A & B Industries

Brinlee Named General Manager-Venezuela For Loffland Brothers

Wayne Brinlee formerly division manager in Malaysia for Loffland Brothers Company, has been appointed general manager of the company's operations in Venezuela, and will be stationed at the Maracaibo office. He joined Loffland as a rig superintendent in Libya in 1968,

 

William Black Appointed President Of Moran Transportation Industries

F. Robert Black, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Moran Transportation Industries, Inc., announces the relocation of his office to Houston, where he will be directing the majority of his attention to strategic affairs and corporate expansion to Los Angeles and New Orleans.

$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

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.

Bird-Johnson Appoints Richard E. McGinnis A Trustee And Director

Richard E. McGinnis, corporate vice president of TRW Inc. and general manager of TRW's United- Carr Divisions in Burlington, Mass., has been elected a director and trustee of Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass. Howard Scott, chairman and chief executive officer of Bird- Johnson,

Chevron Transport Orders Four 35,000-Ton Tankers From Mitsubishi

F o u r new 35,000-deadweightton petroleum product tankers have been ordered by Chevron Transport Corporation, a subsidiary of Standard Oil Company of California, for service in the company's international trades. The diesel-powered vessels will

Yamazaki New President Of Sumitomo Machinery

Nick Yamazaki, formerly vice president and chief operating officer of Sumitomo Machinery Corp. of America, Teterboro, N.J., has been promoted to president and chief executive officer. Mr. Yamazaki replaces Takashi Fuji, Sumitomo Machinery president for the past two years,

The Evolution of Marine Painting

Evolution is an interesting word. The Dictionary defines it as "an ongoing process of development". While the term is most closely associated with Human development, it also applies equally well to manufacturing and technology. In the Marine Industry,

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

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.

 
 
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