Hellespont Alhambra is the first of the series of four new ultra-high spec double hull ULCCs delivered to Piraeus, Greece-based Hellespont Group. At the beginning of February, the 442.000-dwt ship immediately demonstrated its flexibility and economy of scale,
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,
Union Marine Transport Company, a shipping joint venture for transporting bulk chemicals, has been established by Union Carbide Corporation and Marine Transport Lines, Inc., it was recently announced by the two parent companies. According to James H.
Philip D. Moran has been elected president of Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc., according to F. Robert Black, chairman of the board and chief executive officer. Headquartered in Providence, R.I., Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc., serves over 50 ports
W.H. Banks, president of Chevron Shipping Company in San Francisco, has been elected chairman of the board of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) for the next 12 months. The change in leadership was announced by outgoing AIMS board chairman J.
Miss Freedom, a new 500-passenger Circle Line vessel that will inaugurate ferry service to Ellis Island from both Battery Park and Liberty State Park (Jersey City, N.J.) was christened recently at dockside ceremonies at the Circle Line Pier 83 in New York City.
The tough economic situation and business environment has not prevented Neptune Orient Line from first half profits, as the company announced $ 11 million profits (albeit down 78 percent from 1H 2000 profits) on revenues of $2.3 billion (up 6 percent from 1H 2000 revenues.
David A. Hatcher has been appointed president of Challenger Minerals Inc., the oil and gas exploration and development subsidiary of Global Marine Inc., it was announced recently by C. Russell Luigs, president and chief executive officer of Global Marine.
Arthur E. Erb, president of Eller & Company, Inc. of Tampa, Fla., has announced the purchase of Uiterwyk Cold Storage Corp. The transaction includes all stock and assets owned by Uiterwyk Cold Storage, one in a group of companies o p e r a t i n g out of Tampa under the Uiterwyk name.
Everett L. Case, vice president of marketing for the Process and Gas Division of Worthington Compressors, Inc., has announced senior management positions on his marketing and sales staff. Named to the marketing staff are Daniel J. Schiffhauer,