The petroleum product carrier M/V Philadelphia Sun (shown above) has left Sun Ship Inc., Chester, Pa., and joined its sister ship, the New York Sun, in the Sun Transport U.S.-flag tanker fleet, a considerable portion of which is assigned to transporting petroleum
The American Spirit, a supertanker built by Bethlehem Steel Corporation for Gulf Oil Corporation at a base contract cost of approximately $81.4 million, was christened recently at the steel company's Sparrows Point (Md.) Yard. Mrs. Jerry McAfee,
Neville Jordan has been named manager of Magnavox International Operations Ltd., succeeding M.J. Simmons who returns to the United States following a six-year assignment, to assume new duties with Magnavox Advanced Products and Systems Company, Torrance, Calif.
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Company of Mobile, Ala., recently delivered the scalloper Westport to Soren Henriksen of Tradewind Fishing Corporation, New Bedford, Mass. She is the first of four identical vessels under construction at the Bender yard.
A new series of automatic weather facsimile receivers has been added to Raytheon Marine Company's line of electronics for the commercial marine industry. The RAYFAX 1200 line includes four different models, each offering simple push-button operation and