David H. Watts, formerly executive vice president of the company's Americas Region, has been elected to the position of president and chief operating officer of Solus Ocean Systems, Inc., Houston. He joined the company in 1965, participating as
A 60-page pamphlet is being offered by the BP Company Limited, on their facilities, capabilities and history. The thorough publication contains text on the company's gas, shipping, pipeline, refinery, chemical, coal, nutrition and computer interests.
Kenneth L. Hawthorne, formerly director-equal employment opportunity for Gulf Oil Corporation, has been named vice president- human resources for Gulf Trading & Transportation Company (GT&T). He succeeds H.G. Carpenter, who has been appointed
Conference told shipowners are being given "extraordinarily generous" credit terms for bunkers. The average bunker stem in today's shipping industry is around 700 tons per ship with a current value— at $85 per ton— of some $60,000. On an average fleet size of fourteen ships,
On behalf of the Council and Executive Board of the International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association, the chairman, R.P. Holubowicz, has announced that Patrick Finlay has been appointed secretary general of the Association. Headquartered at Abford House,
Over the past year or so, well over 100 secondhand dry cargo ships have been purchased by the Chinese, either for their domestic fleet, or for operation under "convenience" flags. A surprisingly large number of these—possibly over 30—have been bulk carriers,
The theme of Subtech '91, scheduled for Aberdeen, November 7-9, 1991, will be "Back to the Future." The conference, organized by AODC (the International Association of Underwater Engineering Contractors) and the Society for Underwater Technology,