Frederick L. Smith has been elected vice president of Oil Mop, Inc., it was announced by Kelvin J. Smythe, president and chief executive officer of the Belle Chasse, La.-based manufacturer of pollution control equipment. Mr. Smith graduated from
Cunard Line's parent company. Carnival Corporation, has signed a letter of intent with Italian shipyard Fincantieri for the construction of a new 1,968-passenger liner to serve the British market. The ship, which will cost approximately $400 million.
Curtis S. Townshend has been appointed vice president, marine sales, for Mobil Sales and Supply, New York. He succeeds J. Owen- Smith who has assumed new duties with the Mobil organization in London. The Marine Sales Department is responsible
Richard E. McGinnis, corporate vice president of TRW Inc. and general manager of TRW's United- Carr Divisions in Burlington, Mass., has been elected a director and trustee of Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass. Howard Scott, chairman and chief executive officer of Bird- Johnson,
A six-page, fold-out brochure on its Motorgard™ X Program is available from the Drew Ameroid Marine division of Drew Chemical Corporation, Boonton, N.J. It describes an integrated program for motor vessels incorporating products for critical shipboard systems
McDermott Incorporated has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, McDermott International, Inc., has purchased the semisubmersible pipelaying barge Viking Piper from Viking Jersey Equipment Limited, a 75-percent-owned affiliate of Santa Fe International Corporation,
Borg-Warner Air Conditioning, Inc. has changed its name to York International Corporation (YIC), headquartered in York, Pa. According to president and chief executive officer Thomas J. Vincent, the new name brings the company, its products and services,
The V.Ships Managing Director of USA Shipmanagement operations — Mike Robinson, says that owners are anxious to secure competent crews to serve on their vessels in the coming years, but cost remains an overriding theme in today's market. V.Ships
The Board of Directors for Houston Systems Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, in an executive realignment, has announced the election of the following officers: Robert B. Taylor, executive vice president; John C.H. Chan, P.E. (Ca.), CMfgE.