The maritime industry now views the future with greater confidence than it has done for many years. The shipping and shipbuilding sectors are now making a slow but steady recovery. For the first time in many years, the number of orders for the construction of new vessels has risen,
James H. Sanborn has joined Interstate and Ocean Transport Company, Three Parkway, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, as vice president and general manager of Eastern United States Operations. Mr. Sanborn r e p o r t s to Stephen A. Van Dyck, chief operating officer of Interstate,
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.
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
—Literature Offered Schoellhorn-Albrecht Machine Co., a recognized manufacturer of marine equipment on inland waterways since 1887, has recently been acquired by two St. Louis men, Robert Pavlisin and Norman Morgan. Under the new leadership of Mr.
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
Krupp Atlas Elektronik, Houston, Texas, has named Henry S. Woods III marine sales manager, South/Central, it was announced by Manfred Reimann, general manager. In his new post, Mr. Woods reports directly to Mr. Reimann in the Houston office. Mr.