Frank T. Stegbauer, executive vice president of Southern Towing Company, Memphis, Tenn., and Caruthersville, Mo., was elected chairman of the board of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. at the Association's recent annual meeting held in Washington, D.C.
James R. Smith was elected to his fifth consecutive term as president of AWO, and William Cleary was elected to his 22nd annual term as secretary-treasurer at the two-day meeting which attracted the largest attendance in the Association's 33-year history.
Mr. Stegbauer succeeds John D. Geary, president of Midland Enterprises of Cincinnati, Ohio, after having served as regional vice chairman and chairman of the Coast Guard Liaison Committee.
The barge line executive joined Southern Towing in 1960, after serving as executive vice president in charge of operations with Warner and Tamble of Memphis, where he had been employed since 1945. Prior to World War II, Mr.
Stegbauer worked on riverboats as a fireman and deckhand, and during the war he served with the U.S. Eighth Air Force in England as a combat navigator after graduating from the Air Force Aerial Navigation School in 1943.
Taking over as chairman of the board, Mr. Stegbauer said: "The barge and towing industry faces many vitally important issues which could have a tremendous effect on the entire nation. With the help of the AWO membership, I plan to continue the fine leadership Jack Geary supplied in representing the nation's water transportation industry." Members to serve on the board's Executive Committee during the coming year are: Mr. Stegbauer, board chairman, Mr. Smith, AWO president, the six Regional vice chairmen, Peter Fanchi Jr., Region 1; Robert E. Scatterday, Region 2; O.R. Menton, Region 3; William R. Saul, Region 4; Francis B. Bushey, Region 5; Lester C. Bedient, Region 6. Mr.
Geary, outgoing board chairman, was appointed, and Neville Stone was reappointed. Edward Renshaw automatically joins the committee, representing the shipyard members as a result of a new bylaw amendment.
Corporation, was elected to replace Jack Aguero, whose corporate responsibilities are outside the inland marine industry. Reelected to the board were Francis B. Bushey, president of Spentonbush Transport Service, Inc., Ralph W. Hooper, vice president of Interstate Oil Transport Co., and Harold A. Reinauer
equipment and service for COMSAT General Corporation. He was involved with MARISAT from its inception. Mr. Keller received a B.S. degree from St. Francis College, Brooklyn, N.Y., and an M.S. degree from the State University of New York Maritime College, Fort Schuyler
has been named president of The American Ship Building Company's Nashville Bridge Company (Nabrico) Division, it was announced in Cleveland, Ohio, by Francis W. Theis, president and chief executive officer of the parent corporation. In his new position, Mr. Zang will direct Nabrico, a major marine construct
Francis W. Bauer has joined ORBA Corporation as director, project management. In his new position, Mr. Bauer is responsible for the implementation of ORBA's major p r o j e c t s , including engineering, procurement, contracting, construction, start-up and testing. Mr. Bauer will also play a key
Francis A. Tubbs and Ray H. FitzGerald have been named vice presidents of Donhaiser Marine, Inc., a Houston, Texas-based engineering firm, according to John N. Donhaiser, president. Mr. Tubbs assumed the duties of vice president of engineering, and Mr. FitzGerald became vice president of construction
Dr. Gerald P . Francis has been appointed head of the Department of Engineering at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y. He has concurrently received the rank of captain, U.S. Maritime Service. A 1958 graduate of the University of Dayton, Captain Francis later earned a master's
John Grimwade Francis has been nominated president of Asiatic Petroleum Corporation, taking over from J.D. Ritchie, who has retired. Born in London, England, in 1923, Mr. Francis joined Royal Dutch/Shell service in the United Kingdom in 1940. During the years 1942-46, he served as a pilot with the
Rico Lighterage Company, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Capt. I.G. Ashby, manager, Mobil Oil Corporation, Marine Transportation Department, New York, N.Y.; Francis B. Bushey, president, Spentonbush Transport Service, Inc., New York, N.Y.; Ralph W. Hooper, president, Interstate Oil Transport Company, Philadelphia
Francis A. Martin and Ottaway, Inc. has announced the opening of an office in London. Francis A. Martin and Ottaway, Inc. of New York, and Marine Advisory and Technical Services (Aspenway Ltd.) of London have agreed to a joint venture in the foundation of Martin, Ottaway and Marine Advisory, Inc.
Blount of Gail Frances Charters. The boat was built by Lydia Yachts, Stuart, Fla., and is powered by three 550-hp Lugger 6140AL diesels. The Lady Francis is scheduled to be operated out of Point Judith, R.I. On her delivery trip from Florida, the Lady Francis cruised at 17.2 knots at 1,650 rpm
of Deloitte, Haskins & Sells. He has served as a public relations consultant and also was director of public information and alumni relations at St. Francis College, N.Y. Prior to joining the Maritime Reporter, Mr. Quigley was for several years the assistant manager of the publications department and
and the focus will be on challenges facing not only maritime universities, resiliency. but the maritime sector as a whole. Echoing Alfultis, RADM Francis X. McDonald, MRS ’19: “The Presidents” Panel President of Massachusetts Maritime Academy, “The decrease in state spending on higher edu- said his
College; RADM Michael Alfultis, President, SUNY Maritime College; RADM Michael E. Fossum, Superintendent, Texas A&M Maritime Academy; and RADM Francis X. McDonald, President of Massachusetts Maritime Academy, and panel moderator RADM Fred Rosa (USCG, Ret.), Johns Hopkins APL. Photos: SUNY Maritime
Polar Research Vessel Tech: RRS Sir David Attenborough’s Integrated Tech RRS Sir David Attenborough was of? cially said Professor Dame Jane Francis, Director of named at a special naming ceremony held at British Antarctic Survey. “Our missions will Cammell Laird’s Birkenhead, UK, shipyard
Washington Tagert and Candice Langaster to design sistent appearance between the original (CVN 73). ? ve new pigment combinations and test By Sara Francis, U.S. Naval coatings and any in-service touch-ups While all paint manufacturers have them for color stability, solar re? ectance Research Laboratory
years, helping to demonstrate transfers in an area that includes Los Angeles/Long Beach Vane Brothers’ commitment to quality, safety and envi- and San Francisco. The company continues to bene? t ronmental responsibility. While the employee count has from an aggressive New Vessel Construction program that
are (L to R): Leonard Pool, tions of the Paci? c North-West. More Sidus Solutions, Mark Hopper, VP, and than 20 Sonardyne Fetch subsea Francis Labonte, both with Montreal- sensor logging nodes, which will be based Vantrix. deployed in depths ranging from 400 to 2,500 meters of water depth
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PORT DEVELOPMENT Gulfport as it could appear with the SeaOne CGL plant installed on the West Pier. Forrest Hoglund, SeaOne’s Chairman and CEO, stated, “The prosperity of many Caribbean, Central and South American countries is stymied by challenges related to expenditures on fuel and power generation
, it relieves the load even in severe meteoceanographic conditions. According to applied to the platform. Another advantage is to allow the in- Ricardo Francis, consultant of the Management of Technol- stallation of the risers even before the arrival of the production ogy of Pipes and Risers at Cenpes, the
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