James E. Cunningham, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott Incorporated, New Orleans, has announced that Robert E. Howson has been elected president and chief operating officer of its Marine Construction Unit. This unit is
A recent meeting of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects, held aboard the Princess Louise I, heard a paper entitled, "Fiber Optics for Shipboard Applications," by Donald Chambers, senior project engineer at Hughes Aircraft Company in Anaheim, Calif.
With a combined sum of two and half centuries of shipbuilding experience, the new Spanish shipbuilding conglomerate, IZAR — billed as shipbuilding's new one-stop shop — is hardly a neophyte entering the highly competitive world of international shipbuilding.
National Supply Company, major oilfield equipment manufacturer, has a p p o i n t e d David D. Kelley to a newly created position of sales engineer-Offshore Platform Coordination. Mr. Kelley is responsible for liaison with production platform designers
Worthington Compressors, Inc., 333 Elm Street, West Springfield, Mass. 01089, has announced the establishment of a Marine and Navy sales group headed by Frederick O. Snyder in Philadelphia, Pa. Superseding the prior functions of the Worthington
Spyros S. Skouras, chairman and chief executive officer of Prudential Lines, Inc., has announced that the shipping company has embarked on a fleetwide preventive maintenance program. Mr. Skouras said maritime systems engineers from the Stanwick Company of Norfolk, Va.
A.G. Giudice, executive vice president, Drew Chemical Corporation, New York, N.Y., a subsidiary of United States Filter Corporation, has announced the appointment of John A.D. Rogers as managing director of Drew's new subsidiary, Arnock Chemical & Engineering Services, Pty.
Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, the oldest four-year naval architecture undergraduate institution in the U.S., recently announced receiving a $25,000 grant from The Teagle Foundation, Inc. Institute officials said that the grant will be used
Reed M. Bailey has joined Selkirk Metalbestos Commercial/Industrial Operations as staff engineer for the Model PS product line. He is working out of the company's Logan, Ohio, headquarters, according to a recent announcement by Daniel P. Jordan, vice president of marketing.
Marine Industries Northwest Incorporated (MINI) recently drydocked the freighter Redfin to install a new bow thruster unit. The 2,800-ton drydock MINI 1, had previously lifted the Redfin's twin sister Yellowfin for a routine drydocking. Installation