Six maritime industry leaders, including a top official of the International Longshoremen's Association (AFL-CIO), were honored by the National Safety Council for actions in behalf of worker safety. Five of the group were cited for outstanding
Thomas E. Moran, president of Moran Towing & Transportation Company, Inc., has announced new areas of responsibility for vice president W. Anthony Watt. Mr. Watt took over the sales and marketing division of the company. Working with Mr. Watt will be sales representatives Karl B.
Robert M. Loftus has been named president of Ocean Salvors Company, a joint venture of the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, and Crowley Maritime Corporation of San Francisco. Mr. Loftus joined Moran Towing & Transportation in 1962 and served in various capacities.
Tillman Esteve, president of Bourg Dry Dock & Service Co., Inc., has announced two new appointments to the Bourg, La.-based shipyard. Allen A. Sandoz has been named chief engineer and designer. Mr. Sandoz has an extensive background in marine engineering,
Robert J. Blackwell, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, has announced the award of a $394,000, 16-month research and development contract to study the port facilities and waterborne commodity flows of 17 states in the Mississippi River Basin and the Gulf Coast area.
Deputy Assistant Secretary- Samuel B. Nemirow, U.S. Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration, has approved in principle the application by Offshore Logistics, Inc., 1001 Pinhook Road, Lafayette, La., for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of four 210-foot,
Dillingham Tug and Barge Corporation (DT&B), Honolulu, Hawaii, has been awarded a government contract by the Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., to provide tug and barge service between Honolulu, Johnston Island, and Eniwetok Atoll as
Deputy Assistant Secretary Samuel B. Nemirow, U.S. Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration, has approved in principle the application by Allied Barge, Inc., P.O. Box 717, Norfolk, Va., for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the reconstruction of two flat-deck barges.
The 18th American Towing Tank Conference has been scheduled for August 23-25, 1977, at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. The conference is under the joint sponsorship of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Office of Naval Research. Technical