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.


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.

Construction of 'Theodore Roosevelt' Ahead Of Schedule And Under Budget

Advanced Computer Technology And Huge Superlifts At Newport News Shipbuilding Had At Launching Saved $42.1 Million At the launching of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, Newport News Shipbuilding president and CEO Edward J. Campbell cited

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

Pacific Far East Line To Sell Three Vessels

Pacific Far East Line's board of directors has authorized the sale of three surplus vessels and 800 surplus steel barges to correct its current operating problems. The vessels are the luxury liner S/S Monterey, retired from service in early January; the luxury liner S/S Mariposa,

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

National Steel Lays Keel For U.S. Navy Cable Repair Vessel

recent keel-laying ceremony at the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) yard in San Diego initiated construction of the cable repair ship T-ARC-7 (to be named USNS Zeus) for the U.S. Navy. Capt. Martin G. Hill, USN, supervisor of shipbuilding,

Excess Insurance Appoints CMI, Inc.

The Excess Insurance Company, Ltd. of London, England, has appointed Capacity Managers International, Inc. of New Jersey as its agent for excess casualty insurance in the U.S., according to William Griffiths, director of the company. Capacity Managers International, Inc.

Alabama Shipyard In Talks With Danish Shipbuilder

Alabama Shipyard, Inc. (ASI), Mobile, Ala., is in talks with a Danish shipbuilder which could lead to cooperation on the construction of 40,000-dwt double-hulled product tankers. According to Danny Sellers, president of Atlantic Marine Holding Company, Inc.

New Drydock Installed At Todd Shipyards' New Orleans Division

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,

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