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,
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
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
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,
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,
M i c r o p h o r , Inc., of Willits, Calif., and Thyssen Henrichshutte AG, of Hattingen, West Germany, have formed a jointly owned company, Microphor Europe GmbH, to manufacture and market Microphor marine and rail products in Europe, it was announced recently by John M.
Appointment of Alexander Industries of New Orleans, La., and Houston, Texas, as manufacturers' representative for Microphor, Inc. has been announced by John M. Mayfield Jr., president of Microphor. Microphor manufactures several lines of marine equipment at its Willits, Calif.
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).
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.