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G.A. Watkins To Head Global Transport's International Division

Global Transport Organisation, San Francisco, has formed a separate division for international tug and barge transports which will be headed by G.A. Watkins, according to a recent announcement by Leo L. Collar, chairman of GTO's Management Committee.

 

Charles Murphy Receives Halert C. Shepheard Award For Merchant Marine Safety

Rear Adm. Charles P. Murphy, USCG (ret.), general manager, ship construction, Sea-Land Service, Inc., has been named recipient of the second annual Halert C. Shepheard Award for achievement in marine safety. The award was established by the American Institute

SNAME Northern California Section Told How To Evaluate Hull Forms j

Zachary M. Reynolds, a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and a San Francisco naval architect, presented a paper entitled "Investigation of Select Hull Forms" at a recent dinner meeting of the Northern California Section of The Society

Interocean Conducts Inert Gas Course

Interocean Management Corporation, Three Parkway, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, recently arranged the first "Inert Gas and Supporting Systems for Tanker Safety" training course to be offered in the United States. The four-day course is for deck and

Scindia Lines Plans $122-Million Ship Building Program

United States Navigation, Inc., 17 Battery Place, New York, N.Y. 10004, general agent for Scindia Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., has announced a major three-year, $122,000,000 expansion program now being undertaken by their Indian principals. The program,

Two Matson Navigation Executives Trade Jobs

Two senior executives of Matson Navigation Company and its subsidiaries, Matson Terminals, Inc., and Matson Agencies, Inc., have traded jobs and each has assumed additional duties, R.J. Pfeiffer, Matson president, announced. James P. Gray, president of Matson Terminals, Inc.

U.S. Navy Awards Maritime Industries Ltd. $1.7-Million Contract

A Canadian company, Mari time Industries Ltd. of Burnaby British Columbia, has been award ed a U.S. Navy contract to supplj 20 of its Mariner L-295 steerabk propeller propulsion units. Value of the contract is $l/i million, and is the second substantial contract

Paclines To Carry Cargo California To Hawaii Using Tug And Superbarge

A superbarge, capable of carrying as much cargo as a World War II Liberty ship, is the mainstay of a new shipping service between the Port of Oakland, Calif., and Hawaii. Paclines, operator of the service, employs a barge 336 feet long and 98 feet wide,

ABS Forms Republic Of China Technical Committee

A 13-member Republic of China Technical Committee has been formed by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). The committee, composed of prominent individuals in ROC maritime affairs, will enable ABS to maintain closer contact with scientific and

Kongsberg Relocates To New Facilities

Kongsberg North America, Inc. has moved to new and larger office and service facilities at 135 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, N.J. 07605. Their new telephone number is (201) 947-6788; telex 135115. Kongsberg is the North American marketing arm of Kongsberg AS,

 
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