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,
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.
Dreco, Inc., a Houston-based oilfield equipment and s e r v i ce company, has announced the formation of Dreco Technologies Incorporated (DRETECH), a wholly owned Dreco company. W.I). Frame, general manager of U.S. Operations for Dreco, made the announcement.
Kvaerner-Moss, Inc., the United States representative of Kvaerner Industrier A/S, has announced the appointment of James J. Victory as vice president. Mr. Victory will be responsible for the development and management of programs to increase the
Dravo Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pa., has received a contract in excess of $4 million to design, engineer and build a continuous bucket-elevator barge unloader for Cajun Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. of New Roads, La. The new unloader, designed to unload 5,
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.
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.
Howard H. Hemphill has joined Schnitzer-Levin Marine Company in San Francisco, Calif., as manager of marine service, according to Wallace Z. Levin, general manager of the firm. Mr. Hemphill is owner of Earthwide Marine Service, and formerly a
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
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.