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,
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
The international maritime consulting firm of Wesley D. Wheeler Associates, Ltd., New York, has elected Edward A. Waryas Jr. to the newly created position of vice president, commercial. Mr. Waryas will assist in developing and maintaining relationships between
Charles P. Siess Jr., president and chief executive officer of Marathon Manufacturing Company, Houston, has been named 1985-86 chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Pro- Leasing Task Force. The announcement was made by NOIA president Charles D.
A hardware/software package used to monitor ship fuel consumption and propulsion engine efficiency, was announced recently by Marine Management Systems, Inc. (MMS), Stamford, Conn., and Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc. (SES) of Essex, Conn. Albert C.
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.
Last month, RealMarine Solutions, consist ing of the Wallem Group and Drew Marine, unveiled Total Procurement Solutions (TPS), a low-bandwidth, shipboard electronic procurement system. In effect, TPS is the commercial version of Wallem's in-house procurement system,
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.
Grow Group, Inc. has announced the merger of its Devoe Prufcoat Division and Napko Corporation, effective February 1, 1986. The merged entity is Devoe Napko Protective Coatings, a Division of Grow Group. Napko was acquired by Grow Group, Inc. from The O'Brien Corporation on May 3, 1985.
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