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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.

 

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

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.

MarAd Submits Final Rule For Governing Evaluation Of Bids

The Maritime Administration has submitted for publication in the Federal Register a final rule governing the evaluation of bids submitted to federal agencies by subsidized U.S.-flag bulk vessel operators for the carriage of dry-bulk preference cargoes.

State of the P&I Market: As Stocks Drop, Rates Will Rise

The 13 P&I Clubs within the International Group continue to dominate the world market for shipowners' liability insurance despite increasing competition in recent years from fixed premium facilities. The development of the fixed premium market and,

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.

$ 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.

ARCOMS Appoints President For Subsidiary

Advanced Remote Communication Solutions, Inc. (ARCOMS) has named John R. Westgarth as president of Enerdyne Technologies, one of its wholly owned subsidiaries. Westgarth will be responsible for all operations and administration for Enerdyne, and will report to Michael Silverman,

Star Lines Names Ansari Vice Pres./lranian Sales

Jeffrey M. Driesen, vice president, marketing and sales of Star Lines Shipping Co., Inc., has announced the appointment of Hassan Ansari to the p o s i t i o n of vice president/Iranian sales. Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Driesen said, "Mr.

 
 
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