Oglebay Norton Company's giant new Great Lakes vessel, the 1,000-foot Columbia Star, was christened recently at Sturgeon, Bay, Wise. The vessel's sponsor was Mrs. John J. Dwyer, wife of the president of Oglebay Norton. The ceremonies officially named the former Hull No.
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
Ninety members and guests of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers recently attended a regular meeting held in Pier 91 Officers' Club, Seattle, Wash. After dinner, a technical paper titled "Application
Oglebay Norton Company has taken delivery of its first 1,000- foot self-unloading vessel. The new supercarrier was constructed by the Bay Shipbuilding Corp., subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Construction began in the
Lester Rosenblatt, p r e s i d e nt and chairman of the board of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural and marine engineering firms, recently announced the promotions of Zackary Awer and Stephen Halpern to vice president,
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA) has just been awarded a level-of-effort design contract by the Military Sealift Command, Pacific (MSCPAC), under which the San Francisco firm of naval architects and marine engineers will be called on to
J.J. Henry Co., Inc. of New York City, one of the leading naval architects in the U.S., recently announced the appointment of Roger C. Ffooks of London as the company's European representative. J.J. Henry Co. has engaged for many years in the
The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has issued a call for papers for "Marine Computers '86—A Symposium on Computer Applications in the Marine Industry," to be held April 16-17, 1986, in Boston, Mass.
Misener Industries, Inc., Tampa, Fla., has just published a new brochure describing its facilities. The four-color illustrated brochure gives a short background with photos of key personnel at the shipyard, along with a description of the various operations performed by the yard.
One of the world's largest bulk cargo terminal builders has proposed to build a major bulk handling facility at its own expense on the Port of San Francisco's south waterfront. Soros Associates, headquartered in New York City, suggested to the San Francisco (Calif.