M. Bruce Meyer has been appointed regional vice president, Far East, for Dravo International, with responsibility for spearheading and coordinating Dravo Corporation's marketing activities in that area.
J.J. Burke, formerly Dravo's regional marketing manager, Far East, will assist Mr. Meyer as general marketing manager.
Mr. Meyer was appointed Dravo's corporate representative in the Philippines a year ago, following 28 years with Exxon Corp., primarily in the Far East. He has had extensive general management and marketing experience in the Philippines as vice president and director, Esso Philippines, as well as in Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Australia, Malaysia and Pakistan. He will be headquartered in Manila.
Mr. Burke has been with Dravo for 15 years, primarily in engineering, sales and project management for the company's Engineering Construction Division.
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he will be headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Based in Pittsburgh, Pa., Dravo is a diversified engineering, construction and manufacturing firm involved in power generation, pollution control, chemical processing, petroleum, mining, minerals and metals processing, heavy construction, bulk materials handling, urban development, river transportation and shipbuilding.
.; Kone Products & Engineering (S) Pte. Ltd., and Navire Cargo Gear Southeast Pte. Ltd. The market for different materials handling equipment in the Far East countries looks very promising for the next 10 years. This is the main reason, Kone reported, for establishing a production facility in Southeast
and service centers located around the world. The directory categorizes centers by global location (North America, Europe, Middle East, Pacific/ Far East), region in the case of North America (Atlantic, Gulf, Pacific, Great Lakes, Canada) or country in the cases of Europe (Denmark, Finland, Germany
Hong Kong—November 12-16 Expoship Far East 84, a maritime exposition organized by Seatrade Far East and sponsored by the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the Hong Kong Exhibition Center November 12-16 this year. Complementing the expositi
Corporation, has set up container freight stations at Atlantic, Gulf, and interior cities for intermodal service via the West Coast to and from the Far East. This arrangement allows a shipper to move his cargo between the Far East and, for example, New York, via the West Coast on a single through
between their respective subsidiary companies, Teleglobe Marine, Inc., and Transoceanic Cable Ship Co. The ship's interior is being fitted out at the Far East Levingston (FELS) shipyard in Singapore, with sea trials scheduled for this fall. With the addition of the new cable ship, AT&T now operates five
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. (FELS), Singapore, recently announced it has signed a contract to construct a drillship for Global Marine Drilling Company of USA. The vessel will be built in Singapore and is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 1983. The vessel will be a twin-screw
are establishing this, our first branch office, in Singapore as we see coming a great expansion in both dry and liquid bulk shipping activities in the Far East. The Singapore office will cover consulting and other assignments in Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, South Korea, and other
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. has been awarded a contract to build a pipelay barge for the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), Abu Dhabi. The pipelay barge, measuring 106 meters in length (about 348 feet), 30 meters in breadth (about 98 feet), and 7.5 meters in depth (about 25
Pacific Far East Line's board of directors has authorized the sale of three surplus vessels and 800 surplus steel barges to correct its current operating problems. The vessels are the luxury liner S/S Monterey, retired from service in early January; the luxury liner S/S Mariposa, to be retired in
appointments in business, operations and traffic have been announced by Evergreen Handt Corp., general agents for Evergreen Line's East Coast/ Far East container service. The announcement of the appointments was made by Svend Hansen Jr., president of Evergreen Handt. Richard Huang has been appointed
Evergreen Handt Corp., general agents for Evergreen Line's East Coast/Far East container service, has announced two operations appointments. J. Ernest Celosse has been appointed assistant vice president, operations, and Capt. H.H. Liao, operations manager of Evergreen Handt Corp., according to
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