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.
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 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 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.
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 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
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
—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 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 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.