The Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers held its annual student meeting recently. The turnout for students was very good, ranging from high schools in the Seattle area to colleges from British Columbia to Oregon.
An offshore jacking system built by National Supply Company, Houston, will give "legs" to a cargo handling barge designed for shipping major marine components between New England shipyards. The jacking system will enable General Dynamics' Electric
Charles W. Gower has been named vice president of engineering for Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO), Nashville, Tenn., according to an announcement by A1 Zang, president of the shipyard. Mr. Gower joined NABRICO in 1978 as manager of design. He was named director of engineering in 1980,
Much as communications services — both in terms of speed, cost and quality — have vastly improved in the past decade, so to have onboard software systems designed to monitor and assist manage critical onboard systems and functions. In the coming years and decades,
Throughout the world, shipping companies are converting to less powerful but more efficient propulsion, switching to diesels, or striving to get a better handle on fuel consumption in both diesel engines and steam turbines. A New O r l e a n s - b a s e d technology company,
The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, have taken an important step towards deepening Jacksonville's harbor from 38 ft. (11.5 m) to 42 ft. (13 m). Corps District Engineer Col. Terrence C.