Cunard Line's parent company. Carnival Corporation, has signed a letter of intent with Italian shipyard Fincantieri for the construction of a new 1,968-passenger liner to serve the British market. The ship, which will cost approximately $400 million.
Kenneth J. McGuckin, Taneytown, Md., has been promoted to the position of vice president of the Engineered Pump Division of Worthington Pump Corporation. He will be responsible for the operations of both the Harrison, N.J., and Taneytown manufacturing and marketing 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.
James R. Kelly, director of the Delaware River Port Authority's World Trade Division and a past president of the North Atlantic Ports Association, has been named to succeed executive director William W. Watkin Jr. as head of the bistate agency.
The Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom and the British Shipping Federation are to unite to form one national organization representing the interests of- British shipowners. The new organization will be called the General Council of British Shipping.
Gunnar Bretvin has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Stolt-Nielsen Inc. of Greenwich, Conn., according to an announcement by Jacob Stolt- Nielsen Jr., chairman of the Stolt- Nielsen Group, who will continue as chairman and chief executive officer of Stolt-Nielsen Inc.
Royal Viking Line recently announced the appointment of Joseph A. Watters as its new president and chief operating officer. Mr. Watters comes to the line from Princess Cruises, where he has served as president since April 1981. Prior to that time
Aqua-Chem, Inc., Milwaukee, Wis., recently announced plans to move to a new office facility in Trammell Crow's Park Place on the northwest side of the city. The glass and brick structure, now under construction, will house Aqua-Chem's corporate staff and two of its divisions,
Earle W. Pitt, president of The Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Mass. 02035, was elected chairman of the board of directors at the board's first meeting of the year 1977. He succeeds Ralph Hayden, who retired in December, and also stepped down as a director.
Skaarup Shipping Corporation of Greenwich, Conn., has announced a number of organizational changes at the executive level. B.O. Larsen, president, has retired, effective January 1,1988, William O. Gray, formerly of Exxon Corporation, who joined Skaarup in September 1987,