Charles P. Siess Jr., president and chief executive officer of Marathon Manufacturing Company, Houston, has been named 1985-86 chairman of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Pro- Leasing Task Force. The announcement was made by NOIA president Charles D.
The 1977 budget, renewal of the contract public relations program, and continuation of communications' consultant services were among the chief items approved by The American Waterways Operators, Inc. board of directors at the recent winter quarterly meeting at Tarpon Springs, Fla.
During meetings in New York recently, Grady Brown, chairman of the board of the Liberian Shipowners' Council, discussed shipowner reactions to UNCTAD proposals regarding the phasing out of open registry shipping. Two reports have been prepared by the Council,
When arranging coverage for a ship in the London market, insurance brokers will soon be able to conduct negotiations with underwriters over a computer. Already, dummy trials are being held, with live electronic placing scheduled to start in April.
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,