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American Steamship Company Elects Three Executives To Vice Presidential Posts

C.T. Shen, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, and Thomas W. Burke, president and chief operating officer of American Steamship Company, a subsidiary of GATX Corporation, have announced the election of three executives, Louis E.

 

Volvo Penta Engines In Clean Design Ferry

Norway's M/F Nordfjord is reportedly the world's first ferry that fulfills requirements for the "Clean Design" classification. Among the strict demands of clean design are low-level emissions to water and air, as well as a high level of reliability

Nilsen Named President Bailey Refrigeration And Affiliated Companies

Ralph R. Bailey, chairman of the board of Bailey Refrigeration Co., Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y., has announced the appointment of Sigurd Nilsen as president of that company and their affiliated companies. Mr. Nilsen has been associated with the marine

New Towboat Design At St. Louis Ship Results From Two-Year Research Program

The Super Hydrodyne, an improved towboat design that resulted from an extensive $500,000 research and development program, was unveiled recently by St. Louis Ship, a division of Pott Industries Inc., St. Louis, Mo. The Super Hydrodyne, claimed to

Another Panamax Bulker Delivered By B&W Yard To Liberian Owner

Burmeister & Wain Shipyard in Copenhagen recently celebrated the naming of Yard No. 883, a Panamax bulk c a r r i e r of the yard's fuel-saving type. Of approximately 64,000 dwt, the ship was ordered by A / S Klaveness C h a r t e r i n g of Oslo, and was named by Mrs.

Use Of Helicopter To Install 18 Tank Cleaning Machines Saves Operator $37,000 And Time

How can 18 tank cleaning machines for crude oil washing be permanently retrofitted onboard a 101,500-dwt ore/bulk/oil carrier when its decks have too many hatches to use sheerlegs and the sea is too rough to use a floating crane? The superintendent

U.S. And Canadian Banks Lend $50 Million To Argentine Shipping Firm

The Bank of Boston and the Bank of Montreal will lend $50 million to Argentina's state-owned shipping firm, financing the company's building projects through the end of 1978. The loan will be repayable over seven years. The two banks are members

Cammell Laird Awaits Costa Crociere Decision

At press time Merseyside shipbuilder Cammell Laird Pic was anxiously awaiting the outcome of its negotiations to bring the Costa Classica in for its conversion. The shipyard reported a number of proposals regarding the delayed conversion of a cruise ship,

Ogden Marine, Inc. Buys Two Tankers

Ogden Corporation has announced the acquisition of two Americanflag oil tankers iby Ogden Marine, Inc., an Ogden Corporation subsidiary. The two vessels, the Penn Champion and the Penn .Challenger, acquired through purchasing the stock of Penn Tanker Company from U.

Glacier Metal Details Line Of Ship Bearings

The Glacier Metal Company Limited of Middlesex, England, was founded by a U.S. citizen over 75 years ago. During the intervening period, the firm has become one of the world's leaders in plain bearing technology, and manufactures bearings and

 
 
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