Ned A. Smith has been elected vice president-financial planning and administration for American Steamship Company, Buffalo, N.Y. The announcement was made by Thomas W. Burke, president of American Steamship. Mr. Smith joined American Steamship in 1975 as controller.
New appointments in its sales organization have been announced in Auburn, N.Y., at The Cordage Group, Division of Columbian Rope Company. William S. Stroud, formerly eastern regional manager, has been appointed national market manager-heavy marine.
Billy M. Ennis has been promoted to vice president of Santa Fe Engineering & Construction Co., and assigned to company headquarters in Orange, Calif., as operations manager-marine construction. For the past five years, Mr. Ennis was assigned
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's design for the world's largest matsupported jackup drilling rig, the Bethlehem 600, will open an additional million square miles of outer continental shelf to jackup operations. That's a 30-percent increase from current jackup territory,
The Maritime Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have announced an interagency program to develop the nation's capacity to destroy hazardous wastes at sea aboard specially equipped, hightemperature incinerator ships. In a report released recently,
William B. Hubbard, senior vice president-operations of American President Lines, and John C. Roberts, vice president-corporate development of Natomas Company, have been elected directors of American President Lines. Mr. Hubbard, who has more than
The promotion of Larry A. Augsburger to vice president-administration was announced recently by Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production, a major operating unit of Tenneco Inc. John W. Sylvester Jr. was named to succeed Mr. Augsburger as director of employee relations.
F o u r new 35,000-deadweightton petroleum product tankers have been ordered by Chevron Transport Corporation, a subsidiary of Standard Oil Company of California, for service in the company's international trades. The diesel-powered vessels will
"Zinc: Its Corrosion Resistance," a 200-page book that brings together much detailed information and data on the corrosion resistence of zinc and zinc-coated steel, is available free of charge from Zinc Institute Inc., New York, N.Y. The book
Stolt-Nielsen, BP Tanker Company, and bankers, together with their lawyers and financial advisers, met in Paris on August 2-4, for the signing of the various documents enabling BP to make its i n v e s t m e n t in the Greenwich, Conn.-based specialist chemical