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
A jackup accommodation barge for Zakum Development Company (ZADCO), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has been constructed by IHI (Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), Japan, for use in the Persian Gulf. It will be a control and accommodation center
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.
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,
The appointment of Christopher J. Jacobs, assuming the dual roles of vice president, marketing, and director of international operations, has been announced by Contromatics' president John P. Kempton. In this new management position, Mr. Jacobs is
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
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.
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
MarAd has expanded its computerized bulletin board to include "MarAd Advisories" and "Special Warnings to Mariners." This new section includes "MarAd Advisories In Effect" and "Special Warnings In Effect" issued to mariners from the MarAd's Office of Ship Operations and the U.
China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), the national shipping company of the People's Republic of China, and Dr. John J. McMullen, owner of Norton, Lilly & Co., Inc., announced the formation of COSCO North America, Inc. COSCO North America, which is jointly owned by COSCO and Dr.