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Northwest Marine Iron Works Names Grider And Hiller

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

 

FMC Launches Another World's Largest Barge

The Marine and Rail Equipment Division of FMC Corporation, Portland, Ore., launched the second in a series of the world's largest roll-on / roll-off (ro / ro) barges on September 9. John E. Carroll, FMC Division president, said: "The triple-deck

Hofmeister Named VP Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc.

Leo L. Mellam, chairman of Flexi-Van Corporation, the New York City-based maritime equipment leasing company, recently announced the appointment of Hasko W. Hofmeister as vice president, Western Region of its subsidiary, Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc.

Bird-Johnson Appoints National And Regional Sales Managers

Bird-Johnson Company, 110 Norfolk Street, Walpole, Mass. 02081, a major U.S. supplier of marine propulsion equipment, has realigned its sales organization by appointing a new national sales manager and two regional managers. Ole H. Midttun has

Delta SS Awards Contract To Equitable For 50 LASH Barges

Equitable Equipment Company, Inc. was recently awa-rded a second contract to construct an additional 50 LASH barges for Delta Steamship Lines, Inc. The barges will be built at Equitable's New Orleans, La., shipyard. Equitable Equipment Company is

Isotta Fraschini S.p.A. Awarded Navy Contract

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded to Isotta Fraschini S.p.A. of Milan, Italy, a firm-fixed-price contract for production and support of amagnetic diesel engines to be installed in U.S. Mine Countermeasures (MCM) ships. The initial

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

New GE MST-21 9,000-19,000 SHP Steam Turbine Available

The new General Electric MST- 21 low-horsepower, geared marine steam turbine ship-propulsion power plant, designed specifically for the 9,000-19,000 shp range, is now available. The MST-21 was developed by GE to meet the propulsion requirements of low-horsepower ships,

Wartsila Diesel Acquires Lindholmen Motor

Wartsila Diesel of Finland and the Nordstjernan Group of Sweden have agreed on the sale of Lindholmen Motor AB and its subsidiary, Scandinavian Governor Services AB, to Wartsila. The agreement, which covers Lindholmen's complete production and after-sales operations,

Kvaerner Masa-Yards Delivers

Despite a year of turmoil spurred by its parent company's withdrawal from shipbuilding, Kvaerner Masa-Yard's Helsinki shipyard continued to build on its world renowned tradition of delivering some of the finest cruise liners ever built. In mid-November,

 
 
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