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Weerts Named Senior Program Manager For American Systems

Carl M. Albero, president and chief executive officer of American Systems Engineering Corporation (AmSEC), has announced the appointment of Gary L. Weerts to the position of senior program manager, in recognition of his contributions to the firm as a senior manager.

 

Demystifying Parametric Roll

An ABS research project deflates the mystique surrounding parametric roll, a rare but dangerous phenomenon particularly threatening to containers/lips. In October 1998, a large, post- Panamax containership limped into the port of Seattle, a victim

Homing in on Ships' Electrics

Power systems specialist Rolls-Royce now derives nearly $1.5 billion of total annual sales of $8.7 billion from the marine market, and an important element of its growth strategy in the marine domain is the development of its electrical capabilities, products and technology.

Strategic Value Adding Purchasing

An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always

R.C. Kaminska And S.A. Wenk Join Bultema Dock & Dredge

Bultema Dock & Dredge Company has announced the appointment of Richard C. Kaminska Jr. as projects manager and Ste- ven A. Wenk as manager of administrative services. Bultema, a Muskegon, Mich.-based firm, specializes in marine-related work on the Great Lakes,

State of the P&I Market: As Stocks Drop, Rates Will Rise

The 13 P&I Clubs within the International Group continue to dominate the world market for shipowners' liability insurance despite increasing competition in recent years from fixed premium facilities. The development of the fixed premium market and,

Westmark Completes Acquisition Of Tracor

The completion of Westmark Systems' acquisition of Tracor, Inc., with all merger documentation filed with the State of Delaware where both companies are incorporated, was recently announced by Adm. Bobby R. Inman, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Westmark,

Sea-Land Unit Restructured — B a k e r Appointed Vice Chairman And COO

Jackson A. Baker has been promoted to the new position of vice chairman for Sea-Land Service, the principal operating unit of Sea- Land Corporation. He was also named chief operating officer for Sea-Land Service and executive vice president-operations for the parent company.

MagneTek's PCB Testing Ensures EPA Compliance

The testing of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB's) has become an important consideration for electrical equipment and environmental managers because of strict Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations. MagneTek, of Louisville, Ohio, offers an extensive PCB testing program,

NKF Engineering Expands With Acquisition Of Two Additional Firms

NKF Engineering, Inc. of Reston, Va., recently acquired two small companies to expand its capabilities in serving U.S. government and commercial clients. The firm has purchased the Marine Engineering and Design Division of Halifax Engineering of Norfolk.

 
 
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