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Moran And Watt Elected
Vice Presidents At Moran
Towing & Transportation
Thomas E. Moran, chairman and president of Moran Towing & Transportation Company, has announced that the board of directors has elected two new vice presidents, Edmond J.
Moran Jr. and W. Anthony Watt.
Edmond J. Moran Jr. W. Anthony Watt
Edmond Moran came to the company from
States Marine Lines in 1971 to work in the sales department at the New York office. A graduate of Georgetown University, he was appointed vice president of Florida Towing Company in
Jacksonville when that firm was acquired by
Moran in 1976. He returned to New York in 1983 to become manager of Moran's Barge Divi- sion, including the subsidiary Seaboard Ship- ping Company.
Mr. Watt came to the New York Office in 1978 as assistant manager of Seaboard Shipping, after having been an executive with Florida
Towing. Having a background in shipyard man- agement, he became assistant manager of the
Construction and Repair Department in 1980, and manager of that department in 1984.
President Of Marine
Consultants & Designers—
Plude Named Vice President
Carlton E. Tripp, chairman of Marine Con- sultants & Designers, Inc., has announced the election of Richard H. Suehrstedt as presi- dent, and George H. Plude as vice president of the firm.
Mr. Suehrstedt has been employed by the company since 1951. He became vice president in 1972 after serving as chief naval architect since 1959. Mr. Tripp had been president of the firm for the past 25 years.
Mr. Plude joined MC&D in 1958 as naval architect, and has been director of engineering since 1978.
Marine Consultants & Designers is an inter- national firm of naval architects and marine engineers, having served the marine industry for the past 35 years. It maintains headquarters in
Cleveland, and has offices in St. Catharines,
Ontario, and Jakarta, Indonesia.
Third Aegis Cruiser 'Vincennes'
Completes Initial Sea Trials
CG-49 Vincennes third of 12 Aegis guided- missile cruisers ordered by the U.S. Navy for construction at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pasca- goula, Miss., has completed her initial at-sea testing in preparation for commissioning on July 6.
The new ship is equipped with the Aegis weapons system, the most advanced combat sys- tem afloat in the world today. This system will be further tested in the Gulf of Mexico during
Ingalls delivered the first two ships of the new class, USS Ticonderoga (CG-47) and USS York- town (CH-48) in December 1982 and May 1984, respectively. Both ships are now operating with the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Vincennes will be home- ported in San Diego.
MAIN IRON WORKS, INC.
SERVING TUGS, PUSHERS, TOWBOATS, CREWBOATS,
SUPPLY BOATS, INLAND & OFFSHORE BARGES 3500 Ton Dock 200' x 100' 90' Between
Wing Walls 1500 Ton Dock 160' * 80 70' Between
Wing Walls 850 Ton Dock 60' x 150' 50' Between
Wing Walls 300 Ton Dock 50' x 80' 40' Between
Founded in 1948, Main Iron Works. Inc.'s current facilities are available tor construction of new vessels ranging in size from 45 to 250 in length. Dry docking and a full range of repair services are also available, including a complete machine shop facility, sandblasting and painting services
With over thirty years experience and our record of service to the towing industry. Main
Iron Works, Inc. is ready to serve the needs of our past, present and future clients.
Air control mechanics
Electrical repairs, trouble shooting
Piping and plumbing repairs
Sandblasting and Painting
Complete machine shop service
A B.S. approved for stainless steel
Cladding on main shafts
Complete wood working shop
Four Dry Docks: 300-Ton Capacity 850-Ton Capacity 1500-Ton Capacity 3500-Ton Capacity completed 1st gtr 84
Lathes: Capacity in feet — 36 Feet
Swing in inches — 30 Inches
Three slips available for your boats or barges to tie up while repairs or supplies are being completed
Shaft Storage Rack:
To avoid costly delay in waiting for transport of shafts, we provide our customers storage for their spare main shafts and rubber shafts
Along with our parts inventory, we keep a stock of steel plates, pipe, angles, flat bars, and channels, all American Bureau of Shipping approved.
We also have a supply ol forgings and bar castings which enable us to supply your needs efficiently
Crane Service: 100 Ton Fixed Stiff leg for Offloading and
All of the services listed above are available on a 24-hour basis, seven days a week Quotation and price schedules are available upon request
Located at 50 Mile Marker on Intracoastal Waterway
P.O. Box 1918
Houma, Louisiana 70361 M
LeRoy Molaison • Henry Brunet
Otto Hughes • Wayoe Piazza (504) 87fr6302 • (504) 525-4020^
EVERPURE'S Bromination Systems will protect your crew's health - and keep you financially healthy.
One refreshing glass of inad- equately treated water can lay a man up for days Costly days of lower production. So at Everpure we spent ten years and thousands of dollars researching how to apply the superior disinfectant properties of bromine to ship- board drinking water treatment.
The result is our full line of
Bromination Systems, safer and more effective than chlorine or silver, more reliable than ultraviolet.
Paired with our MD Series of pre- coat water filters, we'll give you safe, delicious tasting water! And keep your crew on the job. We have a Brom-D-Brom System for your vessel, rig or platform Any size, anywhere. Call or write us for the name of your nearest distributor.
We'll load the dice in your favor.
EVERPURE, INC. 660 NORTH BLACKHAWK DRIVE, WESTMONT, ILLINOIS 60559
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IN CANADA: 2213 N. SHERIDAN WAY, SHERIDAN PARK, MISSISSAUGA, ONT. L5K 1A5
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