Bjorn Ahlstrom, president and chief executive officer of Volvo North American Corporation, has announced the appointment of Robert Bridge as president and chief executive officer of Volvo Penta of America. Headquartered in Rockleigh, N.J., VPA
New appointments in its sales organization have been announced in Auburn, N.Y., at The Cordage Group, Division of Columbian Rope Company. William S. Stroud, formerly eastern regional manager, has been appointed national market manager-heavy marine.
Curtis S. Townshend has been appointed vice president, marine sales, for Mobil Sales and Supply, New York. He succeeds J. Owen- Smith who has assumed new duties with the Mobil organization in London. The Marine Sales Department is responsible
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
American President Lines of Oakland, Calif., has announced the appointment of W.B. Hubbard to the newly created posit ion of senior vice president-operations strategy. Succeeding him as senior vice president- operations is Lorenz P. Robinson, who
ACR Electronics, Inc., manufacturers of marine search, safety and rescue equipment, held its annual National Sales Conference August 11-13 in Ft. Lauderdale. This year an expanded program included all regional ACR sales representatives and their wives.
Joseph F. McGoldrick, chairman and chief executive officer, John W. McGrath Corporation, has been elected a member of the board of directors of Barber Steamship Lines, Inc. In making the announcement, Edward J. Barber, chairman of Barber Steamship, commented: "Mr.
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.
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.
The election of two new corporate officers by the board of directors of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., has been announced by Lykes president W.J. Amoss Jr. Robert J. Koch is the new vice president-administration. He succeeds John J. Creevy,