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.
J. Erik Hvide has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Hvide Shipping Incorporated and its affiliates. He joined the Fort Lauderdale-based company in 1973 after gaining experience in dry cargo and tanker ship operations, both in the U.
Valley Line Company of St. Louis recently completed a broad restructuring and expansion of its marketing department to support an aggressive new strategy for profitable traffic growth. Thomas J. Barta, president, said Valley Line "has achieved substantial reductions in operating costs.
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.
Marianne C. Hughes, vice president of operations and administration for Coastal States Trading, Inc., the transportation and supply subsidiary of The Coastal Corporation, has assumed the additional responsibilities of marine operations following the retirement of Albin Smith,
FMC Corporation's Marine and Rail Equipment Division, Portland, Ore., recently delivered the ice-strengthened barge Arctic Endeavor to Crowley Maritime Corporation. At Crowley Maritime's request, FMC accelerated its production schedule by 10 days,
Stolt-Nielsen, BP Tanker Company, and bankers, together with their lawyers and financial advisers, met in Paris on August 2-4, for the signing of the various documents enabling BP to make its i n v e s t m e n t in the Greenwich, Conn.-based specialist chemical
—Literature Available Babcock & Wilcox, a McDermott company and a leading supplier to the power industry, and FlightSafety International, a leader in simulator training for both aircraft pilots and ships' officers and engineers, recently announced
Bultema Dock & Dredge Company has announced the appointment of Richard C. Kaminska Jr. as projects manager and Ste- ven A. Wenk as manager of administrative services. Bultema, a Muskegon, Mich.-based firm, specializes in marine-related work on the Great Lakes,
Philip J. Burguieres has been elected chairman of the board of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) for 1984-85. He is president and chief operating officer of Cameron Iron Works, Inc. of Houston. With 425 member companies, NOIA is