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.


Lindenau Delivers Largest Double-Hull Tanker Under German Flag

German shipbuilder Lindenau GmbH Schiffswerft & Maschinenfabrik of Kiel-Friedrichsort, recently delivered the 23,400-dwt Dorsch, which along with her sister, the Conger, are the largest doublehull tankers under the German flag. Delivered to P

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.

White House Promises New Merchant Marine Policy

The Deputy Secretary of Transportation, James R. Busey, told the Connecticut Maritime Association's annual conference that a Bush Administration policy designed to protect the nation's merchant marine is forthcoming. Mr. Busey said that one major reform

Declaration of Security

Like most other tasks involving two or more parties, maritime security becomes less difficult if each party understands what the others are going to be doing. The method for achieving this understanding in the marine sector, under both the International

Shipping Executives To Review Maritime Policy At Oakland Conference

Shipping industry leaders will gather at the rim of the Pacific Basin late this month to outline their views on the shape of a progressive national maritime policy at the 3rd Annual Port of Oakland International Transportation Conference Oct. 25 and 26.

Metric Constructors Win $3.3-Million Contract

Metric Constructors, Inc. of Charlotte, N.C. has been awarded a $3,378,000 contract by the North Carolina Department of Transportation for the construction of a new marine maintenance facility at Manns Harbor. State-owned vessels, including ferries,

New Ferry Contract For Over $1-Million Awarded To Offshore Shipbuilding

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded a contract "in excess of a million dollars" to Offshore Shipbuilding of Palatka, Fla., for the construction of a 250-passenger/ vehicle ferry. The contract is the second for a ferry

Lykes Elects Blust, C l a rk Assistant V i c e Presidents

The board of directors of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc., has announced the election of Steven R. Blust as assistant vice president- Liner Services, Mediterranean division, and Roger L. Clark as vice president-Washington division. Mr. Blust,

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