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Robin Hood Fleeting Names
Hines Vice President
Joseph R. Hines
Joseph R. Hines has been named vice president of Robin
Hood Fleeting Services of Baton
Rouge, La. Robin Hood Fleeting is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Transload and Transport, Inc. (TTI), a wholly owned subsid- iary of Twin City Barge, Inc. The announcement was made by
Wayne Musgrove, TTI executive vice president.
Before joining Robin Hood
Fleeting Services, Mr. Hines was sales manager for Ranger Ma- rine, Inc. at Port Allen, La., as well as in top management posi- tions with Dravo Mechling Corp.,
Alice Engine Corp., and Kenner
Robin Hood of Baton Rouge, located across from Port Allen locks, mile 228 on the left de- scending bank of the lower Mis- sissippi River, is a newly orga- nized company offering 24-hour shifting and fleeting services as well as topside repairs for both dry cargo and tank barges. The new company will also offer clean- ing services for dry cargo barges.
Mr. Hines's operations/manage- ment team will also be engaged in tramping and brokering oper- ations along the inland waterway system.
Burrard Yarrows Awarded $8-Million Contract To
Modify Two Ferries
The Burrard Yarrows Corpo- ration has been awarded a con- tract by British Columbia Ferry
Corporation for modifications to the 130-meter-long vehicle/pas- senger ferries Queen of Van- couver and Queen of Victoria.
The modifications costing a to- tal of $8,066,000 (Can.) include the streamlining of the shipside sponsons fitted during the in- troduction of an additional car deck in 1981, the replacement of existing gearboxes, shafting, and propellers with Lohmann &
Stolterfoht gearboxes and KaMe-
Wa cp propellers, and the con- version of the existing 9-cylinder 450-mm bore MaK main engines to unidirectional drive.
Work on the Queen of Victoria will be carried out at BYC's Vic- toria Division and on the Queen of Vancouver at the Vancouver
March 1, 1983 r
Russellstoll To Market
Northern Rig Lites Products —Literature Available
The Russellstoll Division of the
Midland-Ross Corporation, Liv- ingston, N.J., recently assumed total sales and marketing respon- sibility for Northern Rig Lites,
Inc., of Houston, Texas.
This product line is to be con- sidered an additional Russellstoll product offering. All existing Rus- selstoll sales and marketing ac- tivities will be applied on a worldwide basis, with the excep- tion of Canada.
Northern Rig Lites, Inc. (NRL) originally founded in Canada, has maintained manufacturing facil- ities in Houston since 1981. It manufactures a complete line of
U.L. and C.S.A. marine lighting fixtures for offshore and land oil drilling rigs and for a broad base of industrial and marine appli- cations. Russellstoll assumed
NRL's line of marine lighting products in an effort to service the market with a complete line of electrical equipment.
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