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.
A $10.6-million expansion program by Bay-Houston Towing Company was announced by W.D. Haden II, chairman of the board, as he disclosed the signing of contracts for four new tugs and option on an additional two vessels. One tug, the 4,200-hp Captain W.
Frank L. Beier Radio, Inc. has added certified magnetic compass repair and calibration to the services offered its customers. Literature is available describing the only certified service available on the Gulf Coast. Certification is available
Mangone Shipbuilding Company recently delivered the Western Narrows, an ultramodern, geophysical research and survey vessel with SCR (silicon-controlled r e c t i f i e r ) diesel-electric propulsion, to Western Geophysical Company of Houston.
Simrad, Inc., headquartered in Seattle, Wash., has announced the establishment of a branch office in the New York metropolitan area, which has been created in order to more efficiently promote Simrad products in the Eastern portion of the U.S.