PPG Industries has begun the launching of 14 new Hillman chemical barges, customed designed to carry caustic soda shipments from PPG's expanded plant in Lake Charles, La. The first barge was launched recently, and all the r e m a i n i n g v e
At its regular board meeting following the annual shareholder's meeting in November, Offshore Logistics, Inc., Lafayette, La., anounced that Kenneth M. Jones had been elected president of the corporation. Burt H. Keenan will remain chairman of the board and chief executive officer.
Joseph R. Burgess has been named president of Central Pacific Shipping Agency, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Marine & Supply Co., Ltd., which has opened new offices at 126 Queen Street in downtown Honolulu. The announcement by Steven Loui,
Mississippi Marine Towboat Corporation, Greenville, Miss., recently launched its first offshore supply vessel. The 112-foot by 26- foot by 11-foot 2-inch Utility-class vessel was designed by the naval architectural and marine engineering firm of van Bentem and Associates of Ocean Springs,
Newpart Resources, Inc. recently announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Newpark Environmental Services, Inc., has added 16 additional U.S. Coast Guard certified barges to its fleet, increasing to 31 the number of vessels used exclusively for the movement of nonhazardous oil field waste.
Mrs. Geri M. Joseph, former U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands, has been elected to the board of directors of Twin City Barge, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., it was announced recently by John W. Lambert, chairman of the board. A life-long resident of the Twin Cities,
—Free Literature Available Warren Pumps Inc., a newly formed corporation organized by the managers of Warren Pumps— Houdaille, Inc. and Scott-Macon, Ltd., a New York-based financial advisory firm, successfully completed recently the purchase of the business of Warren Pumps-Houdaille, Inc.