The Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers last technical meeting of the 1976-77 program was at the Mallard Inn, Mt. Laurel, N.J. A paper titled "Modern Wooden Ship—Design and Construction," was presented by co-authors John F.
Bestobell Mobrey, headquartered in Slough, Berkshire, England, part of the worldwide Bestobell group that specializes in component technologies, recently re-organized its export sales operations. The main changes involved locating regional executives
A & P Appledore International Ltd., the marine industry's services group, has been acquired by A & P Appledore (Holdings) Ltd., a company formed by the senior employees of the company. The shares in A & P Appledore International Ltd. were in the
"Hamburg has the facilities — and the drive — to develop into the most important North Sea/Baltic port for handling United States cargoes," according to Helmut F.H. Hansen, executive director of port commerce, Port of Hamburg. That was the message
Several key executive appointments have been made by Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean Division in order to further strengthen its organization, according to a recent announcement by Robert G. Homan, senior vice president and general manager of the division.
Capt. James F. McNulty, U.S. Navy (ret.), has been appointed as Academic Dean at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, replacing the retiring Dean, Capt. Edward E. Conrad. Captain McNulty is a native of Lawrence, Mass., and is a 1953 graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
A five-man Executive Committee has been appointed by Brown & Root's Board of Directors to manage all phases of the company's operations on an interim basis. The announcement was made following the January 23, 1977, death of Foster Parker, president of Brown & Root,
Clifton C. Garvin Jr., retired board chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Corporation, will receive the highest award of the American Petroleum Institute, the Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement, at the API annual meeting in Houston, Texas, November 17-19.
As part of its continuing expansion of services related to arrival of new 22,000-dwt container- RO/RO vessels, Gerald W. Chick has joined Gdynia America Line, Inc., New York, general agents for Polish Ocean Lines (POL), as manager of sales in the metropolitan New York region.
Ecomarine USA and OMI Petrolink Corp. have formed a joint venture, Ecomarine Gulf, to provide advanced technology and services for marine pollution control, oil spill response, and marine monitoring and mapping in the states bordering the Gulf of Mexico.