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UPSCO Appoints George Geyer VPResource Mgmt/Admin

George W. Geyer has been appointed vice president of Resource Management and Administration of the Upper Peninsula Shipbuilding Company (UPSCO). UPSCO's facility in Ontonagon, Mich., specializes in the construction of tugs, barges, drydocks, and ships or other steel fabrication work.

 

Valley Line Reorganizes And Expands Marketing Department— Three N e w Executives Join Firm

Valley Line Company of St. Louis recently completed a broad restructuring and expansion of its marketing department to support an aggressive new strategy for profitable traffic growth. Thomas J. Barta, president, said Valley Line "has achieved substantial reductions in operating costs.

Smith Appointed Senior Vice President For American Steamship

Ned A. Smith has been promoted to senior vice president of American Steamship Company (ASC) of Buffalo, N.Y. The announcement was made by ASC's president and CEO, D. Ward Fuller. Mr. Smith will continue to be responsible for all marketing and sales

Strategic Value Adding Purchasing

An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always

McDermott Official Says Marine Building Outlook In Gulf Area Is 'Best Ever

"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

Williams Named President, C O O Of Royal Caribbean And Celebrity Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. named Jack Williams president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises. In his new role, Williams, previously president of Royal Caribbean International, will manage the day-to-day operations of both cruise lines.

M a r A d Postpones Bidding On Five Obsolete Ships

The Maritime Administration has postponed until June 4 the opening of bids for the sale of five obsolete Government-owned vessels for conversion and operation in the fisheries or the domestic commerce of the United States. Invitation for Bids No.

Brown Announces Organizational Changes At Maritime Administration

Reorganization of the Maritime Administration's administrative, policy, and international activities has been announced by Garrett E. Brown Jr., acting deputy maritime administrator in the Department of Transportation. One new associate administrator's

New N.C. Ferry-Linked Water Monitoring Generates Data

For the first time in its history, marine scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and Duke University have begun monitoring surface water quality in the Neuse River with the assistance of the Neuse River and its North Carolina Department of Transportation staff.

A Shipboard Gantry Crane History

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.

 
 
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