Barney Evans Opens Public Relations Firm

Barney Evans, widely known as a PR specialist in the maritime field, recently took early retirement from Crowley Maritime Corporation and has opened his own public relations consulting firm at 215 Market Street, Suite 530, San Francisco, Calif.



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,

Amoco Foundation Contributes To Maine Maritime Academy

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,

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

Elect Stanley Kowleski New President Of IMTA

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,

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.

Leggett, Lowen And Singman Named To NMC Board Of Governors

Further broadening the maritime industry's representation in the National Maritime Council, the NMC recently announced the addition of three key maritime industry leaders to its Board of Governors. These officials are Robert L. Leggett, president, Joint Mari- time Congress, Washington, D.

Industry-Wide Interoperability Investment Paying Off

The Integrated Shipbuilding Environment (ISE) project sponsored by the National Shipbuilding Research Program is a three-year effort to develop and deploy an industry-wide architecture for computer interoperability. ISE is targeting cost and cycle


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

Racal Wins $2.8-Million For Marine Simulators

Racal-SMS Ltd., Surrey, Enland, has announced that recent orders for the Marine Radar and Navigation Simulator Type 9000 have totaled over $2.8-million. Orders have been received from Canada, Germany, the Middle East, Korea and China. The MRNS

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