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Levingston Launches U.S.-Flag Bulk Carrier 'Pride Of Texas'

Levingston Shipbuilding Company recently launched the motor vessel Pride of Texas at its Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 36,000-dwt dry bulk carrier was christened by Mrs. Valerie Nemirow, wife of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Samuel B.

 

Farrell Calls For Presidential C o m m i t m e nt To The U.S. M a r i t i m e Industry

In an address to the National Convention of the Propeller Club of the United States recently, Joseph Farrell, president of the American Waterways Operators, called for the Republican and Democratic party platforms to include a plank to rescue the U.

Coal-Fired Marine Boilers

A Coal-Fired Marine Steam Plant Can Be Offered Today Which Will Provide The Same High Traditional Reliability. The origin of the steam boiler can be directly related to the invention of the steam engine, and its development has been a vital element

$ 2 . 5 - M i l l i o n F o l l o w - On Contract A w a r d e d SEACOR

Systems Engineering Associates Corporation (SEACOR) has been awarded contract N00140-86-D- 9457 to provide engineering and technical services in support of technical training equipment (TTE) for the Naval Sea Support Center, Atlantic (NAVSEACENLANT), Philadelphia.

M a r A d Postpones Bidding On Five Obsolete Ships

The Maritime Administration has postponed until June 4 the opening of bids for the sale of five obsolete Government-owned vessels for conversion and operation in the fisheries or the domestic commerce of the United States. Invitation for Bids No.

Augsburger And Sylvester Promoted At Tenneco

The promotion of Larry A. Augsburger to vice president-administration was announced recently by Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production, a major operating unit of Tenneco Inc. John W. Sylvester Jr. was named to succeed Mr. Augsburger as director of employee relations.

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,

Congressman Murphy To Address Offshore Oil Conference

The Energy Bureau announced that Congressman John M. Murphy, Chairman of the House ad hoc Select Committee on The Outer Continental Shelf, will keynote its national two-day conference on offshore oil. Entitled "Offshore Oil: Challenge And Change,

Gulf Oil Announces Organization Changes At GT&T Division

The following organization changes and personnel appointments have been announced by H.I. Goodman, president of Gulf Trading & Transportation (GT& T) Company, a division of Gulf Oil Corporation. Named vice presidents in GT& T's Pittsburgh, Pa.

 
 
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