Port Authority - GOM
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.
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.
Luckenbach Steamship Company, Inc. has announced its intention to support the Tampa Port Authority's new facilities presently under construction at Holland Terminal. Edgar F. Luckenbach Jr., president of the 124-year-old shipping firm, said in a
Robert R. Barkerding Sr., foreign trade consultant and past port director of New Orleans, has joined R y a n - W a l s h Stevedoring company as senior vice president. He will be responsible for the overall supervision of all corporate activities in the New Orleans area.
A 3,500-ton-lift-capacity drydock for the repair and maintenance of small ocean craft, inland waterway tugs, and barges of up to about 6,000 dwt was dedicated recently at the New Orleans Division of Todd Shipyards Corporation. The new 306-foot by 65- foot drydock,