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Curtis S. Townshend Appointed Vice President Of Mobil Marine Sales

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

 

Strategic Value Adding Purchasing

An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always

Demystifying Parametric Roll

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

Bridge Named President And CEO For Volvo Penta Of America

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

MagneTek Consolidates M i l i t a r y Business Efforts

—Literature Available MagneTek, Inc., an international leader in electrical equipment manufacturing and related services, has consolidated its military business efforts. The newly formed Magne- Tek Defense Systems, headquartered in Anaheim, Calif.

Roger Nejes Appointed Assistant To President, Todd Shipyards Corp.

Roger Nejes was appointed assistant to the president of Todd Shipyards Corporation at a recent board of directors meeting and will be responsible for facilitating and implementing the integration of the company's newly acquired subsidiary, formerly The Aro Corporation,

Chevron Transport Orders Four 35,000-Ton Tankers From Mitsubishi

F o u r new 35,000-deadweightton petroleum product tankers have been ordered by Chevron Transport Corporation, a subsidiary of Standard Oil Company of California, for service in the company's international trades. The diesel-powered vessels will

BP Invests $50 Million In Stolt-Nielsen

Stolt-Nielsen, BP Tanker Company, and bankers, together with their lawyers and financial advisers, met in Paris on August 2-4, for the signing of the various documents enabling BP to make its i n v e s t m e n t in the Greenwich, Conn.-based specialist chemical

Ingram Barge Completes Organization Changes— Reports Rapid G r o w th

Ingram Barge Company of Nashville, Tenn., has completed a broad restructuring of its organization to enhance its marketing effectiveness and facilitate efficient administration of Ingram's growing fleet. Neil N. Diehl, Ingram Barge Company's chairman,

Hubbard Named To Newly Created Position At American President Lines

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

 
 
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