Approximately 80 members and guests of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers attended a regular meeting at Pier 91 Officer's Club, Seattle, Wash. After the dinner, a technical paper entitled "Oceanographic
Charles W. Gower has been named vice president of engineering for Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO), Nashville, Tenn., according to an announcement by A1 Zang, president of the shipyard. Mr. Gower joined NABRICO in 1978 as manager of design. He was named director of engineering in 1980,
Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (IHI) of Tokyo, Japan, received an order early last September from Idemitsu Tanker Co., Ltd. to build a 253,923-dwt VLCC which will be equipped with IHI's contrarotating propeller (CRP) system. The ship,
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.
Gordon R. White has announced the forming of a new company, Bulk Handling Associates, in which he will function as president. The new company's activity will focus on the bulk materials handling needs of the marine industry and the pulp and paper industry.
Bailey Refrigeration Company recently announced the completion of two 60-ton water chilling plants for a U.S. Naval activity (one unit shown above). Each plant, designed and constructed by Bailey, is a complete air-conditioning package on a portable steel base,
Deltamarin and Almaco are branching out to serve the cruise industry with the opening of offices in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For the purpose of upgrading their services in the expanding conversion market in Miami, Deltamarin and Almaco have penned a cooperation agreement.
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.
James W. Church has joined Designers & Planners, Inc. as director of project engineering. The announcement was made recently by Ferd Serim, president of the company. Designers & Planners is a firm of naval architects and marine engineering with offices in New York, Washington, and Galveston.
J.E. Cunningham, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott Incorporated, has announced the election of four additional vice presidents. Anton Salem has been elected vice president and administrative assistant to the chief executive officer.