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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,

 

Desco M a r i n e Delivers Its First Boats Built O f Steel

The first steel boats built by Desco Marine were unveiled recently at a christening and launching ceremony at the shipyard in St. Augustine, Fla. According to Desco Marine president Tom Collins, the shrimp boats La Marseillaise and LAmericaine

Blount-Barker Shipbuilding Formed

Blount-Barker Shipbuilding Corporation was recently formed and James A. Barker has been named the President and CEO. Blount-Barker, based in Warren, R.I., specializes in the design and shipbuilding of tugboats, cruise ships, high-speed ferries and dinner and passenger vessels.

Young Appointed Marine Operations Vice Presient For American President

H. Peter Young has been appointed vice president of marine operations for American President Lines (APL), according to H.B. Hubbard, senior vice presidentoperations. Mr. Young will have overall responsibility for the intermodal transportation

Promotions Announced At Marine Transport Lines

Louis J. Conti, chairman of the board of Marine Transport Lines, has announced a number of promotions in the operations and financial staffs of the company. Joseph G. Drescher has been appointed vice president-operations. He has been with the company for 14 years,

Washington State Ferry Delivered In 168 Days By Hydraulic Fishing Supply

The 333-passenger ferry W.L. Callahan was recently delivered by Hydraulic Fishing Supply, Inc., Anacortes, Wash., to the State of Washington. The vessel was designed, built and delivered in a specified contract period of 168 days. Naval architects

Six A p p o i n t m e n ts Announced For I n t e r l a k e Steamship

Pickands Mather & Co., Cleveland, Ohio, has announced several major appointments for The Interlake Steamship Company. Pickands Mather, which manages Interlake, is a subsidiary of Moore McCormack Resources,Inc., Stamford, Conn. Louis H. Mensen

New 500-Ton Crandall Railway Drydock For Fairhaven, Massachusetts

The first Crandall-designed railway drydock to be built in Massachusetts in 50 years has just been completed by Norlantic Diesel, Inc. at their repair yard in Fairhaven. This upgrading of Norlantic's facilities i l l u s t r a t e s the belief

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,

Prudential Installs Fleetwide Preventive Maintenance Program

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.

 
 
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