General Dynamics Corporation has announced that P. Takis Veliotis has been named general manager of its Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn., the company's largest operating component. Gorden E. MacDonald, who has been serving as acting general manager at Electric Boat,
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,
L. (Larry) Williams, manager of Caterpillar Tractor Co., Industrial Division Marketing Department since 1969, has been named manager of a newly expanded worldwide engine marketing organization which includes all sales, sales development, and service functions.
Donald C. Hankin, marine superintendent for McAllister Brothers in the ports of New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk, San Juan and overseas operations, has been appointed to the additional position of vice president-engineering. He will continue in his present position,
National Steel and Shipbuilding Com- I pany (NASSCO), a General Dynamics Company, received $2 million for the first phase of an estimated $25 million contract to convert a U.S. Navy Strategic Sealift Program vessel to meet the readiness capabilities of the U.
Astilleros Espanoles SA (AESA) recently announced that Jose Carlos Gonzalez-Sama, naval architect and marine engineer, has been appointed general commercial manager of the company and its group of companies. The nomination of Mr. Gonzalez- Sama was proposed by Juan Saez,
David Eggert has been named sales and operations coordinator for Cleveland Tankers, Inc., according to a recent announcement by Robert B. Keifer, Ashland Petroleum Company vice president of marine/ surface transportation and facilities. Mr. Eggert's
Zigler Shipyard, a division of Lee-Vac, Ltd., recently launched an 80,000-barrel barge, the LMT Pelican, constructed for Louisiana Marine T r a n s p o r t of Chelsea, Mass. The barge, the second of its kind to be constructed by the Jennings, La.
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.
An eight-page booklet published by Sandusky Foundry & Machine Co. of Sandusky, Ohio, is devoted to applications of Sandusky centrifugal castings to the shipbuilding industry. The booklet, written for marine designers, illustrates Sandusky centrifugal castings