The joint fall meeting of the New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Southern New England Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers featured a presentation by Rear Adm. John Beecher, USN, on "USN Battleship Reactivation Program,
Francis W. Bauer has joined ORBA Corporation as director, project management. In his new position, Mr. Bauer is responsible for the implementation of ORBA's major p r o j e c t s , including engineering, procurement, contracting, construction, start-up and testing.
Communication Associates, Inc., Huntington Station, N.Y., has announced the appointment of Gerald S. Harrison as vice president and director of engineering. He will be responsible for the engineering design and development of the company's expanding
A.C. Brown, vice president of J.J. Henry Company Moorestown/ Norfolk Operations, has announced several management promotions. David F. McMullen has been appointed director of marketing and contracts for commercial works. Previously, he was contracts
David J. Cornelsen has been promoted to manager, technical operations, for the Well Control Systems organization of National S u p p l y C o m p a n y , announced George E. Gray, general manager. Mr. Cornelsen will be responsible for all quality assurance,
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,
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
Sherman A. Nelson has been appointed chief corporate engineer at Trus Joist Corporation, according to a recent announcement by president Walter C. Minnick. Mr. Nelson, a 15-year Trus Joist employee, will be responsible for supervising activities
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,
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.