Moran Towing Corporation

  • 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 Virginia, Inc., respectively, effective July 1, 1988.

    In making the announcement, Mr. Moran said: "Curtis Bay Towing has, in fact, been an affiliate of Moran Towing Corporation (Greenwich, Conn.) since 1958. No personnel, operational, or policy changes will be made in connection with the name change." Thus, the blue diamond which has identified the Curtis Bay tugs in the ports of Philadelphia, Baltimore and Hampton Roads will be replaced with the white "M" which identifies Moran tugboats all over the world and principally in the ports of Portsmouth, N.H., Portland, Maine, New York, N.Y., Jacksonville, Fla., and Port Arthur, Texas.

    Moran Towing Corporation is one of the foremost tug operators on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.

  • Thomas E. Moran, president and chief executive officer of the Moran Towing Corporation, has been elected c h a i r m a n of the board of the family-owned firm. A fourth generation towing company executive in his family, Mr. Moran succeeds his father, Rear Adm. Edmond J. Moran as head of one of the

  • Two leading tug firms in the United States, Moran Towing Corporation of New York, N.Y., and Crowley Maritime Corporation of San Francisco, Calif., have announced the formation of Ocean Salvors Company (OSC), a joint venture, to provide marine salvage, oil pollution control, wreck removal and ocean

  • Robert M. Loftus has been named president of Ocean Salvors Company, a joint venture of the Moran Towing Corporation of New York, and Crowley Maritime Corporation of San Francisco. Mr. Loftus joined Moran Towing & Transportation in 1962 and served in various capacities. He was named a vice president

  • Malcolm W. MacLeod, president and CEO of Moran Towing Corporation, recently announced the appointment of three new vice presidents of Moran Towing and Transportation Co., Inc., the New York operating subsidiary of the corporation. The new vice presidents are Bruce D. Richards, chartering and

  • Joseph F. Madeo Jr. has been named vice president, operations of Ocean Salvors Company, a joint venture of Moran Towing Corporation of New York, and Crowley Maritime Corporation of San Francisco. Captain Madeo formerly served in the U.S. Navy in many capacities involving marine salvage, wreck

  • of a Gulf Coast salvage station in New Orleans. Ocean Salvors, an expanding enterprise of two leading towing firms in the United States—Moran Towing Corporation of New York and Crowley Maritime Corporation of San Francisco — had previously established stations in Rahway, N.J. and Miami, Fla. As

  • repair vessels. Clients in this industry include Bay Shipbuilding, Bristol Harbor Groups, Corn Island Shipyard, Gunderson Marine, Halter Marine, Moran Towing Corporation, NETSCo, as well as OGI.   16365 Park Ten Place, Ste 350 Houston, TX 77084 Tel: (281) 674-8040 Email: fritz.waldorf@viking-systems.net Websit

  • Shipyard of East Boothbay, Maine is preparing to launch Tracy Moran, the fourth in a series of six Z-Drive Tugs under construction for the Moran Towing Corporation of Greenwich, Conn. Tracy Moran will join its sisterships in Norfolk, Va. where they are contracted by the Military Sealift Command for

  • James P. Mc- Allister as regional vice president for 1974. Two new directors were elected. Robert M. Loftus, assistant vice president of Moran Towing Corporation will replace Thomas E. Moran, who declined reelection because of pressing business commitments, and Capt. Ivan Ashby, manager, Inland

  • . A collaborative approach and responsiveness to what its clients need is what sets them apart. Notably, EBDG recently helped long-time partner Moran Towing Corporation secure a U.S. Patent for “Articulated conduit systems and uses thereof for fuel gas transfer between a tug and barge.” (As published

  • Capt. Russell G. McVay has been appointed vice president of operations for Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc. to succeed Capt. Leonard G. Goodwin, it was announced by Thomas E. Moran, president. Captain Goodwin, an internationally respected authority on ocean towing and a Moran employee for

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