In 1985, the depressed state of the barge and towing industry further emphasized the longstanding need to secure a reasoned and stable regulatory environment for domestic marine transportation. This elusive goal took on greater importance as the
The Port Information Resources Committee, Inc., has made donations totaling $8,000 to two leading marine historical groups. In a recent ceremony at the Seamen's Church Institute, Committee chairman and president James P. McAllister p r e s e n t e d $4,000 checks to John B.
Ryan-Walsh Stevedoring Company, Inc. has announced the appointment of John L. McCarron Jr. as chief executive officer. Ryan-Walsh chairman E.B. Peebles Jr., described Mr. McCarron's appointment as a continuation of the succession procedure which began last fall with Mr.
Following the attacks of September 11. the Congress and various federal agencies quickly realized that vessels and maritime facilities are vulnerable to largescale acts of terrorism. By their very nature, ports are exposed, accessible and busy and
The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association of the domestic inland and coastal barge and towing industry, has chosen its 1989 leadership. J.A. Tinkey, president, Mid-America Transportation Company, Fairview Heights, 111.
Port of Portland (Oregon) Commission president Joseph M. Edgar recently announced the appointment of a citizens task force to aid Port staff in the preparation of a master plan to guide the development of Port marine terminals through the year 2000.
Richard W. Fetzner, president of Sun Transport, Inc., has been named president of its parent, Sun Trading & Marine Transport, Inc. (S.T.M.T.), succeeding the late Fred E. Buchanan. S.T.M.T., an operating unit of Sun Company, located at 200 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, Pa.
The National Association of Passenger Vessel Owners (NAPVO), which represents the interests of more than 360 passenger vessel companies, recently announced that it intends to thoroughly review and provide comments to the Coast Guard on the recently proposed revision to "Subchapter T,
Skuld, the International Protection and Indemnity and FD & D Insurance Association based in Scandinavia, recently underwent major changes in its structure. Changes include reorganization of the board of directors into a smaller, more dynamic unit
The House Armed Services Committee recently completed its markup of the Fiscal Year 1991 (FY 91) Defense Authorization Bill, recommending most of the administration's requests for Navy shipbuilding and conversion intact. The committee recommended authorization of $1.