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.
Long gone are the days when companies could profitably compete with a single service or product. Today's evolved satcom provider is not simply selling airtime. rather the trend is to • Meet the IMO requirements for SSAS • Additional communication services •
Mid last month. General Dynamics divulged that its National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) unit had won a lucrative and much sought after contract to build three double hull tankers for BP. The deal, worth approximately $630 million, calls
The Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT), Washington, D.C., recently announced the following personnel changes. Arthur R. Sando has been named to succeed Richard L. McGraw, vice president, corporate affairs. Mr. McGraw, who had held the position for the past six years,
James J. Reynolds, president of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS), Washington, D.C., has announced that a lawsuit has been filed by his organization, together with Chevron USA, Inc., Atlantic Richfield Company, Exxon Corporation,
John C. Murdoch, formerly Resident Surveyor in charge of the Portland, Oregon Branch Office of the United States Salvage Association, Inc., has announced commencement of business as an independent marine surveyor. Following graduation from the U.
Dr. John L. McLucas, former administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, has been elected president of COMSAT General Corporation, and John A. Johnson, president of COMSAT General for the past four years, has been elected chairman of the board and chief executive officer.