Are IMO regulations tough enough to keep national governments from imposing stricter measures?

Only partly
No--expect a slew of regional regs!

Marine Log

August 8, 2007

Ikdal named President of Gulf Marine Fabricators

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GIFI) has appointed Johannes Ikdal as the President of its South Texas facility, G. M. Fabricators, L. P. d/b/a Gulf Marine Fabricators.

Mr. Ikdal, who has over 30 years of worldwide marine fabrication and related construction experience, has been with Gulf Marine at this South Texas facility for over 12 years in various managerial capacities. Prior to his election as President of Gulf Marine, he was Operations Manager responsible for the supervision of all construction projects.

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc., based in Houma, Louisiana, is a leading fabricator of offshore drilling and production platforms, hull and/or deck sections of floating production platforms and other specialized structures used in the development and production of offshore oil and gas reserves.