To strengthen its service capabilities to shipowners the world over, Hitachi Zosen has recently established a Ship Conversion Planning Department as part of the Administration Division of the Shipbuilding Headquarters. The new department began operations on April 1, 1977.
Quaker Chemical Corporation, Conshohocken, Pa., has acquired all outstanding common and preferred stock of Selby, Battersby & Co. of Philadelphia. Selby, for more than 50 years, has been a manufacturer of flooring systems for industrial, commercial,
D.J. O'Rourke, vice presidentmarketing, has announced several organizational changes in the Marketing Department of Abex Corporation, Denison Division, Columbus, Ohio. The changes have been made, he said, to further increase the effectiveness
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) and the U.S. Coast Guard have approved a merger of global ship reporting systems which is expected to lead to quicker response to distress calls from ships at sea. Adm. James S. Gracey, Commandant of the Coast Guard, and Adm.
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.
Tracor, Inc.'s Applied Sciences Group has been contracted, on a consulting basis, to perform the engineering development of an automated Inland Waterways Communications System, which will provide automated voice and data communications s e r v