In an address to the National Convention of the Propeller Club of the United States recently, Joseph Farrell, president of the American Waterways Operators, called for the Republican and Democratic party platforms to include a plank to rescue the U.
The appointment of Geoffrey VV. Hands as president and chief operating officer of Worthington Compressors, Inc., Holyoke, Mass., effective January 1,1979, has been announced. Mr. Hands, presently president of Worthington-Turbodyne International, Inc.
The board of directors of Puerto Rico Marine Management, Inc., Elizabeth, N.J., has announced the appointment of Ruddie E. Irizariy as president of PRMMI. Mr. Irizarry, in turn, announced two other high-level PRMMI appointments in the U.S. PRMMI, with 17 offices in the U.
Lucian Q. Moffitt, Inc. of Akron, Ohio, a leading distributor of marine bearings, has named National Marine Enterprises, Inc. of Santa Ana, Calif., as manufacturer's representative serving Texas, according to Claire A. Drach, president of Moffitt.
Thomas B. Crowley, chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation (CMC), recently announced the formal withdrawal of the company's application to the U.S. Maritime Administration for $450 million in ship financing mortgage guarantees. This action
The Maritime Administration has postponed until June 4 the opening of bids for the sale of five obsolete Government-owned vessels for conversion and operation in the fisheries or the domestic commerce of the United States. Invitation for Bids No.
The promotion of Larry A. Augsburger to vice president-administration was announced recently by Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production, a major operating unit of Tenneco Inc. John W. Sylvester Jr. was named to succeed Mr. Augsburger as director of employee relations.
The Maritime Administration has submitted for publication in the Federal Register a final rule governing the evaluation of bids submitted to federal agencies by subsidized U.S.-flag bulk vessel operators for the carriage of dry-bulk preference cargoes.
The National Marine Electronics Association has finalized plans for its Annual Meeting, which will be held at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, Wash., October 13-15. The program will feature a variety of workshops, forums, technical papers and presentations.
The Maritime Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have announced an interagency program to develop the nation's capacity to destroy hazardous wastes at sea aboard specially equipped, hightemperature incinerator ships. In a report released recently,