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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,

 

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

Marine Machinery Association Issues Invitation To Attend May 1, Meeting In D.C.

The Marine Machinery Association, a one-year-old trade association devoted to improving business conditions for manufacturers of the machinery used on Navy and commercial ships and to improving the quality of spare parts and repair services for the machinery in the fleet,

Catalog Details All BFG Industrial Hose Products

Every product in the extensive BF Goodrich line of industrial hoses is described thoroughly with a new 136-page color catalog available from the BFG Engineered Systems Division. Over 100 different products are listed in the catalog's color-coded table of contents.

Litton Integrates Marine Ops In New Company

The consolidation of marine industry assets in the U.S. has taken a rather unique twist, as Litton Industries — with a strategy of becoming the marine industry's full-service leader — announced the formation of a new company, the Litton Ship Systems Full Service Center (LSS FSC).

New Vessel Management Program Introduced By Watercom

Watercom officials recently announced the availability of a new software program designed to electronically record and maintain business information on board boats. The new product, PC-TRAP, is user friendly, can replace hand written logs and can transmit information to shore side offices.

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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