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S. Shapiro Appointed Manager-Bulk Services Of Federal Barge Lines

Sheldon Shapiro has been appointed manager-bulk services of Federal Barge Lines by Pott Industries Inc., it was announced by Thomas F. Maloney, senior vice president-sales of Federal Barge Lines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pott Industries. Pott


Gulf Fleet Marine Names Vaccaro Contracts Manager

Gulf Fleet Marine Corporation, headquartered in New Orleans, recently announced the following appointments: Ralph A. Vaccaro Jr. has been named contracts manager and will be responsible, on a worldwide basis, for the administration, negotiation and finalization of all c o n t r a c t s .

UNITOR Ships Service Holds Dedication Ceremony To Mark Opening Of Facilities In New Jersey

The Honorary Consul for Norway, Georg K. Thestrup, has officially opened UNITOR Ships Service's new office and warehouse facilities in Port Jersey Industrial Center. The company's operations in the USA have increased substantially in the past few years,

Swedish Consul General Launches Stal-Laval's Ocean-To-Ocean Service

In a ribbon-cutting ceremony held in Long Beach, Calif., on December 2, Mrs. Cecelia Nettelbrandt, Swedish Consul General for the Western U.S., and John A. Albino, vice president of Stal- Laval, Inc., officially opened Stal- Laval's newest facility.

Study To Evaluate Tanker-Based FPSO For Gulf Of Mexico

Brain Watt Associates, Inc. (BWA) of Houston, Texas, in conjunction with H.O. Mohr & Associates, Inc., Coflexip & Services, Inc., and Noble, Denton & Associates, Inc. has announced the initiation of a joint industry study assessing a tanker-based floating production,

Promotions A nd Retirements At El Paso LNG Company

The El Paso Company of Houston, Texas, has announced that George D. Carameros Jr., chairman, and Barry Hunsaker, president of El Paso LNG Company, a subsidiary, have elected to take early retirement to pursue other interests in the energy field.

AWO Reports $2.9 Billion In New Waterways Plants In First Half Of 1979

More than 20,000 new jobs were created by 245 plantsites built or expanded along commercially navigable waterways of the U.S.' in the first half of 1979, according to an AWO survey. The 245 industrial facilities represent a 22 percent increase over the first half of 1978.

Bridgestone Receives $5-Million Order For Hose For LOOP Terminal

Bridgestone Tire Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, recently received a sizable order for large-bore marine hose for unloading crude oil, from Fluor Ocean Services, Inc., Houston, Texas, who is the contractor for the project of the Louisiana O f f s h o r e Oil Port (LOOP).

Lockheed Offshore Systems Opens Houston Branch Office

Lockheed Missiles & Space Co. announced that a branch office in Houston, Texas, has been opened for its Offshore Sy┬░+ems & Services organization. Named as manager of the new office at North Belt Place Three, 340 North Belt East, is James E. Lucas.

Promotions Announced By Woodward-Clyde

Woodward-Clyde Oceaneering has announced the promotions of Dr. Edward Owens to vice president and general manager and Dr. Thomas Whelan III to vice president and chief geochemist. Both Dr. Owens and Dr. Whelan will be located in the Houston office.

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