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Roper Named Chairman, Eure President, Payne Executive VP At NORSHIPCO

Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corporation (NORSHIPCO) recently announced major changes in its corporate structure. John L. Roper III has been elected chairman of the board of directors. Formerly president and chief executive officer, he will continue as CEO.

 

Louis L. Frierson Elected President George Engine Company

Louis L. Frierson has been elected president and chief executive officer of George Engine Company, Inc. (GECO). Mr. Frierson will continue as chairman of the board of GECO, a position he has held for the past two years. H.F. Colby, whom Mr. Frierson succeeds,

The Tugboat, Towboat and Barge Industry

This year. The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association for the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, celebrates its 60th anniversary. AWO members, representing the inland, coastal and harbor sectors of the industry, recently

SPD Technologies Names Larry Colangelo Senior VP

Larry A. Colangelo was recently elected senior vice president and chief financial officer at SPD Technologies. In his new position, Mr. Colangelo's responsibilities are expanded to include external business acquisitions, internal product development projects,

John Gaughan To Be Nominated To Head Maritime Administration

P r e s i d e n t R e a g a n has announced his intention to nominate John Gaughan as Administrator of the Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration. Mr. Gaughan is currently Deputy Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs for DOT.

The Effect Of Ship Design On Ports

There is an old adage about one party sneezing and the other catching pneumonia as a result. This is the routine reaction of ports to new ship designs. A recent example was the introduction of "beyond Panamax container ships" in the Pacific trade by American President Lines.

Rohr Industries Names Filiciotto And Walsh

The board of directors of Rohr Industries, Inc., Chula Vista, Calif. 92012, has approved a restructuring of the company's management, resulting in the appointment of Jerome J. Filiciotto as executive vice president-operations, reporting to Fred W.

Tidewater Negotiating Acquisition Of Zapata In $500 Million Deal

In a deal worth up to $500 million and which would create the world's largest support vessel fleet, Tidewater is negotiating the acquisition of Zapata Gulf Marine. An agreement between the two U.S. groups would combine the 304 vessels of Zapata with the 303-vessel fleet of Tidewater.

Port Briefs NATIONAL SCENE

Who's on first? Which U.S. port handled the most tonnage in 1990? Well, if you said New Orleans, Los Angeles, or New York/New Jersey, you're wrong. According to preliminary data recently released by the Port of South Louisiana, the port handled 189.

CDI Marine Announces Management Reorganization

CDI Marine Company, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based supplier of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Design to private and naval shipyards has announced changes in its executive management structure. The regional management concept under which

 
 
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