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Dravo Corporation Launches Most Powerful Towboat For Use On World's Inland Waterways

Dravo Corporation recently launched the most powerful towboat ever .built for use on the world's inland waterways. Splashing into the Ohio River on January 31 at the company's Neville Island shipyard near Pittsburgh, Pa., the 10,100-horsepower vessel will

 

Marine Section, NSC, Presents A w a r d s - Elects Officers At National Convention

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.

President Appoints Adm. Rea Commander Third USCG District

President Nixon has nominated Rear Adm. William F. Rea III to command the Coast Guard's Atlantic Area and Third District, headquartered on Governors Island, N.Y., with the rank of vice admiral. Pending Senate confirmation, Admiral Rea will relieve Vice Adm.

Kongsberg Maritime: United, Diverse

Kongsberg Maritime can provide complete integrated systems and solutions across the board. The systems available range from hydroacoustic survey solutions and subsea autonomous vehicles and transponders, through DP, Automation, Navigation and Simulation.

Company Executives Switch Positions

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.

Canadian And U.K. Companies Form Joint Venture

Federal Commerce and Navigation Ltd., which through its subsidiary, Federal Offshore Services of Dartmouth/Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, will join with one of Britain's largest offshore service companies, Seaforth Maritime Ltd. of Aberdeen, Scotland, to form Seaforth Fednav Inc.

Isdahl And Sotir Named Senior Vice Presidents At Royal Viking Line

Royal Viking Line, Norwegian-flag cruise operation headquartered in San Francisco, has just named two senior vice presidents, according to Warren S. Titus, president. Jan Greve Isdahl, formerly with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, has been appointed senior vice president-corporate planning,

Perko Presents The 200 Series International Navigation Lights

—Catalogs Available Two of the world's leading marine manufacturers— Perko, Inc. and United Kingdom-based Lucas Marine Products—have combined efforts to offer in the U.S. the 200 Series International Navigation Lights. The series, certified for

 
 
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