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.
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
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
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.
Conoco has placed an order with the Underwater Maintenance Company of Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, England, to equip their entire tanker fleet with Neutrally Buoyant Hull Aperture Blanks. On several occasions in the past, Conoco has purchased these
Hellenic Lines has placed an order for two 625-foot-long rollon/ roll-off vessels with Japan's Sasebo Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. Hellenic also has an option for construction of two more roll-on ships at Sasebo. Each ship will have approximately 10,
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.
Britain's giant shipping group P and 0 has unveiled designs for a versatile new type of naval vessel which can be built or refitted in any commercial shipyard capable of handling a deepsea trawler. The designs are intended to help governments with
'Waterfront Academy' To Teach Students About Shipbuilding National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) and the Sweetwater Union High School District announced the creation of a "Waterfront Academy" that will train high school seniors in ship
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.