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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

 

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.

Weerts Named Senior Program Manager For American Systems

Carl M. Albero, president and chief executive officer of American Systems Engineering Corporation (AmSEC), has announced the appointment of Gary L. Weerts to the position of senior program manager, in recognition of his contributions to the firm as a senior manager.

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.

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,

$1 -Billion Lube Oil Refinery To Be Constructed In Saudi Arabia

An agreement to build in Saudi Arabia the world's largest lubricating oil refinery was signed in Riyadh recently by representatives of the General Petroleum and Minerals Organization (Petromin)— the Saudi Arabian state oil agency — and wholly

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.

Inspection Crackdown Planned By Ship Insurers

Many international marine insurers, faced with mounting losses, have decided on closer inspections of risky commercial ships and on depriving some of them of hull insurance. Coming in the wake of the worst year for casualties for bulk and combination carriers,

NKF Engineering Expands With Acquisition Of Two Additional Firms

NKF Engineering, Inc. of Reston, Va., recently acquired two small companies to expand its capabilities in serving U.S. government and commercial clients. The firm has purchased the Marine Engineering and Design Division of Halifax Engineering of Norfolk.

Gulf Oil Announces Organization Changes At GT&T Division

The following organization changes and personnel appointments have been announced by H.I. Goodman, president of Gulf Trading & Transportation (GT& T) Company, a division of Gulf Oil Corporation. Named vice presidents in GT& T's Pittsburgh, Pa.

 
 
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