Fred S. Sherman Elected AIMS Board Chairman

A key East Coast shipping executive, long active in U.S. maritime affairs, has been elected chairman of the board of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) for the next 12 months. He is Fred S. Sherman, chairman of the board, Marine Transport Lines, Inc.


Daewoo Christens Two Jackup Rigs For Dual Drilling Co.

Two jackup drilling rigs were christened recently in a ceremony held at Daewoo's Okpo shipyard situated on the southern tip of the Korean peninsula. The Friede & Goldman L-780 Mod II-type rigs, which we're ordered byDUal Drilling Co. of the U.

Dynamics Of Moored Vessel:; Topic At Los Angeles SNAMIE

The first meeting of the 1980- 81 season of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held aboard the S.S. Princess Louise, berthed in the Port of Los Angeles. Nearly 50 members and guests

Crowley Maritime Celebrates 100 Years Of Service

A highly diversified maritime service company and owner of one of the world's largest privately-owned tug and barge fleets, Oakland, California- based Crowley Maritime Corporation is commemorating its centennial in 1992. Crowley Maritime began

Thorpe Named Committee Chairman By Shipbuilders Council Of America

Veteran shipbuilding executive Richard W. Thorpe Jr. of Bath Iron Works has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the C o m m e r c i a l Shipbuilding Committee of the Shipbuilders Council of America, Washington, D.C. Marine Marketing and Long Range Planning manager of the Bath,

Orders For Vessels Built To American Bureau Class Surged In 1980

Orders for vessels to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) classification increased by a healthy amount during 1980, William N. Johnston, chairman and president, reported at the recent annual meeting of the members at ABS Headquarters in New York. Mr.

Program Outlined For Annual Conference On Marine Coatings

The program for the 18th Annual Marine Coatings Conference has been announced by chairman Ernest W. Skiles, The Carboline Co. The three-day conference, scheduled March 22-24, 1978, at the Del Monte Hyatt House, Monterey, Calif., is sponsored annually by

Hong Kong Tycoons See Buoyant Market For Bulk Carriers

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council reports that two of Hong Kong's biggest shipping tycoons, Sir Y.K. Pao, the head of the World-Wide Shipping Group, and C.H. Tung, the chairman of Orient Overseas Container (Holdings) and son of shipping magnate C.

Supertanker Brooklyn Sold By Seatrain To General Electric Credit

Seatrain Lines, Inc. has announced the sale of its 225,000-dwt supertanker Brooklyn to 'General Electric Credit Corporation. The first vessel 'built by the company's Seatrain Shipbuilding subsidiary at the former Brooklyn Navy Yard, and the largest

I n g r am Tankships Orders Five Product Carriers —Names B a l d w i n VP

Cyrus E. Webb, president of Ingram Tankships Inc., New Orleans, La., announced recently that the company had placed an order for five 37,500-dwt U.S.- flag product carriers to be built by National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif.

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