The Bollore Maritime Division (BMD) is investing $5 million in a new software management system called iQ-Ship. As a group company OT Africa Line (OTAL) will benefit from this system, which is designed to enhance the quality of service provided to its customers worldwide.
A jackup accommodation barge for Zakum Development Company (ZADCO), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has been constructed by IHI (Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), Japan, for use in the Persian Gulf. It will be a control and accommodation center
Abex Corporation has announced the appointment of Paul J. Powers as president of the company's Denison Division, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. In his new position, Mr. Powers is responsible for the division's worldwide operations. These include the Research & Development Center,
General Electric's Installation & Service Engineering Division (I&SE), the company's on-site field engineering service arm, recently announced a new organization structure. "The purpose of the new structure is to place greater focus on served
Erich H. Feierabend has been named vice president of manufacturing for Abex Corporation, Denison Division, according to an announcement by B.R. Horne, division president. Mr. Feierabend will be located at the division's headquarters in Columbus,
—Literature Available Bailey Controls Company of Wickliffe, Ohio, has completed the construction of their new process control demonstration facilities. Located at the company's headquarters, the facility offers guests a chance to observe the operation of process plants,
Dodd Fiori, formerly director of equipment management for American President Lines, Oakland, Calif., has been named director of special services for the Pacific Basin shipping firm. In this capacity, Mr. Fiori is responsible for corporate activities
A worldwide computer network has been launched by five firms in a joint venture which provides clients with maritime industry information. Lloyd's Register of Shipping, Lloyd's of London Press Limited, Phs. Van Ommeren International B.V., Fairfield International Corp.
The AWO board of directors, at their fall quarterly meeting in Tulsa, Okla., on September 13-14, elected James B. Potter Jr. as the Association's fourth president in its 34-year history. Mr. Potter, prior to his election as AWO's chief executive,