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Newport News Announces Five Executive Appointments

Edward J. Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., recently announced five executive appointments which became effective on January 1. The appointments were: William P. Fricks, formerly vice president,

 

Epoxo Safety Coating Helps Prevent Slipping —Literature Available

A non-slip safety coating for ships and offshore rigs is available from American Abrasive Metals of Irvington, N.J. Called Epoxo, the abrasive coating helps protect personnel and equipment from accidents caused by slips and falls. Originally developed for use by the U.

Free 12-Page Color Brochure Availale From Falk On New Shaft Speed Reducer Line

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.

Bethlehem Appoints R. Newcomb Treasurer Shipbuilding Operations

The promotion, effective March 1, of Robert S. Newcomb to treasurer of Bethlehem Steel Corporation's shipbuilding operations was announced by Robert C. Wilkins, corporate treasurer. Mr. Newcomb is currently credit manager of shipbuilding operations, with offices in New York City.

Texaco Names Dubuisson To N e w Offshore Post

Elliott Dubuisson has been appointed assistant manager-Central Offshore Engineering, effective i m m e d i a t e l y , it was announced recently by Robert C. Shields, vice president in charge of Producing-East for Texaco U.S.A. In his new assignment, Mr.

New Systems Monitor Fuel Efficiency- Literature Available

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,

Sydney Swan Retires From American Bureau

The retirement of Sydney Swan, vice president in charge of operations, was announced by Robert T. Young, chairman and president of the American Bureau of Shipping, effective December 31, 1973. His duties will be assumed by William N. Johnston, assistant to chairman.

Optimizing Efficiency Levels Of Boiler Feed Turbo Pumps

The majority of steam-driven ships now in service were built in an era of low fuel oil prices, with their steam plants designed at or near maximum performance ratings. In those bygone days, operating a ship at lower horsepower was not a practical consideration.

Navy Acquisition Streamlining Topic At Hampton Roads SNAME

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

Non-Slip Deck Coating Helps Prevent Falls Aboard Rigs And Ships

Epoxo, a non-slip safety coating that helps prevent hazardous slips and falls on offshore rigs and aboard ship is now available from American Abrasive Metals Company. Designed for a highprofile, h e a v y - d u t y t r a c t i o n, Epoxo was originally

 
 
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