Marine history was again made in the Port of New Orleans recently when the two new 95-foot oceangoing tugs built by Equitable Shipyards, Inc. of New Orleans, La., were loaded aboard the clipper ship Dolly Turman. It is believed that the tugs Selat Laut
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,
E.J. Heine Jr., president of United States Lines, Inc., as outgoing president of the United States Committee of the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA), has announced the election of John J. Farrell Jr. as president of the U.
CIBRO Petroleum, a major industrial fuel oil marketer headquartered in New York City, has announced construction is underway at Todd Shipyards Corporation, Houston Division, for the newest addition to its super barge fleet. The 24,200-ton vessel,
Sweden's Brostrom, and Tor L i n e s h i p p i n g g r o u p s have launched a new joint company to manage their cargo traffic in the North and Baltic Seas and to develop feeder traffic f o r transocean services. Called Tor Lloyd AB, the company
Moore McCormack Resources, Inc. of Stamford, Conn., announced recently that it has closed the previously announced sale of its cargo liner subsidiary, Moore McCormack Lines, Incorporated, to McLean Securities, Inc., the parent company of United States Lines, Inc.
The Maritime Data Network (MARDATA) of Stamford, Conn., has added Baltic Freight Rate Index data to its on-line information service for ocean shipping. Subscribers can now access the Daily Baltic Index and year-to-date activity in addition to
Hutchison Whampoa Ltd's deal to expand its container port network to six new countries will not bring big near term gains in revenue and net asset value, but analysts said it offers good long-term growth potential. Hutchison said last month it
Hagglunds of Sweden is offering free an impressive 72-page full-color booklet on the company's extensive line of cranes and equipment, and on its organization, services and capabilities. The handsome publication consists of some six brochures bound together
Dodd Fiori, formerly director of equipment management for American President Lines, Oakland, Calif., has been named director of special services for the Pacific Basin shipping firm. In this capacity, Mr. Fiori is responsible for corporate activities