Oglebay Norton Company has taken delivery of its first 1,000- foot self-unloading vessel. The new supercarrier was constructed by the Bay Shipbuilding Corp., subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Construction began in the
Shaver Transportation Company of Portland, Ore., kept the 149.5 gtd tug Columbia in the Stork-Werkspoor family when it repowered the vessel to keep pace with the ever larger ships at the Port of Portland. The firm replaced two RHO 218K SWDiesel engines,
R. Steven, C.Eng.M.I.Mar.E., has been appointed general manager of Odyssey Works, Ocean Fleets' ship repair and engineering works, Birkenhead, England. This is a new appointment to meet Odyssey Works' future program, which will involve marketing projects and consolidation of the ship repair,
Oglebay Norton Company's giant new Great Lakes vessel, the 1,000-foot Columbia Star, was christened recently at Sturgeon, Bay, Wise. The vessel's sponsor was Mrs. John J. Dwyer, wife of the president of Oglebay Norton. The ceremonies officially named the former Hull No.
John J. McMullen Associates, Inc. (JJMA), naval architects, marine engineers and transportation consultants of New York, recently installed an AUTO-TROL AD/380 Interactive Graphics System in its detail design office located in Newport News, Va.
Seatrain Shipbuilding Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., a wholly owned subsidiary of Seatrain Lines, Inc., has announced the appointment of Edward P. Hellenbrecht as chief marine engineer. In making the announcement, John Serrie, president of the company, said: "Mr.
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA) has been named by the State of Alaska as the recip- ient of a study contract for the planned replacement of the Tustumena in the Alaska Ferry fleet, it was announced recently by Hugh F. Munroe, president
J.J. Henry Co., Inc., consulting naval architects and designers of many distinctive ships since its establishment in 1947, has opened a branch office in Houston, Texas, it was announced by Charles Zeien, president. Mr. Zeien stated that the Houston office,
Alan C. McClure Associates, Inc. of Houston, naval architects and engineers, specializing in consultation work for a range of offshore and marine transportation related activities, has announced that Fred E. Shumaker has joined the firm as vice president.
Standard Oil Company of California (Socal) has announced that Douglas C. Wolcott has been appointed president of Chevron Shipping Company, the corporation's marine transportation subsidiary. Mr. Wolcott, currently a vice president and general