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McAllister Names Alban

Division Manager

John P. Alban has been ap- pointed to the staff of McAllister

Brothers, Inc., New York, N.Y., as a manager in their Oil Trans- port Division. The announcement was made recently by Brian A.

McAllister, vice president of the

New York-based towing and transportation company. ,-n,. 'IV was down, from 13.6 million tons to 11.5 million tons.

Total foreign commerce also dropped by some 7 percent, with exports increasing 12 percent and imports 18 percent.

The 1980 data are estimates and are based on statistics col- lected and partially verified by the Corps of Engineers.

Ehrlich Appointed

Asst. General Mgr.

At Todd Galveston

Henry L. Ehrlich has been ap- pointed assistant general man- ager of the Galveston Division of

Todd Shipyards Corporation, it was announced recently by Ben

Martino, division general man- ager. Mr. Ehrlich previously served with Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., where he was director of machinery, test and trials. He served the Ingalls firm for 28 years, holding various management and administrative positions, including chief engi- neer of the East Bank facility and director of engineering of the West Bank facility.

John P. Alban

Mr. Alban has been involved with the New York towboat in- dustry for over 40 years, having first signed on in 1939. He has risen through the ranks from deckhand to pilot to captain after receiving his certificates from the U.S. Coast Guard. He joined the management staff of one of the leading New York marine transportation corporations in 1952. During his years with man- agement, Mr. Alban has taken a variety of courses including admiralty law at the College of

Insurance in New York.

McAllister Brothers has been associated with marine transpor- tation in the port of New York for over 115 years through four generations of the McAllister family. The firm operates 12 oil barges with load capacities from 10,000 barrels to 140,000 barrels.

They serve the ports of New

York, Baltimore, Norfolk, Phil- adelphia, and San Juan. Joining the fleet in November will be a new 80,000-barrel clean oil barge suitable for oil and chemical transportation. McAllister cur- rently has more than 110 tugs and barges in its fleet.

Army Engineers Report

Inland Waterway Traffic

Grew 5 Percent In 1980

The U.S. Army Corps of Engi- neers announced recently that inland waterborne commerce reached 667 million tons in 1980, an increase of 5.5 percent over 1979 levels. Total domestic water- borne tonnage grew from 1.08 billion tons to 1.1 billion tons, a 2 percent growth.

Coastal traffic grew 5 percent, from 304.6 million tons to 320 million tons. Great Lakes traffic

October 15, 1981


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