The last meeting of the 1976-77 program year for the San Diego Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held on April 20, 1977, at which time the Section's past chairmen were honored. During the business meeting, the results of the elections were announced.
The appointments of Robert P. Fink as sales manager and David Calvert as parts sales supervisor of Wichita Clutch Company, division of Dana Corporation, P.O. Box 1550, Wichita Falls, Texas 76307, have been announced by Thomas F. Long, general manager of the division.
Blount-Barker Shipbuilding Corporation was recently formed and James A. Barker has been named the President and CEO. Blount-Barker, based in Warren, R.I., specializes in the design and shipbuilding of tugboats, cruise ships, high-speed ferries and dinner and passenger vessels.
Richard E. Bowe, chairman of the board and president of Ellicott Machine Corporation, and Charles D. Little, president of Ellicott Machine Corporation International, have announced the following three promotions and one hiring at Ellicott's Dredge Division.
Henry J. Somerville has been appointed Director of Equipment Business Development for the newly-formed Corporate Business Development Group of Foster Wheeler Corporation. The group will direct Foster Wheeler's continued expansion into new fields of endeavor.
Myung-Won Sohn, formerly executive vice president of Hyundai Heavy Industries Company, Ltd., has been appointed president of Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Company, responsible for the management of the world's largest shiprepair yard. He joined HHI in
At a recent meeting of the Hampton Roads Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers held in Norfolk a paper entitled "Navy Acquisition Streamlining" was presented by Gerard C. Hoffmann. The author was recently appointed to
Blair M. Kerr, long identified in a management capacity with IMODCO, the pioneer offshore marine terminal company, has been named to the newly created position of vice president-business development. He was m a n a g i n g d i r e c t o r - IMODCO Limited,
Morris G u r a l n i c k Associates, Inc., largest firm of naval architects and marine engineers on the West Coast, has moved its San Francisco, Calif., headquarters to an architecturally historic building at 620 Folsom Street. The move, on October 15,
The Eighth Congress of the Pan-American Institute of Naval Engineering (IPEN) will be held in Washington, D.C., at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Crystal City, Arlington, Va., September 11-17, 1983. In announcing plans for the meeting, Rear Adm. James W.