London June 19-20 Cruise 85, the first international conference and exhibition for people involved in the management, operation and services of cruise shipping, will take place at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London, on June 19-20. The two-day event is being organized by the U.


Swift Group Management Promotions Announced

The following promotions were announced by Jerry L. Hoffpauir, president of Swift Group. The Swift Group, commonly referred to as Swiftships, Inc., is comprised of Champion Swiftships, Swiftships Morgan City, Swiftships Lafitte, Swiftships Freeport, and Swiftships Maroil, Singapore.

I.T.C. Holland Engineers Its Third Double Rig Dry Transport On The Sibig Venture

I.T.C. Holland B.V., Haarlem, Holland, the Netherlands, recently contracted the dry transport of two Rowan rigs from Seward, Alaska to Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Rowan Middletown was loaded aboard the Sibig Venture in Seward, Alaska. The vessel then proceeded to Long Beach,

Northrop Grumman Delivers Aegis Destroyer

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector commemorated delivery of its 19th U.S. Navy Aegisguided missile destroyer, Pinckney (DDG 91), during a ceremony onboard the ship at the company's operations along the west hank of the Pascagoula River.

ABS Elects New Members To Board Of Managers

Six maritime executives were elected to the board of managers of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for three-year terms at the recent annual meeting of the international clas ification society held at the new world headquarters in Paramus, N.

Marine Management Develops Demo Programs

Marine Management Systems (MMS) has developed demonstration programs for its Spare Parts I n v e n t o r y Management and Planned Maintenance computer application software. The demo programs will run on any IBM PC to demonstrate the capability

Ship Gaming, Consolidator Bonding Legislation Approved By House

Bills legalizing gambling on U.S. passenger vessels and giving ocean freight consolidators more flexibility in fulfilling bonding requirements were recently sent by the House to the President's desk. It also approved and sent to the Senate a bill

Ingersoll-Rand Purchases Fafnir Bearing Division

—Literature Available Ingersoll-Rand Company has purchased Fafnir Bearing Division of Textron, Inc., and has merged the ball bearing manufacturer with The Torrington Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. "This merger broadens the combined company's bearing product lines,

SPD Awarded Contract To Supply Electric Plant Control Panel For Seawolf

SPD Technologies, Philadelphia, Pa., has been awarded the contract to produce a special-design electric plant control panel for installation in the first of the U.S. Navy's new Seawolf Class nuclear submarines. The contract was awarded by the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics,

Belcher Towing To Add Powerful Docking Tug To Its Miami Fleet

Belcher Towing Company will add a 3,000-horsepower ship docking tug to its fleet in the Port of Miami, vice president James Whitehouse has announced. To be named the Belcher-Miami, the new tug is scheduled to go into service in Miami harbor by the fall of 1981.

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