Paul P. Swensen has been elected vice president and general manager of the Curtis Bay Towing Company of Pennsylvania, according to an announcement by Malcolm W. MacLeod, president.
Mr. Swensen came ashore in 1976 to join Curtis Bay Towing as a dispatcher in the Baltimore office.
In 1978, he was promoted to corporate sales representative and continued in that capacity until April of 1985, when he was assigned to Curtis Bay Towing Company of Pennsylvania as acting general manager.
Prior to joining Curtis Bay Towing, Mr. Swensen sailed as mate and relief captain aboard coastwise and oceangoing tugboats. He is a graduate of the National River Academy and served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve. He has had an active role in The Propeller Club of Baltimore, The Maryland Marine Club and is a member of The Seascout Executive Committee of Baltimore.
Curtis Bay Towing Company operates transporation and marine towage services in the mid-Atlantic Region.
Thomas E. Moran, chairman of Moran Towing Corporation, recently announced that Curtis Bay Towing Company, the 78-year-old marine transportation company, will change its name at its three ports of operation to Moran Towing of Maryland, Inc., Moran Towing of Pennsylvania, Inc., and Moran Towing of
Curtis Bay Towing Company has announced two promotions to its executive staff. Effective January 1, 1980, Malcolm W. MacLeod, executive vice president, has been elected president and chief executive officer of the firm. He succeeds Capt. Frank J. Hughes who has served in that position since 1966
his career aboard tugs in New York Harbor, coming ashore to work in both operations and chartering for Boyd, Weir and Sewell. He later joined the Curtis Bay Towing Company as a sales representative in its New York office. Mr. Moran holds a degree in business administration from Gettysburg College
The election of John F. Bandon to the position of vice president and general manager of Curtis Bay Towing Co. of Pennsylvania was recently announced by Malcolm W. MacLeod, president. Mr. Bandon succeeds the former manager of Curtis Bay's Philadelphia, Pa.-based operation, Eric W.L. Heeley, who
Capt. David Cunningham recently reported to the Coast Guard yard in Curtis Bay, Md. He will serve as the yard's manager of financial operations, a position which oversees the shipyard's fiscal, supply and procurement activities, as well as the ships' inventory control point. The latter is an
Capt. Barry C. Roberts, USCG, recently assumed command of the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Md. He becomes the 29th commanding officer in the 82-year history of the yard, the only shipbuilding and repair facility of the U.S. Coast Guard. During a recent ceremony, Rear Adm. Robert S. Lucas
The Flagship Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers held its second meeting of the year at the U.S. Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay, Md. Following the social hour and dinner, which was attended by approximately 90 members and guests, chairman Richard Fay opened the technical session and
Bay-Houston Towing Co., with home office in Houston, Texas, has published a new 16-page edition of the popular "Port Reference Handbook" for the Gulf ports of Houston, Galveston, Corpus Christi, Freeport, Texas City, and Port Aransas. The handbook has long been in demand for its informative, easy-tore
A $10.6-million expansion program by Bay-Houston Towing Company was announced by W.D. Haden II, chairman of the board, as he disclosed the signing of contracts for four new tugs and option on an additional two vessels. One tug, the 4,200-hp Captain W.D. Haden, is designed to keep Bay-Houston in the
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