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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.

 

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

Specialties Cornerstone of Canadian Market

The past decade was a tough one for the Canadian shipbuilding market. It was a decade that produced a decline of both employment and decline of newbuilds, many of which were contracted in the late 1980s still awaiting construction. This unfinished

CREDIT IN THE BUNKER BUSINESS Pitfalls, Problems, Techniques And Solutions

Conference told shipowners are being given "extraordinarily generous" credit terms for bunkers. The average bunker stem in today's shipping industry is around 700 tons per ship with a current value— at $85 per ton— of some $60,000. On an average fleet size of fourteen ships,

Peoples' Republic Of China Concentrates On Building Up Bulk Carrier Fleet

Over the past year or so, well over 100 secondhand dry cargo ships have been purchased by the Chinese, either for their domestic fleet, or for operation under "convenience" flags. A surprisingly large number of these—possibly over 30—have been bulk carriers,

128 Plant Facilities Located On Waterways In Fourth Quarter '76

James R. Smith, president of The American Waterways Operators, Inc., Washington, D.C., has announced that 128 plant facilities were located along the waterways of the United States in the fourth quarter of 1976, creating nearly 25,000 permanent employment opportunities.

Barber Steamship Lines Names Steven Roberts Assistant Vice President

Steven A. Roberts has been named assistant vice president in charge of personnel for Barber S t e a m s h i p Lines, it was announced by Robert H. Pouch, president of the general shipping agent. Mr. Roberts will be responsible for all employment

BP Offers 60-Page Brochure On Facilities/Capabilities

A 60-page pamphlet is being offered by the BP Company Limited, on their facilities, capabilities and history. The thorough publication contains text on the company's gas, shipping, pipeline, refinery, chemical, coal, nutrition and computer interests.

 
 
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