American Bureau of Shipping
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.
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point shipyard near Baltimore has entered into a contract with Barber Steamship Lines to refit five of its foreign-flag vessels for use in the U.S. Navy's Ready Re- serve Fleet (RRF). The upgrading work will