In its further commitment to handle substantial increases of oceanborne imports of LPG in the near future, Sea-3, Inc., Houston, Texas, a Gazocean Group Company, has appointed two new vice presidents. Jerome W. Jackson has been named vice president of marketing for the East and West Coasts,
Edward J. Murphy has been elected senior vice president of Coscol Petroleum Corporation and Coscol Marine Corporation, units of The Coastal Corporation, Houston, Texas. In his new c a p a c i t y , Mr. Murphy reports to Peter J.R. Hunter, Coastal senior vice president,
Christening and launching ceremonies were held at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) recently for the Sierra Madre (shown above), one of three 37,500-dwt Carlsbad Class product carriers being built for Union Oil Company of California.
America's F i r s t Lady Mrs. Nancy Reagan smashed the traditional bottle of champagne against the bow when the U.S. Navy's newest combat ship was christened recently. The Ticonderoga (shown above), under construction at Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries,
IMODCO has opened a Far East marketing office situated in Shaw Towers, Suite 2109 on Singapore's Beach Road. Leonard K. Watts, transferred from Los Angeles, Calif, headquarters, has been named regional manager. In making the announcement, Alfred W.
Jones, Bardelmeier & Co., Ltd., the ocean bulk shipping consulting firm headquartered in Nassau, Bahamas, is opening a branch office in Singapore this month. Derek King, one of the senior officers in the firm, will go out from Nassau to become the resident partner.
The Liberian Shipowners' Council has elected Grady C. Brown as chairman of the board of directors for a two-year term, and Stanley Symon as vice chairman for a one-year term. Mr. Brown is vice president, operations and technical, of Conoco Shipping Company in Houston,
According to Gerald A. Gutman, president of Nav-Com Incorporated, the firm has received an award from Ogden Marine, Inc., equipping the Ogden fleet with Magnavox model MX-1142 Satellite Navigation Receivers. As i n d i c a t e d by Stanley S. Unger,
William C. O'Malley has been elected executive vice president of Sonat Inc., effective immediately. Ronald L. Kuehn Jr., Sonat's chairman, president and chief executive officer, said Mr. O'Malley would have corporate-level responsibility for three of the company's oil services businesses,