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ACBL Rechristens Three N e w l y Acquired River Towboats

American Commercial Barge Lines (ACBL), headquartered in Jeffersonville, Ind., recently christened three towboats that it purchased from other companies. The renaming ceremonies for two of the vessels—the MV Don Stephens (ex- Miss Rosie) and the

 

Alco Power Inc. Names Richard Fuller

Richard Fuller was recently appointed manager of manufacturing for Alco Power Inc. of Auburn, N.Y. Mr. Fuller came to Alco from the Mixing Equipment Co., Inc. in Rochester, N.Y., where he held the position of manager of weld and fabrication departments.

E.M. Hood Reports Shipbuilders Optimistic Over Long-Term Future

In his year-end statement, Edwin M. Hood, president and board chairman of the Shipbuilders Council of America, a national trade association representing the nation's major commercial shipyards and suppliers of marine equipment and materials, stated, in part: "U.

Bird-Johnson Company Appoints Alan Hanson

Alan E. Hanson has been appointed manager of Bird-Johnson Company's Parts Department. In this capacity, he will supervise and coordinate all production and related customer service activities for KaMeWa controllablepitch propeller and thruster spare parts.

Dravo Mechling Appoints McCormick M a n a g e r, Tiger Fleet Facility

Dravo Mechling Corporation, the barge line subsidiary of Dravo Corporation, has announced the appointment of Frank McCormick as manager of Dravo Mechling's Tiger Fleet facility in Baton Rouge, La. In his new position, Mr. McCormick will be responsible

British Firm Sells Survey Technique To Maritime Administration

U.K.-based international shipyard consultants A and P Appled o r e ( A P A ) have sold t h e i r shipbuilding technology survey technique to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration. The survey technique is a system developed by

O'Sullivan Appointed President Of Fairbanks Morse Engine Division

Timothy V. O'Sullivan has been named president of the Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries, Beloit, Wise. He joined the Division in 1983 as vice president and general manager of parts and service, and later assumed the additional duties of vice president of marketing and sales.

SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL MARITIME SHOW

A PREVIEW The Second Annual National Maritime Show and Maritime America Conference will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center on March 29-31, 1983. Over 90 manufacturers and suppliers of marine-related equipment will display their range

AWO Testifies At USCG User Fee Hearing

The Coast Guard and Navigation Subcommittee of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, chaired by Congressman Billy Tauzin of Louisiana, recently held a hearing on the Coast Guard's proposed regulations concerning vessel inspection

Kenneth F. Murchison Retires From Texaco

Texaco, Inc. has announced that Kenneth F. Murchison, general manager of the company's International Marine Sales Department, has retired, effective September 1, after a long and successful career in the commercial marine industry. Born in Glen Cove, N.

 
 
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