Hillman Barge And Construction Names Ira Singleton VP

Hillman Barge & Construction Company, Brownsville, Pa., has announced the appointment of Ira J. Singleton as vice presidentmanufacturing. In his new capacity, Mr. Singleton will be responsible for the overall production operations of the barge and towboat manufacturing facility.


Kaiser To Build LNG Tanks For Oceangoing Ships On Pinto Island In Mobile Bay

Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation, Oakland, Calif., has announced that it will construct a multi-million-dollar facility at Mobile, Ala., to assemble and install huge liquefied natural gas tanks in oceangoing ships. The company said it has

Wayne Musgrove To Head New Chem-Marine Corp.

Morgan City businessman and m a r i n e s p e c i a l i s t Wayne Musgrove has been elected president and board chairman of Chem- M a r i n e C o r p o r a t i o n . The new Louisiana corporate structure was organized by Twin City Barge & Towing Company (TCB) of St.

Watts Named President And Chief Operating Officer Of Solus Ocean Systems

David H. Watts, formerly executive vice president of the company's Americas Region, has been elected to the position of president and chief operating officer of Solus Ocean Systems, Inc., Houston. He joined the company in 1965, participating as

Todd Shipyards Los Angeles Division To Build Four 89,700-Dwt Tankers At A Total Cost Of $136 Million

Todd Shipyards Corporation recently announced that it has signed contracts for the construction of four 89,700-dwt tankers at approximately $34 million per vessel. Two of the tankers will be built for subsidiaries of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.

Gulf Trading Names Kenneth L. Hawthorne

Kenneth L. Hawthorne, formerly director-equal employment opportunity for Gulf Oil Corporation, has been named vice president- human resources for Gulf Trading & Transportation Company (GT&T). He succeeds H.G. Carpenter, who has been appointed

Perspectives On Third World Port Development

Within the last decade, containerization has transformed the appearance and operations of many ports in the developed world and has established a dominant position on virtually all deepsea general cargo routes between industrial nations. Despite

ICHCA Appoints Finlay New Secretary General

On behalf of the Council and Executive Board of the International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association, the chairman, R.P. Holubowicz, has announced that Patrick Finlay has been appointed secretary general of the Association. Headquartered at Abford House,

PFEL Accepts Bethlehem Bid Of $20 Million For Ship Conversion

John I. Alioto, president of Pacific Far East Line, the San Francisco, Calif.-based steamship company, has announced the signing of a contract with Bethlehem Shipyards of San Francisco for the conversion of four PFEL LASH vessels to full containerships.

ASNE Annual Meeting Set For May 2-3 In Washington, D.C.

The president of The American Society' of Naval Engineers (ASNE), Rear Adm. D.H. Jackson, USN, announced that the Society has scheduled its annual national meeting, ASNE Day, for Thursday and Friday, May 2-3, 1974, at the Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.