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


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,

New Worldwide Directory Available From Manville

Manville, Denver, Co., now has available their 1985 Worldwide Directory of Manville Products and Operations. This easy-to-use reference includes information on all Manville products, services, trade names, regional sales and customer service offices,

Overlay Finish For Fiber Ropes Improves Marine Performance

Military specifications for fiber ropes are now going to include a finish requirement to improve the rope's performance in the marine environment. Where included in the specifications, rope manufacturers must use fibers with an overlay finish

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,

Packet Offered On Hiring Filipino Seamen

In conjunction with its twomonth exhibit at the Philippine Center, 556 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y., the National Seamen Board of the Philippines will provide a free information packet to anyone interested in learning more about the growing role

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,

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