerico's immediate attention will be focused on the construction of six U.S. Navy 224-foot T-AGOS vessels at the Halter facility, and four 275-foot U.S. Army Logistic Support Vessels (LSV) at the Moss Point Marine, Inc.

Mr. Almerico joined Moss Point Marine, Inc. in 1985 as vice president of the shipyard. Moss Point Marine, Inc. was acquired by Trinity Industries, Inc. in August 1987.

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