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New SWATH From ACMA

Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA) has completed the design development of a new SWATH (Small Waterplane Area, Twin Hull) vessel that will be completed with a variety of operations options. The proposed vessel will be 92 ft. (28 m) with a beam of 47 ft.

 

EUROPEC II

EUROPEC II, to be held from October 21 to October 24, 1980 at Earls Court, London, England, will be the world's foremost event dealing with North Sea conditions, operations, and engineering challenges. Its impact on the future of North Sea operations

Thomas B. Crowley Sr., Scholarships Presented

Continuing its tradition of supporting academic excellence, Crowley Maritime Corp. recently presented Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships to two midshipmen from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY. Mark Miller, director of corporate communications for Crowley,

Captain Sandberg Honored At New York Section SNAME Meeting

Capt. Clifford W. Sandberg, USMS (Ret.), was the honored guest at the season's last meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. A member of SNAME since 1945, he was for many years chairman of the Section's Membership Committee,

Two Big Bulkfleet Barges Christened At Quincy Yard

General Dynamics' Quincy Shipbuilding Division recently christened two large oilcarrying barges during a colorful twin ceremony at the shipyard. The barges, Bulkfleet Pennsylvania and Bulkfleet Texas, were both built for Bulklfleet Marine Corporation of Houston.

McDermott Unit Renamed —Earles And Foster Appointed Senior VPs

Robert E. Howson, president and chief operating officer of McDermott Marine Construction, recently announced a management realignment. The McDermott Operating Unit has been officially renamed McDermott Marine Construction. It employs 20,000 people

Executive Changes At O h i o Barge Line And A f f i l i a t e d Companies

Neil N. Diehi has been elected president of Ohio Barge Line, Inc., Warrior & Gulf Navigation Company, and Mon-Valley Transportation Company with headquarters at Pittsburgh, Pa. He succeeds Thomas Marshall who has been named group vice pres- ident-resource

Cammell Laird Secures Upgrading And Drydocking Of RFA Argus

Cammell Laird has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to drydock and upgrade the RFA helicopter support ship Argus. This award follows the successful refit of the RFA Fort Rosalie earlier this year. The RFA Argus is designated as a helicopter

Stability Software for Semi Submersible Rigs

Not all stability software is made equal. Even if all commonly available stability programs were of the same quality, virtually all of them are designed first and foremost for conventional vessels - and it's no secret that the unique characteristics

U.S. Ocean Dumping Act

As this article is being written, the chief executive officer of an American ocean carrier is on trial for alleged participation in the discharge of contaminated wheat into waters of the South China Sea. The charges were brought under the somewhat obscure U.

 
 
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