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C.F. Bean Corporation Names John Lescroart Executive Vice President

John E. Lescroart, former Federal Administrator of the Deep Water Port Act of 1974, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of C.F. Bean Corporation, New Orleans, La. Mr. Lescroart, promoted from vice president of Bean's Washington, D.

 

Bird-Johnson Appoints National And Regional Sales Managers

Bird-Johnson Company, 110 Norfolk Street, Walpole, Mass. 02081, a major U.S. supplier of marine propulsion equipment, has realigned its sales organization by appointing a new national sales manager and two regional managers. Ole H. Midttun has

Northwest Marine Iron Works Names Grider And Hiller

Northwest Marine Iron Works has added two marine specialists to its staff in Portland, Ore. Joining Northwest Marine Iron Works are James M. Grider and David L. Hiller. Mr. Grider has been appointed quality assurance supervisor, and Mr. Hiller

Women Invade Engineers' Seagoing Dredge Fleet

"It's not that unusual; everyone has to make a living," says Lee Ann Tyler, the first female officer ever to serve aboard one of the Army Engineers' seagoing dredges, the Comber, working out of the Philadelphia District. Lee Ann works the day shift from 8 a.

Wartsila Diesel Acquires Lindholmen Motor

Wartsila Diesel of Finland and the Nordstjernan Group of Sweden have agreed on the sale of Lindholmen Motor AB and its subsidiary, Scandinavian Governor Services AB, to Wartsila. The agreement, which covers Lindholmen's complete production and after-sales operations,

DOT Outlines Smart Card Concept For Transportation Workers

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is considering establishing a nationwide transportation worker identification system under which workers in all transportation modes would carry "smart cards" to verify their identity and control their access to vessels and transportation facilities.

Maritime E-Business Growth Continues

E-business means doing business on the Internet. This can include any business process — to include buying and selling, which is known as E-commerce. The arranging for transport by sea or the buying and selling of things needed for ships that sail

NKK, Hitachi Zosen Cooperate To Build Technigaz LNG Carriers

NKK Corp. and Hitachi Zosen Corp. recently entered into an agreement to build Technigaz-based LNG carriers under license from Societe Nouvelle Technigaz of France. The agreement, aimed at further improving Technigaz LNG carrier technology, will

Baldt Marks 85th Year As Major Supplier To Marine/Offshore Industries

This year marks the 85th anniversary of Baldt Inc. of Chester, Pa., a leading supplier of anchors, chains, related marine hardware, and mooring release systems. The company evolved over the years from a manufacturer of chain and anchors, whose

Kenneth F. Murchison Retires From Texaco

Texaco, Inc. has announced that Kenneth F. Murchison, general manager of the company's International Marine Sales Department, has retired, effective September 1, after a long and successful career in the commercial marine industry. Born in Glen Cove, N.

 
 
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