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.
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.
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,
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
Deway Marine & Industrial Craftsmen, Inc. Virginia Beach, Va., has introduced a new seal for inwater shaft repair. SealChest Corporation has designed, developed, patented and proved the seal, Duclamp, for inwater propulsion shaft repair. Conventional
The New England section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers held its annual student papers meeting recently which was attended by over 60 members and student members. The first paper, entitled "Influence of Design and Fabrication on
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
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,