Capt. Thomas A. King has been appointed superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y. The announcement was made by Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs. He succeeds Howard F. Casey, who
A $5-million contract for SMATCO deck equipment and Pnu- Tanks has been signed by TBW Industries of Houma, La., which will provide the equipment for MacLaren Shipyard of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MacLaren is currently building 14 supply boats on orders placed by Brazilian offshore operators.
Burmeister & Wain recently announced that 29 of 44 vessels ordered by Hon}? Kong shipowners f o r delivery in 1980-81 will be equipped with B&W engines. W o r l d Wide Shipping Ltd., headed by chairman Sir Yue- Kong Pao, has chosen Burmeister &
Maine Maritime Academy at Castine has been awarded a grant of $16,000 by the Henri Kummerman Foundation. Set up in 1977 by the president of the International MacGregor Organization, worldrenowned designers and supplier of marine cargo access equipment,