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Shipping stalwart passes on

[ June 28, 2016   //   ]

Former managing director of Andrew Weir Shipping, Arthur White, has died aged 84. He worked with the company from 1947 when, as a 16 year old, he joined Macandrews & Co in Liverpool as the office junior. In 1972 he was made a director of Macandrews and United Baltic Corporation. In later years he became chairman of Finanglia Ferries and in 1989 was appointed director of Andrew Weir Shipping. He was awarded an OBE for services to the shipping industry in 1991.