D r a v o M e c h l i n g A n n o u n c es M a n a g e m e n t C h a n g e s In S o u t h e r n O p e r a t i o ns
Dravo Mechling, the barge line subsidiary of Dravo Corporation, recently announced a series of management changes related to its operations in the New Orleans- Baton Rouge, La., area.
Tom Terrell has been appointed manager, Southern operations. Located at Dravo Mechling's facility in Kenner, La., he will be responsible for all operations and personnel in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas as well as operations east and west on the Intracoastal Canal. Mr. Terrell joined Dravo Mechling in 1981 as operations coordinator in New Orleans.
Reporting to Mr. Terrell will be Phil Payton. In addition to his current responsibilities as superintendent of barge repair and fleeting in New Orleans, Mr. Payton will assist Mr. Terrell in o v e r s e e i n g Dravo Mechling's Southern operations.
Bill Martyn has been named f l e e t s u p e r i n t e n d e n t , Baton Rouge. In that capacity he will be responsible for all fleet operations in the Baton Rouge area.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Martyn was commodity manager, grain, in Dravo Mechling's Pittsburgh office.
Loyd Murphy has been named barge repair and maintenance superintendent, Baton Rouge. His responsibilities will include all repair and maintenance activities and related personnel and inventories in the Baton Rouge area.