Moran Appoints Capt. McVay —Names William Watt Assistant
Capt. Russell George McVay has been appointed manager of harbor operations of the Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., it was announced by Thomas E. Moran, president of the company.
Captain McVay was appointed manager of the Seaboard Shipping Company, a Moran oil barge transportation subsidiary in New York, in 1973. His additional responsibilities will include the management of the operations of all Moran harbor tugs and oil barges throughout the Greater Port of New York, Long Island Sound and adjacent waterways. A graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., Captain McVay has specialized in tug/oil barge operations since he began at the helm of Moran's offshore tugs in 1964.
William Anthony Watt will assist Captain McVay in the management of the Seaboard Shipping Company, according to the announcement. Mr. Watt was vice president of the Florida Towing Company in Jacksonville, Fla., prior to joining the home offices of the Moran organization in New York City.
A native New Yorker and a graduate of Paul Smiths College, Paul Smiths, N.Y., Mr. Watt brings to his new position a strong background of harbor towing, charter brokerage and shipyard sales.