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.
Lucian Q. Moffitt, Inc. of Akron, Ohio, a leading distributor of marine bearings, has named National Marine Enterprises, Inc. of Santa Ana, Calif., as manufacturer's representative serving Texas, according to Claire A. Drach, president of Moffitt.
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.
An ABS research project deflates the mystique surrounding parametric roll, a rare but dangerous phenomenon particularly threatening to containers/lips. In October 1998, a large, post- Panamax containership limped into the port of Seattle, a victim
B.R. Martin has been named president of Korea Gulf Oil Company, according to R.W. Baldwin, president of Gulf Refining & Marketing Company (GORAM). Mr. Martin replaces S.K. Mc- Walter, who is returning to Gulf Oil Canada, Ltd. He will represent Gulf
Lavino Shipping Company, Philadelphia, Pa., announced recently that it had been purchased from E.J. Lavino and Company, its corporate parent, by an investment group represented by the shipping company's current management. F.H. Muldoon, president of Lavino Shipping Company,
McDermott Incorporated has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, McDermott International, Inc., has purchased the semisubmersible pipelaying barge Viking Piper from Viking Jersey Equipment Limited, a 75-percent-owned affiliate of Santa Fe International Corporation,
Mr. Lawson will be succeeded as president by John M. Stenstrom, who has been Norsk's vice president and operating manager since 1982. W. Scott MacKinnon has been appointed vice president and chief financial officer; he was formerly secretary/treasurer.
The board of directors of National Steel and S h i p b u i l d i ng Company (NASSCO) has elected Fred N. Hallett to the new position of vice president-finance and treasurer, reporting to NASSCO president C. Larry French Mr. Hallett comes to NASSCO f r om Risi Industries, Inc.
R.E. Howson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott International, Inc., recently announced the formation of an executive operating committee. Mr. Howson said the committee has two major goals: to make the company more