Northwest Marine Iron Works has added two marine specialists to its staff in Portland, Ore. Joining Northwest Marine Iron Works are James M. Grider and David L. Hiller. Mr. Grider has been appointed quality assurance supervisor, and Mr. Hiller
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.
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
Formation of a new corporation, M.A. Stream Associates, Inc., to engage in marine surveying assignments throughout the world, was announced in Seattle, Wash., by its principals, Capt. M.A. Stream and L.R. Glosten. Captain Stream has been engaged
Since 1984, marine professionals worldwide have chosen NavCad software as one of their principal design tools for the analysis and selection of engine, gear and propeller systems. HydroComp, Inc., Durham, N.H., has produced NavCad 2.0—the most powerful NavCad software to date.
James H. Sessions has been named president of Newpark Shipbuilding and Repair, Inc., a shipyard with barge cleaning and gas freeing facilities situated on 22 acres on an island in the Houston Ship Channel. Newpark also announced the appointments of Stephen R.
Capital Marine Supply, Inc., a subsidiary of Cincinnati-based Midland Affiliated Company, is keeping its business shipshape with the help of computer technology. Capital Marine is a floating store built on a converted railroad barge on the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge, La.
Andrew A. Sallean has joined Bretagne ACB Corporation, New Orleans, La., as vice president of the newly formed department of naval architecture. ACB is a marine equipment design and manufacturing company specializing in articulated and integrated tug/barge hydraulic connection systems.
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
The now-idle Erie Basin-Port Authority Marine Terminal on the Brooklyn waterfront will be returned to maritime use as a marine support services center for tugboats, towboats and barges, Port Authority chairman Richard C. Leone recently announced.