Crowley Maritime Corporation, One Market Plaza, San Francisco, Calif. 94105, has announced the appointment of Peter C. Smedes as a senior port engineer on the corporate engineering staff. As a member of the Hull Engineering Division of the worldwide tug and barge corporation, Mr.
Allen Zang has been named president of The American Ship Building Company's Nashville Bridge Company (Nabrico) Division, it was announced in Cleveland, Ohio, by Francis W. Theis, president and chief executive officer of the parent corporation.
Hillman Barge & Construction Company of Brownsville, Pa., has announced the launching of the 400th barge the company has built for the Crounse Corporation of Paducah, Ky. Like the first barge Hillman built for Crounse in 1964, this 195-foot by
Kenneth W. Waldorf has been named vice president of Zapata Corporation's Technical Services Group, with responsibility for new construction of offshore drilling rigs, marine service and fishing vessels, and fish processing plants. This represents
Richard A. Wilson, president and chief executive officer of Agri- Trans Corporation, a major transportation and barging company with offices in St. Louis and New Orleans, recently announced five promotions in the company's management staff. Gary L.
Launched in March 2001, The Marine Export Partnership (MEP) is a new initiative designed to assist British marine companies in their exporting efforts and to raise the profile of the British marine industry to potential overseas customers. The
Fabrication of custom-built marine equipment for three Midwest firms has been completed recently by Maxon Marine Industries, Inc. of Tell City, Ind. Three identical deck barges (one shown above) were ordered by the J . S . Alberici Construction Company, Inc.
Reporting this year's SMM 2000 Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology Exhibition as "booked out," Hamburg Messe is dubbing the exhibition as one that is multi-cultural and lingual — the biannual conference is predicted to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors from 42 countries.
Keel-laying ceremonies for the first 2,000- dwt breakbulk vessel in a series of three vessels for American Atlantic Shipping, Inc., was held recently by Equitable Shipyards, Inc. at its Madisonville La., shipyard. The principals attending the keel-laying ceremonies were Paul Hancock,
Robert J. Blackwell, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce, has announced the award of a $137,446,600 subsidized shipbuilding contract to Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., for the construction of