A key East Coast shipping executive, long active in U.S. maritime affairs, has been elected chairman of the board of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) for the next 12 months. He is Fred S. Sherman, chairman of the board, Marine Transport Lines, Inc.
The nation's 30th Arleigh Burke class Destroyer, USS Roosevelt, was commissioned on October 14 at Mayport Naval Station Florida. Roosevelt is the premiere Ingalls-built Flight IIA destroyer, a variant of the Burke Class with full up helo facilities,
The appointments of Louise Gonzales and Rosalie Castanon as assistant traffic managers for inbound and outbound freight, respectively, was announced by Capt. M.H.K. Aschemeyer, district manager in southern California for Prudential Lines. Working from Prudential's offices in Long Beach, Ms.
David Chen Tou Sin has been promoted to yard manager for Sembawang Shipyard, Singapore. Mr. Chen has been with Sembawang Shipyard for over 6V2 years, joining in October 1971 as a graduate management trainee. The first six months of his training was with Smiths Dock, North- Shields, U.
Concurrent with the National Council Congress and Exposition in Chicago, 111., October 17-20, Todd Shipyards Corporation held its own Safety Conference at the Oxford House Hotel in Chicago. Attending the Todd Conference were safety engineers,
Donahue, Inc. Advertising & Public Relations has expanded its professional staff with the addition of Laurence F. Daspit, who will represent the firm in Houston and throughout the Southwest. The announcement of this appointment was made by James C.
St. Louis Ship Division of Pott Industries Inc. recently appointed William R. Cumming as sales manager, Gulf Division, and promoted Donald G. Storck to sales manager, Inland Division, according to an announcement by Anthony G. Tobin, executive vice president-marketing.
Veteran shipbuilding executive Richard W. Thorpe Jr. of Bath Iron Works has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the C o m m e r c i a l Shipbuilding Committee of the Shipbuilders Council of America, Washington, D.C. Marine Marketing and Long Range Planning manager of the Bath,
Mobile Marine Associates, Inc., a new company with offices at 951 Government Street, Mobile, Ala. 36604, was formed by R.H. Roemer to engage in the general business of providing consultative services regarding engineering, economics and transportation systems ; perform vessel surveys,
Raytheon Service Company has opened a new marine sales and s e r v i c e f a c i l i t y in Greenville, Miss., to serve the river transportation industry on the Mississippi. The facility will provide sales and 24-hour service of marine electronic,