The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met in March at the faculty club of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Following a social hour and dinner, the 100 attending members were greeted by a special guest for the evening, Robert G.
Joseph Nolet, marine sales manager of Gamlen Chemical Company, a division of Sybron Corporation, Elmwood Park, N.J., has announced the appointment of Kevin Smith, president of Supplier's Marine and Industrial, Inc., to the position of Great Lakes Area sales representative.
An offshore jacking system built by National Supply Company, Houston, will give "legs" to a cargo handling barge designed for shipping major marine components between New England shipyards. The jacking system will enable General Dynamics' Electric
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.
Robert L. Witt, engineering manager of the Fluid Control Division of FMC Corporation, 10516 Old Katy Road, Houston, Texas 77024, announced that William A. Gill has been named offshore engineering manager. In this newly created position, Mr. Gill's
During the past 15 to 20 years, the s h i p b u i l d i n g industry has placed increasing demands upon the manufacturers of main steam propulsion machinery to produce equipment of increasing reliability and efficiency. During this time period,
A call for papers has been issued for the Ship Production Symposium to be held in San Diego, Calif., September 4-6,1991. The event is sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Ship Production Committee, National Shipbuilding Research Program.
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA) has just been awarded a level-of-effort design contract by the Military Sealift Command, Pacific (MSCPAC), under which the San Francisco firm of naval architects and marine engineers will be called on to
—Literature Available Monarch Instrument of Amherst, N.H., is offering free literature on the TACH-IV digital optical tachometer the company produces. One of the widest speed measuring ranges of any portable non-contact tachometer and a simultaneous maximum
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.