Defnet Named Marketing Vice President For Manitowoc Engineering

Ralph Helm, president and chief operating officer of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. of Manitowoc, Wise., has announced the promotion of Dexter Defnet to vice president- marketing of the Manitowoc Engineering Company. Since joining the firm in 1983, he has served as director of marketing.


United States Lines Appoints Robert H. Splan

William J. Klauberg, vice president- Eastern Division of United States Lines, has announced the appointment of Robert H. Splan as general manager-South Atlantic Region. He will be based at the Lines' office in Atlanta, Ga., and will report directly

Louisiana Names Amoss Maritime Man Of The Year

W.J. Amoss Jr., prominent New Orleans steamship executive, has been named Louisiana's Maritime Man of the Year by the Past President's Council of The Propeller Club of New Orleans, it was announced by Roy J. Dupre, chairman of the selection committee.

Crowley Maritime Appoints Richard Simpson And Alan Cavis To Caribbean Division Posts

Two key executive appointments have been made in the Caribbean Division of Crowley Maritime Corporation, according to a recent announcement by Robert Homan, general manager of CMC affiliate Trailer Marine Transport Corporation, Jacksonville, Fla.

Friedmann Will Head New Eclectech Office In Virginia Beach

Eclectech Associates, a subsidiary of Ship Analytics, has opened an office in Virginia Beach, Va., at 2697 International Parkway. The office is headed by Rod Friedj mann. The Virginia Beach office will serve as a contract development and support center for Eclectech's military,

Keel-Laying Ceremony For Double-Bottom Tanker Held At IHI's Aichi Yard

The Aichi Shipyard of Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (IHI), Tokyo, Japan, recently held a keel-laying ceremony for a double-bottom tanker (145,000 dwt) for delivery to the Greek owner Onassis. Last July, a contract was concluded for building two ordinary single-hull tankers,

Perry Oceanographies, Inc. Offers Services And Products Brochures

Perry Oceanographies, Inc. has recently published a series of single-page brochures describing engineering services and products offered by the firm. Perry has long been recognized as a leader in the design and fabrication of submersibles and dive systems.

Wilson W a l t o n Receives Two Contracts For Emergency Service

Wilson Walton International of Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland (UK), recently received two contracts to provide rapid emergency service to two ship operators. The first contract, for a Norwegian customer, involved the replacement of a scrubber base tank,

Ocean Carriers Seeks MarAd Approval For T-5 Tankers Charter To MSC

The Maritime Administration has received a request from Ocean Carriers, Inc., for section 805(a) permission for its affiliates to be the bareboat charterers of up to five T-5 tankers to be time-chartered by the Military Sealift Command (MSC).

Alvin Goodspeed Named General Sales Manager At GM-Detroit Diesel

Alvin B. Goodspeed, general director of export sales, automotive components for the General Motors Marketing Staff, has been named general sales manager of Detroit Diesel Allison Division, General Motors Corporation. He will have executive responsibility for