Trite as it may be, time is money, especially in the high-end cruise market that depends on millions of tourists spending ample sums of cash onboard today's floating cities. A cruise ship out of action can quickly translate to millions in lost revenue,
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.
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
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.
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
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.
The Marine Index Bureau, New York, the commercial depository for data concerning personnel illnesses and i n j u r i e s for the American merchant marine and affiliated industries, released its 34th annual statistical analysis recently. The analysis
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.
'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
Charles S. Devoy, president of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), recently announced the appointment of John F. Finnegan Jr., manager of marine operations for the Niagra Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), to membership on Committee IVConstruction and Maintenance,