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.
—Color Brochure A v a i l a b l e— For some 70 years, The Falk Corporation of Milwaukee has been building a reputation for producing durable, reliable, and energy-efficient marine drives. Every day, thousands of such drives provide dependable service in tugs,
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.
Three new vice presidents were elected at Halter Marine, Inc. recently, and three other executives were elevated to new positions according to Floyd J. Naquin, president of the New Orleans company. The new vice presidents are: Sidney C. Mizell,
R.E. Howson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott International, Inc., recently announced the formation of an executive operating committee. Mr. Howson said the committee has two major goals: to make the company more
Crowley Maritime promoted Ed Schlueter to vice president of its Vessel Management Services subsidiary. Schlueter will remain in Seattle and report directly to Tom Crowley Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. Schlueter joined Crowley in 1976 and has
The Port of Boston's newest maritime facility—an $18-million container terminal — was dedicated recently. Massport's executive director David W. Davis, and port director Martin C. Pilsch Jr. officiated at the ceremony. The two-crane container
— L i t e r a t u r e A v a i l a b le Sales of cold-water survival suits by Imperial Manufacturing Company of Bremerton, Wash., approach 100,000 this year, according to production manager Jim Skelly. A big boost in sales for the company, which has been producing survival suits for 15 years,
"The outlook for marine construction in the Gulf of Mexico in the 1980s is, in my view, not only good, it is great," Robert E. Howson, president of McDermott Marine Construction, recently told participants in a symposium sponsored by the University
James J. Bartell has been appointed general manager in charge of the International Marine Sales Department of Texaco Inc., effective September 1, it was announced recently by John K. McKinley, chairman and chief executive officer. In his new assignment, Mr.