Bird-Johnson Opens Washington, D.C. Office

Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass., has opened an office in the Washington, D.C. area, located at 2300 Ninth Street, South, Arlington, Va. 22204. It will be headed by Robert C. Case, who has been named director of special projects. "In this capacity," stated company president Howard H.


George E. Chronakis Joins Electro-Nav

Electro-Nav president Robert E. Negron has announced that George E. Chronakis, navigator, marine electronic sales representative, and most recently -program manager for a major firm of naval consulting engineers has joined the Electro-Nav sales staff.

Philippine Center Exhibit Highlights Filipino Seaman

The Philippine Center, located at 556 F i f t h Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10036, is currently holding an exhibit that not only highlights but explains one of the Philippines' most valuable resources— the Filipino Seaman. This informational exhibit on the Filipino Seaman,

Bird-Johnson Names Darby Sales Engineer For The Gulf Coast

In keeping with the growing demands of the offshore market, Jim Darby has recently been appointed sales engineer for Bird- Johnson's Gulf Coast office located at 6430 Hillcroft, Houston, Texas. This assignment represents an expansion of the company's regional resources.

Gotaas-Larsen Completes Financing Of LNG Carrier

Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corporation has completed the financing for its newest liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Golar Freeze, and has taken delivery of the ship. John G. Christy, executive vice president of IU International Corporation, Gotaas- Larsen's parent company,

USMMA At Kings Point To Admit Women

The Maritime Administration has stolen a march on the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and Air Force and will open the ranks to women this fall at its Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., it was recently announced. While it has opened the doors to women, some

R.T. Greene Forms New Marine Company

Raymond T. Greene has announced the formation of a new company to be known as Anchorage Marine Brokerage and Documentation, Incorporated, which will specialize in sale, purchase, and chartering of commercial vessels, and in the documentation and registry of vessels in foreign jurisdictions,

Multipurpose/Container Ships Ordered From Korea Shipbuilding

Reederei D. Oltmann KG of Bremen have placed orders for two multipurpose/container ships with Korea Shipbuilding and Engineering Corporation in Pusan and have retained Technical Marine Planning Ltd., a London consulting naval architecture and marine engineering firm,

W.H. Blaylock Joins Energy Transportation As Safety Coordinator

William H. Blaylock Jr. has joined Energy Transportation Corporation, 540 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y., as safety coordinator. Upon completion of studies at Georgia Institute of Technology, Mr. Blaylock served with the U.S. Coast Guard for over 26 years as recruit training instructor,

Schoolship Reunion Hears Peter Stanford On National Ship Trust

The Pennsylvania Schoolship Association's 24th Annual Muster (reunion) was held at the Ben Franklin Hotel in Philadelphia on October 14, 1978. The Association represents graduates of the former Pennsylvania Maritime Academy, closed since 1947,