The Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met recently at Sir Winston's Restaurant in Portland, Ore., for a presentation on marine cathodic protection. The meeting was opened by John Mitchell of Northwest Marine Iron Works,
Many significant improvements are claimed for a new line of gear-type speed reducers introduced by the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wise. Essentially the new line, carrying a new "A" Unit designation, combines significantly higher performance with reduced space requirements.
Seaward International, Inc. has announced the opening of a New York City office and the appointment of Marvin Gensler as national sales representative. This new office, which will be managed by Mr. Gensler, will provide sales and technical support to Seaward's East Coast customers.
Miles G. O'Harra, recently retired from Bailey Meter Co., will enter the consulting field as a Marine and Industrial Steam Control Systems Consultant at 9355 Milford Lane, Mentor, Ohio 44060. Mr. O'Harra served in the United States Navy for 20 active duty years (1937-57),
A new president and chief of operations and two new directors were elected recently by the board of directors of The Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Mass. According to Earle W. Pitt, chairman and chief executive officer of the process control manufacturer, Colin I.
A call for papers has been issued for the Ship Production Symposium to be held in San Diego, Calif., September 4-6,1991. The event is sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Ship Production Committee, National Shipbuilding Research Program.
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,
Marco Seattle has named Bob McMahon to the position of vice president and general manager of its shipyard division. The announcement was made recently by Marco p r e s i d e n t Peter G. Schmidt, who noted that the move was part of a program to bring
An all-new Marine Discharge Control System, designed to prevent the discharge of oily bilge water on inland waterways, has been developed by Keene Corporation's Fluid Handling Division. Intended for use on ships 26 feet and longer, the new system provides
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