Hillman Barge & Construction Company, Brownsville, Pa., has announced the appointment of Ira J. Singleton as vice presidentmanufacturing. In his new capacity, Mr. Singleton will be responsible for the overall production operations of the barge and towboat manufacturing facility.
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
Charles S. Devoy, president of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), recently announced the appointment of John F. Finnegan Jr., manager of marine operations for the Niagra Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), to membership on Committee IVConstruction and Maintenance,
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
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point shipyard near Baltimore has entered into a contract with Barber Steamship Lines to refit five of its foreign-flag vessels for use in the U.S. Navy's Ready Re- serve Fleet (RRF). The upgrading work will
VideoRay announced that the Cygnus Instruments Mini ROV Thickness Gauge has been specially designed for mounting on the 8-lb. VideoRay Pro ROV. Proven inside the USS Arizona battleship, the gauge is less expensive than the cost of diving excursions
John I. Alioto, president of Pacific Far East Line, the San Francisco, Calif.-based steamship company, has announced the signing of a contract with Bethlehem Shipyards of San Francisco for the conversion of four PFEL LASH vessels to full containerships.
Hellenic Lines has placed an order for two 625-foot-long rollon/ roll-off vessels with Japan's Sasebo Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. Hellenic also has an option for construction of two more roll-on ships at Sasebo. Each ship will have approximately 10,