Twin City Barge Entering Coal Business

Twin City Barge & Towing Co., St. Paul, Minn., has announced it is entering the coal business by acquiring United Coal Sales Co., Minneapolis, in a transaction valued at $3.75 million. John W. Lambert, president and chairman of the board of Twin City Barge,


FMC Marine & Rail Lays Keel For Ro/Ro Barge To Carry 374 Forty-Foot Truck Trailers

The Marine and Rail Equipment Division of FMC Corporation, Portland, Ore., recently laid the keel for the first of two large deck cargo barges being built for Crowley Maritime Corporation, San Francisco, Calif. The giant roll-on/roll-off triple-deck

Sun Shipbuilding Consolidates All Marketing Activities —Orth, Winstead And Hunt Named Department Heads

Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., has consolidated all its marketing activities into a single Marketing Department under Joseph J. Kleschick, vice president-marketing. This move brings together in one department all the marketing

Twin City Barge Names W.L. Lusk Vice President

William L. Lusk has joined Twin City Barge & Towing Co. as vice president and general manager of the company's Marine Group, John W. Lambert, president, announced. Twin City Barge's Marine Group includes all barge and towing activities. Mr. Lusk

Marine Equipment Suppliers Apply For Title XI To Build Self-Propelled Pipelay Ship

Marine Equipment Suppliers, Inc., 601 Jefferson Street, Suite 3600, Houston, Texas, has applied for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of a self-propelled, reel pipelay ship. The ship, to be named Apache, is expected to begin work in the Gulf of Mexico,

Tubbs And FitzGerald Named Vice Presidents At Donhaiser Marine

Francis A. Tubbs and Ray H. FitzGerald have been named vice presidents of Donhaiser Marine, Inc., a Houston, Texas-based engineering firm, according to John N. Donhaiser, president. Mr. Tubbs assumed the duties of vice president of engineering, and Mr.

Levingston Awarded $200 Million To Build Five Bulk Cargo Ships

Robert J. Blackwell, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, has announced the award of a $200,075,000 contract to Levingston Shipbuilding Company, Orange, Texas, to construct five self-sustaining dry-bulk cargo ships. The shipowner is Levingston Falcon I Shipping Company,

Willem Pot B.V. Offers 44-Page Marine Equipment Stocklist And Catalog

Willem Pot B.V. of Rotterdam, Holland, has prepared a detailed stocklist of the extensive marine stocks held at the firm's Maassluis works and stockyards, with the object, the company says, of indicating the way in which they can most be of service to customers.

Three New Management Appointments Made At Crowley Maritime

Three appointments have been made in Crowley Maritime Corporation's International Division, according to a recent announcement by Richard F. Andino, San Francisco, Crowley vice president and general manager of the division. Tom Pickford has been appointed manager of marine operations,

Japan: Advanced procedures sustain industry in turbulent markets

Japan retains its perch atop the world commercial shipbuilding heap, although its position grows increasingly precarious with the continued emphasis on shipbuilding market share by its Korean competitors, and the emergence of lowcost, hungry start-ups

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