Marketing Expert Joins Oil Mop As Executive VP

An expert in international marketing for petrochemicals and pollution control equipment has joined the New Orleans, La.-based oil spill cleanup firm Oil Mop, Inc., according to C. Horton Smith, president. Kelvin John Smythe of Dublin, Ireland,


Avondale Launches 165,000-DWT Tanker For Standard Oil (Ohio) Alaskan Service

Avondale Shipyards, Incorporated, New Orleans, La., a subsidiary of Ogden Corporation, recently launched the second of a series of four segregated ballast tankers for The Standard Oil Company (Ohio). The new ships will sail under charter to SPC Shipping, Inc.

U.S. Navy Awards Ingalls $287 Million Contract To Design And Build First Of A New Class Destroyer

Litton Industries has announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding Division, Pascagoula, Miss., has received a U.S. Navy contract in the amount of $287,779,600 for design and construction of the first of a new class of guided missile destroyers to

Electro-Nav Names Woolf General Manager San Francisco Office

Robert E. Negron, president of Electro-Nav, has announced the appointment of Brian Woolf as general manager of its new branch office, Electro-Nav San Francisco. Mr. Woolf brings with him a great deal of marine electronic experience to assist Electro-Nav West Coast customers.

De Laval Separator Issues Marine Brochure

Purification and thermal equipment for marine and offshore use are illustrated and described in a new 12-page brochure now available from The De Laval Separator Company. The equipment is designed for unmanned operation aboard ships and on drilling platforms.

Texaco Adds Another VLCC To Company Fleet Of 189 Tanker

The Texaco South America, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) of 270,000 deadweight tons built for Texaco's international fleets by Astilleros y Talleres del Noroeste S.A. (ASTANO), was christened recently in ceremonies at the ASTANO shipyard in El Ferrol del Caudillo, Spain.

Apelco Announces New Marine Radiotelephone

A new high-performance VHF/ FM synthesized marine radiotelephone with capability for 56 transmitting and 99 receiving frequencies is now available from Apelco Marine Electronics, Manchester, N.H. The 25-watt AF-40MA covers the entire VHF worldwide marine band,

Raytheon Company Submarine Signal Div. Appoints R.G. Popovici

Richard G. Popovici has been named assistant manager of commercial 'operations at Raytheon Company's Submarine Signal Division, Portsmouth, R.I. In addition to expanded duties in all commercial activities of the division, Mr. Popovici will continue

Magnavox Announces New Integrated Navigation System

Magnavox Research Laboratories has announced the availability of its new Model 200 Integrated Navigation System for Offshore Geophysical Exploration Systems. The system integrates Loran-C and Doppler Sonar/Gyrocompass information to provide a

Selby, Battersby & Co.'s N e w Flooring C o m b i n e s U n i q u e S a f e t y Features

Safety is the keyword in a new resin flooring, Selbaglo, developed by Selby, Battersby & Co., Philadelphia, Pa., m a n u f a c t u r e r of building and marine products. Perhaps the most outstanding and newsworthy feature of the Selbaglo is its ability to glow in the dark,