A & B Industries

St. Louis Ship Lays Keel For First Peavey Towboat

With visiting dignitaries present, St. Louis Ship recently laid the keel for the first of two towboats f o r Peavey Company of Minneapolis. The 6,000-bhp towboats, 170 feet by 45 f e e t by 11 feet, will push grain barges between Cairo, 111., and New Orleans.

 

Ned Smith Named Vice President-Finance For American Steamship

Ned A. Smith has been elected vice president-financial planning and administration for American Steamship Company, Buffalo, N.Y. The announcement was made by Thomas W. Burke, president of American Steamship. Mr. Smith joined American Steamship in 1975 as controller.

$6 Billion Dollar Merger Tightens Cruise Industry

On Tuesday, November 20, a major announcement shocked the cruise and financial industries when Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and Peter Ratcliffe, CEO of P&O Princess held a press conference in London to report that

Worthington Engineered Pump Division Names Kenneth McGuckin VP

Kenneth J. McGuckin, Taneytown, Md., has been promoted to the position of vice president of the Engineered Pump Division of Worthington Pump Corporation. He will be responsible for the operations of both the Harrison, N.J., and Taneytown manufacturing and marketing operations.

ODECO's Hugh J. Kelly Elected Chairman Of NOIA At 16th Annual Meeting

Hugh J. Kelly, president and CEO of the Ocean Drilling and Exploration Co. (ODECO), New Orleans, La., was recently elected chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) for the 1988-89 term. The NOIA board of directors elected Mr.

Ogden Completes Sale Of Avondale Industries Common Stock

Ralph B. Ablon, chairman of Ogden Corporation, has announced that Ogden recently completed the sale of Avondale Industries, Inc. common stock to the Avondale Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), in accordance with the plan announced in July this year.

Intertrade Given Additional Navy Contract For Marine Fenders

Literature Offered Intertrade Industries of Huntington Beach, Calif., recently received an additional U.S. Navy contract for the supply of foam-filled marine fenders. Contract DLA500-86-C- 0758 was issued to the firm by the Defense Logistics

Devoe Marine And Devoe Napko Coatings Divisions Merge As Devoe Coatings Company

Grow Group, Inc. of New York, N.Y., recently announced the merger of Devoe Marine Coatings Co. Division and Devoe Napko Protective Coatings Division. The new company will be known as Devoe Coatings Company. In making the announcement at a meeting of 150 Devoe sales representatives, Joseph M.

Grand Bahama Shipyard Receives Quality Mark

Grand Bahama Shipyard has received ISO 9001 accreditation from the international certification body, Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd. Mr. Graham Brown, Vice President of Lloyd's Register North America Inc. presented the certificate of approval

Wiley And Clyde Iron Now Division Of AMCA Int'l —AMCA Sales $100 Million

Having achieved the $100-million sales mark in less than three years, Dombrico, Inc. has moved its corporate headquarters to 10 Allen Street, Hanover, >N.H. 03755, changed its name to AMCA International Corporation, and announced its intention to

 
 
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