The design and operating benefits conferred by podded electric drives are finding increasing favor throughout the industry, as manifested in the growing application list involving cruise ships. icebreakers, offshore vessels, specialized tankers,
Sun Trading & Marine Transport, Inc. (S.T.M.T.), 200 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, Pa. 19087, an operating unit of Sun Company, has named presidents of two of its subsidiaries. Frederick P. Eisenbiegler, bulk ship product group vice president for
Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corp., a subsidiary of IU International Corp., 1500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, has announced the formation of Gotaas-Larsen LNG, Inc. The new company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corp.
The Maryland Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Baltimore, Md., recently was awarded a $2-million contract to perform a major overhaul of the Washington Trader. The 40,000-dwt U.S.-flag tanker is owned by the American Trading Transportation Co. of Baltimore, Md.
The Stanwick merchant ship maintenance system will be installed on four of the largest ships in the world, according to Robert Apple, president of The Stanwick Company Division of The Stanwick C o r p o r a t i o n , Washington, D.C. Exxon International
O w n e r s h i p of EMH (Entreprise d'Equipements Mecaniques et Hydrauliques), Paris, a wellknown builder of offshore structures for the oil and gas industry, has been acquired by a threecompany French group. According to Jean Alleaume, EMH president,