Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises named industry veterans Dietmar Wertanzl and Rod McLeod, to two new posts created to build service quality and improve outreach to travel agents. Wertanzl will lead Celebrity's Fleet Operations,
The board of directors of Puerto Rico Marine Management, Inc., Elizabeth, N.J., has announced the appointment of Ruddie E. Irizariy as president of PRMMI. Mr. Irizarry, in turn, announced two other high-level PRMMI appointments in the U.S. PRMMI, with 17 offices in the U.
Robert L. Wendt has been named president of the Sperry Division of Sperry Corporation. Mr. Wendt will succeed Salvatore A. Conigliaro as head of the Great Neck, N.Y.-based division. Mr. Conigliaro will take a leave of absence for six months, and will
On Tuesday, November 20, a major announcement shocked the cruise and financial industries when Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and Peter Ratcliffe, CEO of P&O Princess held a press conference in London to report that
Thomas B. Crowley, chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation (CMC), recently announced the formal withdrawal of the company's application to the U.S. Maritime Administration for $450 million in ship financing mortgage guarantees. This action
The Maritime Administration will host the 1984 Fleet Management Technology Conference at the Sheraton Plaza Hotel in Chicago, 111., April 25-27, 1984. It will be the fifth annual conference of the FMT Program, which has been established to improve productivity,
Plenty of companies talk the talk. Frontline also walks the walk. A large, young, double hull fleet, which is a market trend setter is an apt desire for most any company that carries oil from point A to B. Frontline, has sped from zero to 60 at record pace.
The Maritime Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have announced an interagency program to develop the nation's capacity to destroy hazardous wastes at sea aboard specially equipped, hightemperature incinerator ships. In a report released recently,
Richard Palk has been elected president of American Trading Transportation Company, Inc., according to an announcement made by that New York City-based shipping company. Mr. Palk, who had been vice president and general manager, will now serve as chief executive officer.
In the latest of various corporate changes that have occurred at Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Hvide Marine, the company has elected Gerhard E. Kurz as CEO and a member of its Board of Directors. He replaces James J. Gaffney, who had been serving