The Crosby Group, Inc., a subsidiary of American Hoist and Derrick of St. Paul, Minn., recently announced that Richard Sked, formerly vice president, sales, has been promoted to vice president, sales planning and administration.
In this position, Mr. Sked will have the responsibility for product sales managers, all inside sales, and long-range strategic sales planning. William Craig has been named vice president, domestic sales. Mr. Craig will be responsible for all domestic sales for the Crosby Group. Both Messrs. Sked and Craig will now report to William Shen, vice president of marketing.
John Kozuk, formerly chain sales manager, has been promoted to the newly created position of Eastern sales manager.
In his new capacity, Mr. Kozuk will be responsible for all field sales functions in the Eastern half of the U.S.
Larry Postelwait, formerly operations manager, has been promoted to vice president, operations.
He will be responsible for all Crosby plant operations.
C.T. Shen, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, and Thomas W. Burke, president and chief operating officer of American Steamship Company, a subsidiary of GATX Corporation, have announced the election of three executives, Louis E. Ervin, D. Ward Fuller, and Dennis M. O'Connor to new
While the zipper welder has been in the Bug-O repertoire for quite some time, the company said it has recently seen a larger demand for it due to increased tank production worldwide. The zippwer welder is used for vertical seam welding for storage tanks and other applications where a vertical seam weld is
Vikubo B.V., Nijverheidsweg, Holland, is offering a free four-page brochure on their foam-filled floating fenders, Vikubo Shipcushions®. Vikubo ship cushions are built from a combination of polyethylene foam of 49 kg/m3 (3.06 lbs/ft3) core, covered with a polyurethane elastomer coating. Running the
Willi Becker Ingenieurbiiro GmbH of Germany supplied a highperformance hi-lift flap rudder for the recently reconstructed 46,300- dwt chemical tanker M/V Seabulk America. Working with consultants on the project, Willi Becker Ingenieurbiiro worked on a proposal for a high-performance flap rudder
A penguin joins the crew of the Coast Guard icebreaker Eastwind during Operation Deep Freeze I. The annual voyages to Antarctica were named "Operation Deep Freeze" for obvious reasons. According to one of the Eastwind's crew, who shall remain anonymous: "this one penguin kept hanging out with
of George W. Rogers. Mr. Lundgren further prepared a memorial, plaque of the Wavertree to accompany the set of prints. The plaque and prints have been hung permanently on the south wall of the Club Lounge of The Whitehall Club, and are a memorial to the late George W. Rogers, who was the founder of
Professor Cui Weicheng: Shanghai Ocean University, Director, Hadal Science and Technology Research Center (HAST), Co-Founder, Rainbowfish Ocean Technology CompanyDirector of Shanghai Ocean University’s Hadal Science and Technology Center (HAST), Lingang (New City), Pudong District, is one of those leading
Approximately 80 members and guests of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers attended a regular meeting at Pier 91 Officer's Club, Seattle, Wash. After the dinner, a technical paper entitled "Oceanographic Deck Machinery" was presented by John M.
Dravo SteelShip Corporation, Pine Bluff, Ark., recently delivered two 75-foot by 28-foot by 12.5- foot steel coastal tugboats to Apex Oil Company of St. Louis, Mo. The tugboats, the Sioux, and the Mava (shown above), are powered by twin Detroit Diesel 16V-149TA engines rated at 2,200 hp. The engines
Shanghai, owned by Xing Hai Company of Shanghai, was the last vessel to be repaired at the 115-year-old Kowloon Yard, and marked the end of an era at Hung Horn and a beginning of a new one for the company. The resources of the company have now entered a new phase, for at Tsing Yi, HUD's drydock capacity
Derecktor Shipyards signed a contract with the New York/New Jersey Sandy Hook Pilots Association for the construction of two all aluminum fast pilot boats. The two vessels will be built according to plans by Camarc Small Craft Designs of Worthing, U.K. in Derecktor's Mamaroneck, N.Y. facility. Delivery
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