San Francisco Group Honors Barney Evans As 'Man-Of-The-Year'

The Port of the Golden Gate Chapter of The Propeller Club of the United States recently awarded its "Man-of-the-Year" honor to Barney Evans, public relations director, Crowley Maritime Corporation, San Francisco, Calif. In awarding the silver tray,


Kent E. Hoffmeister Named Engineering VP At Nashville Bridge

William H. Barton Jr., president of the Nashville Bridge Company, has announced the election of Kent E. Hoffmeister to vice president of engineering. Nabrico is a division of The American Ship Building Company. Mr. Hoffmeister received his bachelor

Comet Marine Named Marine Distributor By Crane Packing

John Perez, general manager of Comet Marine Supply Co., New York, N.Y., has announced the appointment of Comet as marine distributor for John Crane Mechanical Seals and Packing, manufactured by Crane Packing Co. Crane is one of the world's largest manufacturers

Double Christening Held For Avondale-Built National Marine Towboats

Over 500 Attend Ceremonies For Viking Maritec-Designed Boats The second and third of a series of three Viking 2000 Class towboats built by the Boat Division of Avondale Industries, Inc., were recently christened in ceremonies on the Ohio River at Paducah, Ky.

Paul-Munroe Acquires Rucker Marine Systems

Paul-Munroe Hydraulics, Inc., Orange, Calif., has acquired certain products of the Rucker Marine Systems Division, including intrinsically safe valve control systems, rotary flow-through deck stand valve operators, U.S. Navy Fast Systems, and

Connecticut Company To Represent Swedish C-P Propeller Firm

J.W. Berg AB of Goteborg, Sweden, manufacturers of controllable- pitch propellers for ships up to 20,000 bhp, has announced the appointment of Snyder Associates, Inc. of Essex, Conn., as their exclusive sales representatives in the USA. Snyder Associates, Inc.

Carter Group Sees Zapata Rig At Work

President Jimmy Carter, several members of the Cabinet and Congress recently took a close look at the search for oil being conducted by the drilling rig Zapata Yorktown offshore Louisiana. The President and his party toured the semisubmersible

Electro-Nav's Fifth Annual Navigation And Communications Exhibit Held In New York

More than 350 industry visitors, shipowners, shipyard managers, port captains and other top marine people came to take a look at the equipment on display at Electro- Nav's Fifth Annual Navigation and Communications Exhibit held recently at the Whitehall Club in New York City.

Far East-Levingston Building Pipelay Barge For NPCC, Abu Dhabi

Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. has been awarded a contract to build a pipelay barge for the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), Abu Dhabi. The pipelay barge, measuring 106 meters in length (about 348 feet), 30 meters in breadth (about 98 feet), and 7.

Hillman Changes Name To HBC Barge, Inc.

Hillman Barge & Construction Company has changed its name to HBC Barge, Incorporated to better identify its role as a major inland barge builder. The company specializes in custom-designed barges built to customer specifications. Company ownership,

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