A & B Industries

Market Changes Mold RoRo Ship Conversions

A number of commercial and regulatory factors have contributed to growth in the RoRo ship upgrading and conversion market over the past year, particularly in the North European arena: The abolition of tax-free sales on ferries in intra-EU traffic

 

Nimmo Named President Baker Marine Engineers

Larry Baker Sr., president of Baker Marine Corporation, Houston, Texas, has announced that Texas USA Engineers, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Baker Marine Corporation, has been renamed Baker Marine Engineers, Inc. Baker Marine Engineers, Inc.

New Dimension for Hapag-Lloyd

Although long in the vanguard of containership technology, Germany's Hapag-Lloyd did not feel compelled to join the early rush towards vessels of wider-than-Panamax gauge. Once the prudent Hamburg company decided to embrace the concept, however,

Halifax Industries Ltd. Appoints Kenneth Wood As President And CEO

Kenneth Wood has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Halifax Industries Limited of Nova Scotia. He succeeds William J. Riley, who is leaving Halifax to become "more involved in offshore and other developmental activities." Mr.

New England Coal Trade Discussed At SNAME New England Section

A recent meeting of the New England section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held at the M.I.T. Faculty Club, in Cambridge, Mass. at which the speaker was Comdr. Edward A. Chazal Jr., USCG. He presented a paper "Maritime

John Murphy Joins Pepper Industries As Vice President Of Marketing

John M. Murphy recently joined Pepper Industries, Inc., of San Diego, Calif., as vice president of marketing. A veteran of 30 years at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, also of San Diego, Mr. Murphy will utilize his marketing experience

Issue Call For Papers For SNAME Ship Costs & Energy Symposium

The New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has issued a call for papers for a symposium on ship costs and shipboard energy that the section will conduct in conjunction with T&R Panel 0-36 — Economic Analysis of Marine Transportation.

Webb Elects Officers To Governing Board— Bryan Named President

Webb Institute of Naval Architecture in Glen Cove, N.Y., the oldest four-year naval architecture undergraduate institution in the U.S. developed solely to the education of future naval architects and marine engineers, has announced the election

 
 
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