Drew Ameroid8 Marine of Boonton, N.J., recently hosted a customer reception to introduce four new products to the marketplace. T.A. Cuomo, group vice president, worldwide marine operations, remarked, "We are grateful to all those who would devote
Thomas V. Van Dawark, vice president and general manager of Foss Alaska Line, Seattle, Wash., has been named president, Dillingham Maritime-Ocean Transportation Services Division. The announcement was made by David B. Ballash, Dillingham group vice president-maritime.
The American Independence, the second supertanker built by- Bethlehem Steel Corporation for Gulf Oil Corporation, was christened October 18, 1977, at the steel company's Sparrows Point Yard. Mrs. James E. Lee, wife of Gulf's president, christened
Delta Shipyard, a unit of Chromalloy American Corporation, has announced the completion of the M/V Echo, a seismic/utility vessel for Shell Oil Company. Primarily for use in the Gulf of Mexico, the M/V Echo is designed for shallow-water operation with a minimum draft of 5 feet 6 inches.
Twenty-seven maritime executives from six countries were elected Members of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) at the semiannual meeting of the international ship classification society held in New York City on September 19. This brings to 406 the number of ABS Members.
U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Administrator Stanford E. Parris announced that the maximum vessel length to transit the St. Lawrence Seaway and its 15 locks has been increased from 730 (222.5 m) to 740 ft.(225.5m)—the first
The appointment of Hugh Gait to vice president and general manager of Rockwell International Corporation's Autonetics Marine Systems Division (AMSD) heads the list of key top management promotions within the division. Mr. Gait had served as director of
The Los Angeles Division of Todd Shipyards Corporation has been awarded a $33-million fixed-price contract by Matson Navigation Company, San Francisco, Calif., to convert and expand the RO/RO trailership Matsonia into a combination lift-on/lift-off container and RO/RO trailer carrier.
Dynell Electronics Corporation, Melville, N.Y., announces the introduction of its new Model 400 Omega System. Designed to utilize the proven reliable Omega 300/300A Receiver, the Model 400 is a compact, state-of-the-art device displaying direct