The Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers last technical meeting of the 1976-77 program was at the Mallard Inn, Mt. Laurel, N.J. A paper titled "Modern Wooden Ship—Design and Construction," was presented by co-authors John F.
Seaward, Inc., has announced the promotion of Michael K. Kutzleb to manager, Self-contained Tanker Off-loading Pumping Systems (STOPS). STOPS is a specially designed submersible pump system for tanker offloading and salvage pumping. Mr. Kutzleb is a graduate of the University of Virginia,
Capt. James F. McNulty, U.S. Navy (ret.), has been appointed as Academic Dean at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, replacing the retiring Dean, Capt. Edward E. Conrad. Captain McNulty is a native of Lawrence, Mass., and is a 1953 graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Crowley Maritime Salvage, Inc., San Francisco, Calif., has just been awarded a three-year contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., to provide offshore salvage services for the U.S. Navy in a major portion of the North and South Pacific Ocean Area.
The Maritime Association of the Port of New York and the Marine Technology Society have announced plans to sponsor an International Symposium on Marine Salvage to be held in New York City next year. The conference, scheduled for October 1-3, 1979,
Capt. Joseph F. Madeo Jr., a vice president with Murphy Pacific Marine Salvage Company, has been awarded The Navy Meritorious Public Service Citation by Vice Adm. C.R. Bryan, Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, in Washington, D.C., in recognition