At the recent annual convention of the Marine Section, National Safety Council (NSC), held in Chicago, 111., members of the maritime industry were honored with awards for their part in promoting safety. Officers for 1977 also were elected during the conference.
The Maritime Administration has announced the publication of a twovolume research report, "Ship Performance Analysis System (SPAN)." The report describes the development of a microcomputer software program for determining the best hull and propeller surface vessel.
The president and COO of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., and the president and COO of its subsidiary, Matson Navigation Company, will switch positions this month, according to R.J. Pfeiffer, chairman and chief executive officer of both firms. John C.
Frank T. Stegbauer, executive vice president of Southern Towing Company, Memphis, Tenn., and Caruthersville, Mo., was elected chairman of the board of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. at the Association's recent annual meeting held in Washington, D.