The 55th Annual Convention of The Propeller Club of the United States, and the concurrent 1981 American Merchant Marine Conference, will be held in Baltimore, Md., on October 14, 15, and 16. Headquarters hotel for the event, which is being hosted by the Propeller Club Port of Baltimore,
Thirty years ago when Greek shipowner George Livanos met with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) founder Chung Ju Yung met on a sandy beach on the tip of the Korean peninsu- la where the new HHI shipyard would stand, little did they know that 30 years later,
Marystown Shipyard Limited, Marystown, Newfoundland, Canada, now currently working on a $23-million Norwegian order to build five of the heaviest class of tugboats used in offshore oil operations, is now establishing a vessel production control system,
Arthur A. Riedel, chairman and chief executive officer of Riedel International Inc., recently announced three key promotions. Jamshed (Jim) Dastur has been named president of Riedel International Constructors, a subsidiary of Riedel International, Inc.
The operators of many of the riverboat casinos along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers are likely to enjoy smooth sailing as growing demand, limited new supply, and relaxed regulations support stronger operating results and possibly rating upgrades, Moody's Investors Service reports.
Thomas M. Ellis Jr. has been named vice president of exploration for Ingram Exploration Company, New Orleans, La., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Corporation, it was announced recently by James A. O'Neill Jr., Ingram Corporation president.
Poul C. Nyholm has been named an executive vice president of Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corporation, a subsidiary of IU International, 1500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102. The announcement was made by Kenneth A.B. Trippe, Gotaas-Larsen's president.
No stranger to the cruising industry, Pamela Conover, president and COO of Cunard Line Ltd. Could undoubtedly be the reason behind the company's continual ability to capture and hold on to the rich British history that it has sustained since its establishment in 1840.
Marathon Manufacturing Company, Houston, Texas, has announced that with firm construction contracts negotiated in August f o r four of its offshore jackup drilling rigs, a total of $61 million has been added to its marine construction backlog.