The appointment of Geoffrey VV. Hands as president and chief operating officer of Worthington Compressors, Inc., Holyoke, Mass., effective January 1,1979, has been announced. Mr. Hands, presently president of Worthington-Turbodyne International, Inc.
Power systems specialist Rolls-Royce now derives nearly $1.5 billion of total annual sales of $8.7 billion from the marine market, and an important element of its growth strategy in the marine domain is the development of its electrical capabilities, products and technology.
With visiting dignitaries present, St. Louis Ship recently laid the keel for the first of two towboats f o r Peavey Company of Minneapolis. The 6,000-bhp towboats, 170 feet by 45 f e e t by 11 feet, will push grain barges between Cairo, 111., and New Orleans.
When the State of California, long a leader in reducing air-pollution, announced the Carl Moyer Program to reduce NOx emissions, towboat owner Aaron Lind and his family decided to get on board. The program is supported by a one-time appropriation
The first open hatch vessel (12,000 dwt) with gantry cranes was delivered to Oestberg's Rederi, in Norway, December 1962. This revolutionary vessel and crane design was a result of cooperation between Oestberg, Crown Zellerbach Co. and the Munck Group in Bergen.
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.
William B. Hubbard, senior vice president-operations of American President Lines, and John C. Roberts, vice president-corporate development of Natomas Company, have been elected directors of American President Lines. Mr. Hubbard, who has more than
The competitive satellite communications market has taken an additional step toward consolidation, with Station 12 — an independent operating business owned 65 percent by KPN (Royal Dutch Telecom) and 35 percent by Telstra — leading the way having the intention of cornering the market.
B.R. Martin has been named president of Korea Gulf Oil Company, according to R.W. Baldwin, president of Gulf Refining & Marketing Company (GORAM). Mr. Martin replaces S.K. Mc- Walter, who is returning to Gulf Oil Canada, Ltd. He will represent Gulf
Paul J. Evanson has been appointed controller of Moore and McCormack Co., Inc. (NYSE; Pacific), it was announced by Paul R. Tregurtha, executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Evanson, who joined Moore and McCormack as assistant vice president in January 1973,