Maine Maritime Academy announced that Amoco Foundation, Inc. of Chicago has contributed $4,000 in support of the ongoing activities at the Academy, as part of its annual giving program. Donald G. Schroeter, executive director of the Amoco Foundation,
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
A convincing economic argument fuels the liner shipping sector's adoption of unprecedented capacity ratings, with a new level soon to be reached in impending projects for newbuilds in the 9,000-TEU category, and technical work set in train for ships in the 10.
Blue Water Marine Supply, Inc. has announced the formation of its new Offshore Safety/Survival Division. Blue Water president Walter E. Turner, in making the announcement, said George D. Gray has joined the firm as vice president and manager of the division.
Twin City Barge, Inc., South St. Paul, Minn., recently announced the signing of an agreement in principle for the acquisition of Transload and Transport, Inc., Morgan City, La. The acquisition will include several companies that are affiliated with Transload and Transport, Inc.
Stanley M. Kowleski, ferry transit manager for the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway, and Transportation District has been elected president of the International Marine Transit A s s o c i a t i on (IMTA). The IMTA is an international organization representing ferry operations,
Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass., has named Peter Lapp general manager for its Gulf Coast Operations. He will be responsible for Bird-Johnson's propeller foundry facility located in Pascagoula, Miss., and propeller repair facilities located in Mobile, Ala.
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
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.
M i d - A m e r i c a M a r i n e O f f e rs L i t e r a t u r e O n G e n e r a t or A n d Propulsion Engines
Mid-America Marine (M.A.M.) of Memphis, Tenn., which specializes in sales and service of marine and industrial generator sets, power units and propulsion engines, has made available free literature on the products and services offered by the company.