Marine Section, NSC, Presents A w a r d s - Elects Officers At National Convention
At the recent annual convention of the Marine Section, National Safety Council (NSC), held in Chicago, 111., members of the maritime industry were honored with awards for their part in promoting safety. Officers for 1977 also were elected during the conference.
Dravo Corporation Launches Most Powerful Towboat For Use On World's Inland Waterways
Dravo Corporation recently launched the most powerful towboat ever .built for use on the world's inland waterways. Splashing into the Ohio River on January 31 at the company's Neville Island shipyard near Pittsburgh, Pa., the 10,100-horsepower vessel will
Matson Will Convert Trailership To Combination Containership-RO/RO
Matson Navigation Company of San Francisco has announced plans to convert its 700-foot trailership Matsonia to a combination lift-on/ lift-off containership and roll-on/ roll-off cargo carrier, and enlarge the vessel to provide nearly three times her present capacity.
Biehl's Purchase Of U.S. N a v i g a t i o n Finalized
Biehl & Co., a well-known U.S. Gulf and South Atlantic steamship agency and stevedore, has acquired the major interest in U.S. Navigation, a former subsidiary of Hapag- Lloyd (America) Inc. Hapag-Lloyd decided to divest themselves of U.S. Navigation
President Appoints Adm. Rea Commander Third USCG District
President Nixon has nominated Rear Adm. William F. Rea III to command the Coast Guard's Atlantic Area and Third District, headquartered on Governors Island, N.Y., with the rank of vice admiral. Pending Senate confirmation, Admiral Rea will relieve Vice Adm.
Kongsberg Maritime: United, Diverse
Kongsberg Maritime can provide complete integrated systems and solutions across the board. The systems available range from hydroacoustic survey solutions and subsea autonomous vehicles and transponders, through DP, Automation, Navigation and Simulation.
TEN Signs Time Charter for Aframax Olympia
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) announced a new time-charter contract for the Aframax Olympia with a major European charterer. The two-year contract begins in November 2003 upon the expiration of Olympia's current contract. The rate obtained
AWO Elects Stegbauer Chairman Of Board
Frank T. Stegbauer, executive vice president of Southern Towing Company, Memphis, Tenn., and Caruthersville, Mo., was elected chairman of the board of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. at the Association's recent annual meeting held in Washington, D.