Eighth Presentation Of This High-Quality Exhibition Is Booked To Capacity Indications are that this year's Nor-Shipping Exhibition, to be held as usual at the Sjolyst Centre in Oslo, will attract great interest. All available exhibition space had been booked six months in advance,
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.
American Systems Engineering Corporation, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., has announced the promotion of Eugene E. White to senior vice president in recognition of his major contributions to the firm's success and growth during the past four years.
Japan's six largest shipping companies plan to invest more than $3.4 billion in construction of 83 new cargo vessels during the next three years, according to the Japan development Bank (JDB). The construction will consist mainly of carriers of non-oil energy resources,
Sir William Duncan, chairman and chief executive of Rolls-Royce Limited, has announced changes in the top management of the company. Ralph Robins, formerly director- civil engines, has been appointed managing director-business operations. He will
U.S.-flag shipping — on the oceans, the Great Lakes and Inland Waterways — has again proven to be an undisputed leader in world maritime safety. This was evident during the Annual Ship Safety Awards Luncheon, sponsored by the American Institute
—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.
Drewry Expects 160 Million CGRT To Be Ordered In Next 10 Years Though current freight rates give many shipowners and financiers cause for concern and orders for new ships have slowed down, the medium to long term outlook for both the shipping and shipbuilding industries is encouraging.
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.