Analysts, pundits, skeptics and just about anyone with a two-bit opinion have voiced their thoughts — informed and otherwise — as to the potential effects that the surge in "e-commerce" solutions will have on the transportation community at large.
The fact that the actual incidence of oil cargo spills as a percentage of global ship- ments is minuscule can never a r e a s o n any relaxation in the constant vigilance and unerring drive for risk minimization which must be practiced in all fields of tanker shipping.
Grow Group, Inc. of New York, N.Y., recently announced the retirement of J. Robert Desjardins as president of Devoe & Raynolds Division, and the appointment of Joseph M. Quinn to the position of president and chief executive officer, Devoe & Raynolds Co.
Carmen Guide Jr. has been named president and chief executive officer of Lake Shore, Inc. of Iron Mountain/Kingsford, Mich. He replaces James T. Malsack, who has been appointed chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Guide began his Lake Shore career
Harry S. Burker Jr. has been elected president and chief executive officer, and member of the board of directors of Siemens-Allis Inc., it was recently announced. He succeeds C.W. Diercks Jr., who will serve as president and chief executive officer of Utility Power Corp.
Thomas B. Crowley, chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation (CMC), recently announced the formal withdrawal of the company's application to the U.S. Maritime Administration for $450 million in ship financing mortgage guarantees. This action
Nick Yamazaki, formerly vice president and chief operating officer of Sumitomo Machinery Corp. of America, Teterboro, N.J., has been promoted to president and chief executive officer. Mr. Yamazaki replaces Takashi Fuji, Sumitomo Machinery president for the past two years,
The Navy's Military Sealift Command will accept offers on September 30 this year for various types of merchant ships to be procured during FY 87 that will become part of the Ready Reserve Fleet (RRF). In January this year the Navy purchased 13 ships for the RRF at a cost of $206.
Twin Disc, Incorporated, Racine, Wis., has announced the promotion of Curtis W. Nordquist to manager-product marketing, responsible for strategic development of the company's current and future domestic product line. In addition, he will supervise the
The 13 P&I Clubs within the International Group continue to dominate the world market for shipowners' liability insurance despite increasing competition in recent years from fixed premium facilities. The development of the fixed premium market and,