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.
Carmen Guide Jr. has been named president and chief executive officer of Lake Shore, Inc. of Iron Mountain/Kingsford, Mich. He replaces James T. Malsack, who has been appointed chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Guide began his Lake Shore career
The appointment of Edmond J. Fitzgerald as Director, Office of Ship Financing Guarantees at the Maritime A d m i n i s t r a t i on (MarAd) has been announced by Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs. Mr. Fitzgerald
Ward Fuller, executive vice president of American Steamship Company, Buffalo, N.Y., has been given the additional responsibility of chief operating officer, it was announced recently by Thomas W. Burke, president and chief executive officer of the GATX subsidiary company.
Grand Bahama Shipyard has received ISO 9001 accreditation from the international certification body, Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd. Mr. Graham Brown, Vice President of Lloyd's Register North America Inc. presented the certificate of approval
The V.Ships Managing Director of USA Shipmanagement operations — Mike Robinson, says that owners are anxious to secure competent crews to serve on their vessels in the coming years, but cost remains an overriding theme in today's market. V.Ships
Ingram Barge Company of Nashville, Tenn., has completed a broad restructuring of its organization to enhance its marketing effectiveness and facilitate efficient administration of Ingram's growing fleet. Neil N. Diehl, Ingram Barge Company's chairman,
Roger Nejes was appointed assistant to the president of Todd Shipyards Corporation at a recent board of directors meeting and will be responsible for facilitating and implementing the integration of the company's newly acquired subsidiary, formerly The Aro Corporation,
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,
American Hawaii Cruises recently announced two senior management appointments: Peter J. Bennett to executive vice president and chief operating officer, and George W. Thomason to senior vice president and chief financial officer. The announcement was made by Conrad Everhard,