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Avondale Shipyards Appoint James Temenak

Avondale S h i p y a r d s , Inc. of New Orleans, La., announced the appointment of James M. Temenak as marketing manager for new construction activities. The appointment supports the commitment that Avondale and their parent company, Ogden Corporation,

 

Ellicott Machine Corporation Announces Personnel Changes

Richard E. Bowe, chairman of the board and president of Ellicott Machine Corporation, and Charles D. Little, president of Ellicott Machine Corporation International, have announced the following three promotions and one hiring at Ellicott's Dredge Division.

Steam Plant Optimization Topic At New York Port Engineers Meeting

The recent meeting of The Society of Marine Port Engineers New York, N.Y., Inc. heard a paper titled "Steam Propulsion Plant Optimization for Slower Steaming" presented by Chester W. Scott Jr., senior thermal systems engineer at General Electric's Marine Turbine & Gear Department in Lynn,

Brown Named Director Of Marketing For Seaward International

Seaward International, Inc. has announced the appointment of Dexter H. Brown as director of marketing. He will be based at Seaward's corporate office in Falls Church, Va. and will be responsible for marketing and sales of the company's marine products.

Forthofer And Reardon Named Vice Presidents For Perry Oceanographies

Edward Forthofer has been named vice president of manufacturing, and Patrick Reardon vice president of engineering for Perry Oceanographies, Inc. of Florida, it was announced by Hap A. Perry, president. Formerly vice president of manufacturing for Pompano Manufacturing, Inc.

$5-Million Contract To Burrard Yarrows For Vessel Lengthening

The Burrard Yarrows Corporation, Vancouver, Canada, was recently awarded a major contract— worth nearly five million U.S. dollars—to lengthen the geophysical exploration vessel Hollis Hedberg by 60 feet. The purpose of the lengthening to 262

McMullen's Newport News Office Installs Inter- Active Graphics System

John J. McMullen Associates, Inc. (JJMA), naval architects, marine engineers and transportation consultants of New York, recently installed an AUTO-TROL AD/380 Interactive Graphics System in its detail design office located in Newport News, Va.

Robert H. Wager Co., Inc. Elects New Officers

Michael Wager has been elected president and chief operating officer of the Robert H. Wager Co., Inc., Chatham, N.J., manufacturer of marine valves and smoke pollution control equipment. By action of the board of directors, Robert H. Wager Jr.

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.

L i t e r a t u r e A v a i l a b l e On M a r i n e A n d O f f s h o re H y d r a u l i c Equipment

Paul-Munroe Hydraulics, Inc., Orange, Calif., has available a new brochure describing the capabilities of its Marine & Offshore Division. The 8-page bulletin features a wide range of specialized hydraulic equipment available to the offshore and marine industries.

 
 
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