Port of Portland executive director Lloyd Anderson was elected chairman of the board of the National Waterways Conference at a meeting in late September in Birmingham, Ala. Mr. Anderson will head the organization for two years. Dedicated to the promotion of the U.
Bergeron Industries, Inc. has announced the delivery of the barge David B (shown above) to DBC C o r p o r a t i o n of America, Houston. Constructed at Bergeron's Braithwaite, La., marine facility, the David B, reportedly the largest inland service tank barge ever built,
Abex Corporation has announced the appointment of Paul J. Powers as president of the company's Denison Division, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. In his new position, Mr. Powers is responsible for the division's worldwide operations. These include the Research & Development Center,
Tampa Ship Repair & Dry Dock Company recently dedicated its huge new drydock in ceremonies at the Hookers Point location in Tampa, Fla. Florida's Governor Askew gave the principal address prior to the unveiling of a bronze plaque to commemorate the event.
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been authorized to act as a "Certified Verification Agent" by the Geological Survey of the United States Department of the Interior to ensure that offshore fixed platforms and other structures meet federal standards.
BP North America Petroleum, Inc. (BPNAP) Marine Lubricants has announced it has moved its headquarters to new offices in Iselin, N.J. The staff located at the new facilities includes Richard J. Bogash, manager, marine lubricants-USA; Joseph W.
—Literature Available WABCO Fluid Power, an American- Standard company, has established a worldwide network of six companies to more efficiently service international oceangoing vessels. A free brochure on the new service is available from the Lexington, Ky.
Terry Steam Turbine Company, of Windsor, Conn., and AEGKANIS, a German manufacturer of steam turbines, gas turbines, and electrical control systems, have signed an agreement granting Terry the rights to sell, manufacture, and service AEG-KANIS reaction steam turbines within the U.
Boatracs has gained exclusive rights as North American distributor of Netverk's MarStar software. The product is a communications interface that allows PCs or LANs in mobile or remote locations to connect with other computer networks and software
The 1977 budget, renewal of the contract public relations program, and continuation of communications' consultant services were among the chief items approved by The American Waterways Operators, Inc. board of directors at the recent winter quarterly meeting at Tarpon Springs, Fla.