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Worthington Compressors Names Hands President

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.

 

Todd To Build Six Guided Missile Frigates For Navy At Base Price Of $295 Million

Todd Shipyards Corporation has been awarded contracts by the U.S. Navy Department to build six guided missile frigates, FFG-7 Class, of which four will be delivered to the U.S. Navy and two will be delivered to the Royal Australian Navy. These

Worthington Engineered Pump Division Names Kenneth McGuckin VP

Kenneth J. McGuckin, Taneytown, Md., has been promoted to the position of vice president of the Engineered Pump Division of Worthington Pump Corporation. He will be responsible for the operations of both the Harrison, N.J., and Taneytown manufacturing and marketing operations.

Fincantieri to Build Liner For British Market

Cunard Line's parent company. Carnival Corporation, has signed a letter of intent with Italian shipyard Fincantieri for the construction of a new 1,968-passenger liner to serve the British market. The ship, which will cost approximately $400 million.

Ingram Barge Completes Organization Changes— Reports Rapid G r o w th

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,

A Change in Course

News from BP, the world's largest oil company, that it plans to have "close control" over 50 percent of its tonnage by 2005 may bring a wry smile to more than a few old timers. It was not very long ago at all that oil majors were systematically divesting themselves of vessels that,

Murray Named Executive Director Of St. John Port Development Commission

Ralph B. Murray has been appointed executive director of the Saint John Port Development Commission in New Brunswick, Canada, succeeding Murray McCavour, who has retired. The appointment was announced by Commission chairman Hugh McLellan. Mr.

Bretvin Named President And COO Of Stolt-Nielsen

Gunnar Bretvin has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Stolt-Nielsen Inc. of Greenwich, Conn., according to an announcement by Jacob Stolt- Nielsen Jr., chairman of the Stolt- Nielsen Group, who will continue as chairman and chief executive officer of Stolt-Nielsen Inc.

Grand Bahama Shipyard Receives Quality Mark

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

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.

 
 
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