R&R Marine

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

 

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

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

135-Page Full-Color Catalog Available On Limitorque Actuators

A full-color, 135-page catalog package including seven sections is available from Limitorque describing the company's complete line of marine valve actuators and controls. The catalog is divided into separate sections covering valve actuators,

Crosby Group Adds New Block To Product Line

—Full Catalog Available new try net block has been added to its line of marine products by The Crosby Group, Inc. of Tulsa, Okla. The all-steel Crosby F-453 block with a 6-inch-diameter forged steel sheave with flame-hardened groove is capable

Cooper Bearing Offers Free Catalog, Booklet On Marine Roller Bearings

The Cooper Bearing Company, Virginia Beach, Va., which was one of the pioneers of split roller bearings with main components made in halves, is offering a free general catalog and marine applications booklet on their roller bearing products. According to the company,

Castrol Offers Free 56-Page Lube Oil Guide & World Service Directory

Castrol Limited International Marine, a Burmah company, is offering a free, recently published 56- page lube oil guide and marine service directory. The fully indexed publication is organized into six main sections— "Important Information," which covers

Microphor Europe GmbH Formed In Europe By Microphor And German Firm

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.

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,

 
 
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