The Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, and the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineers held their joint meeting recently at the Airport Inn Resort in Richmond, British Colombia. Some 90 attendees heard Adrian Evans,
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.
Considerable effort, particularly following the oil embargo of the 1970s, has been placed on reducing the fuel oil consumption of ships, a task readily handled by a series of improvements in hull shapes, the fitting of energy savings devices, and
The 27th annual fall meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held recently at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. The technical session featured "North to Tuktoyatuk," a panel discussion and audiovisual presentation on the design,
J.R. Maumenee, president, Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Ala. 36601, has announced the promotions of two executive employees to officer status. The action was taken at a recent meeting of the board of directors. Vincent P.
The Sperry Division of Sperry Corporation recently received orders for 50 CAS II collision avoidance systems, totaling more than $2 million, from several Japanese shipowners, bringing the total number of Sperry collision avoidance systems sold worldwide to more than 500.
Major problems of accelerated fouling in cooling and sea water service systems on cruise ships traveling from cold to temperate waters, have been solved by the Norwegian Royal Viking Line, with the installation of a new type of electrolytic anti-fouling and corrosion system.
Sun Trading & Marine Transport, Inc. (S.T.M.T.), 200 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, Pa. 19087, an operating unit of Sun Company, has named presidents of two of its subsidiaries. Frederick P. Eisenbiegler, bulk ship product group vice president for
Dredge Technology Corporation, a company owned jointly by IHC Holland and John J. McMullen Associates, Inc., has been selected to provide dredging equipment for the new dredge Eagle I, owned by Eagle Dredging Corporation, a joint venture of Royal Adriaan Volker Company of Rotterdam,
Maritime systems engineers from the Norfolk, Va., division of The Stanwick Corporation, working with Prudential Lines' maintenance and repair staff, recently developed and installed a prototype engineering plant maintenance and repair management system