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UPSCO Appoints George Geyer VPResource Mgmt/Admin

George W. Geyer has been appointed vice president of Resource Management and Administration of the Upper Peninsula Shipbuilding Company (UPSCO). UPSCO's facility in Ontonagon, Mich., specializes in the construction of tugs, barges, drydocks, and ships or other steel fabrication work.

 

Homing in on Ships' Electrics

Power systems specialist Rolls-Royce now derives nearly $1.5 billion of total annual sales of $8.7 billion from the marine market, and an important element of its growth strategy in the marine domain is the development of its electrical capabilities, products and technology.

Levingston Launches U.S.-Flag Bulk Carrier 'Pride Of Texas'

Levingston Shipbuilding Company recently launched the motor vessel Pride of Texas at its Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 36,000-dwt dry bulk carrier was christened by Mrs. Valerie Nemirow, wife of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Samuel B.

Coal-Fired Marine Boilers

A Coal-Fired Marine Steam Plant Can Be Offered Today Which Will Provide The Same High Traditional Reliability. The origin of the steam boiler can be directly related to the invention of the steam engine, and its development has been a vital element

McGoidrick Elected To Board Of Directors At Barber Steamship

Joseph F. McGoldrick, chairman and chief executive officer, John W. McGrath Corporation, has been elected a member of the board of directors of Barber Steamship Lines, Inc. In making the announcement, Edward J. Barber, chairman of Barber Steamship, commented: "Mr.

$ 2 . 5 - M i l l i o n F o l l o w - On Contract A w a r d e d SEACOR

Systems Engineering Associates Corporation (SEACOR) has been awarded contract N00140-86-D- 9457 to provide engineering and technical services in support of technical training equipment (TTE) for the Naval Sea Support Center, Atlantic (NAVSEACENLANT), Philadelphia.

NMEA Annual Meeting Set For Oct. 14-16 In Boston

—Issues Call For Papers The annual meeting of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has been scheduled for October 14-16, 1984 in Boston, Mass.; the association has issued a Call for Papers to be presented at the conference. The

Executive Appointments Announced At HUD

Following the recent appointment of Robert Smith as managing director, Hongkong United Dockyards Ltd. (HUD) has announced executive management changes. Y.C. Chiu, who has been with HUD since 1950, has been appointed commercial manager of the dockyard.

Fire Safety Actuators From N e w Joint Venture/ Stockham-Ficotech

L.W. Kinderman, president and CEO of Stockham Valves & Fittings, Inc., Birmingham, Ala., and Charles Gray, chairman, FICOTECH, Inc., Kingsport, Tenn., have announced the formation of ajointventure company, Stockham-Ficotech. The new company will manufacture and sell fire safety actuators,

Skaarup Shipping Corporation Announces Executive Changes

Skaarup Shipping Corporation of Greenwich, Conn., has announced a number of organizational changes at the executive level. B.O. Larsen, president, has retired, effective January 1,1988, William O. Gray, formerly of Exxon Corporation, who joined Skaarup in September 1987,

 
 
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