Capt. Henry E. Engelbrecht, formerly vice president in charge of operations for the United Tanker Group, has acquired Lexington Transport Corporation. Sinnan Pu and Capt. Nick Ni, also formerly of United Tanker, have joined Lexington in the capacities of
Senior Technical Advisor to the U.S. Coast Guard in Washington, D.C., Robert J. Lakey, has resigned from the Coast Guard to join the marine consulting, brokering and trading firm Helge Ringdal, Inc., 1100 Milam, Suite 2775, Houston, Texas 77002.
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
The Group managing director of Burmah Oil Company Ltd. of England declared recently that tapping reserves of natural gas readily available in many countries "is one of the simplest ways of developing new sources of energy." Speaking at the naming
—Literature Available Operators and owners of ships, tankers, mobile offshore drilling units, as well as uninspected commercial vessels, should be aware of the difference between an exposure suit and immersion suit. "Immersion" suit is the term
Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has restructured its business operations, dividing its two main operating areas into maritime services and indus- trial services. In a press meeting in Hamburg on March 4, executive board members Dr. Hans Payer and Consul Rainer Schondube said.
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.
A new marine window wiper that will give longer life in the harsh conditions at sea, has been designed by Wynstruments Limited of Gloucester, England. The equipment simplifies ordering because the one model can be fitted above or below the window,
British Petroleum and Stolt- Nielsen have signed a letter of intent which provides for British Petroleum acquiring an interest in Stolt Tankers and Terminals (Holdings) S.A., the chemicals shipping and related business of the Stolt-Nielsen Group.
While seemingly miniscule in terms of deadweight tons ordered and delivered per year as compared to the shipbuilding business as a whole, the production of gas tankers, LNG and LPG, are high-value, high prestige orders that are likely to rise significantly in the coming years.