Three appointments to key staff positions were recently announced by Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA), prominent San Francisco, Calif., firm of naval architects and marine engineers. Henry Berk has been appointed chief electrical engineer.
The Port of Portland, Ore., is gearing up for the coming turn-of-the-century by which time it is anticipated that the volume of general cargo in the port will triple. The Port Commission recently accepted a master development plan devised by a 30- member Citizens Advisory Task Force.
Arthur J. Yeend has been named assistant to the president of Campbell Industries, San Diego, Calif. 92112, with primary responsibilities in the area of development and improvements in the company's fishing vessel construction programs. Although he has been absent for a few years, Mr.
A $31-million maritime office/ restaurant/retail complex on Dodge Island, Miami, Fla., named "A Seamark at the Port," signals a resurgence of Miami's waterfront development and further expansion of the cruise industry. Development by Miami Seaport Partners, Ltd.
—Literature Available Valmet's Shipbuilding Group recently established a new engineering affiliate in Calgary, Canada, providing engineering services for Arctic marine and offshore projects mainly in Canada and the U.S. The founding partners besides Valmet are Arno Keinonen, D.
O w n e r s h i p of EMH (Entreprise d'Equipements Mecaniques et Hydrauliques), Paris, a wellknown builder of offshore structures for the oil and gas industry, has been acquired by a threecompany French group. According to Jean Alleaume, EMH president,
—Literature Available SPD Technologies, Philadelphia, Pa., recently announced the completion of its acquisition of the Navy Switchgear Division of Brown Boveri Power Equipment, Inc., based in Montgomeryville, Pa. According to George M. Gordon,
The development of a standardized general cargo ship to help meet the future requirements of the U.S. merchant marine would yield substantial benefits to ship operators, shipbuilders and the Government, according to a study released recently by the Maritime Administration.
M. Bruce Meyer has been appointed regional vice president, Far East, for Dravo International, with responsibility for spearheading and coordinating Dravo Corporation's marketing activities in that area. J.J. Burke, formerly Dravo's regional marketing manager, Far East, will assist Mr.
Following the company strategy to expand its global business, Nauticast's SOLAS Class A AlS-Transponder was recently granted two further regional approvals: The USCG/FCC-approval for the North-American market and the CCS-approval for the emerging market of the Federal Republic of China.