Joseph L. Waldvogel has joined Soros Associates, New York, N.Y., consulting engineers, as a vice president. Mr. Waldvogel has over 30 years of experience in the engineering and management of complex marine and industrial projects, from conceptual design through construction.
Seaward International, Inc. has announced the opening of a New York City office and the appointment of Marvin Gensler as national sales representative. This new office, which will be managed by Mr. Gensler, will provide sales and technical support to Seaward's East Coast customers.
After building a 12-year onshore success record, Du Pont has moved its cost-reducing Maintenance Painting Service (MPS) offshore to oil drilling and production platforms and other marine structures. In the past two years, Du Pont's Offshore MPS
The members and guests of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers were welcomed aboard the S/S Princess Louise for their recent meeting. Bob Apple, chairman of the Section, opened the meeting and introduced the head table.
Alan C. McClure Associates, Inc. of Houston, naval architects and engineers, specializing in consultation work for a range of offshore and marine transportation related activities, has announced that Fred E. Shumaker has joined the firm as vice president.
The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has issued a call for papers for "Marine Computers '86—A Symposium on Computer Applications in the Marine Industry," to be held April 16-17, 1986, in Boston, Mass.
J.J. Henry Co., Inc., consulting naval architects and designers of many distinctive ships since its establishment in 1947, has opened a branch office in Houston, Texas, it was announced by Charles Zeien, president. Mr. Zeien stated that the Houston office,
Epoxo, a non-slip safety coating that helps prevent hazardous slips and falls on offshore rigs and aboard ship is now available from American Abrasive Metals Company. Designed for a highprofile, h e a v y - d u t y t r a c t i o n, Epoxo was originally
Manfred G. Krutein has announced the opening of an otfice as a consultant to private industry and the government in ocean mining and naval architecture. Mr. Krutein previously was with Global Marine Development Inc. as manager—ocean mining technology.
Representatives f r om major classification societies and Federal agencies will review current and proposed rules and regulations related to marine/offshore operations at a seminar in Houston, Texas, September 15-16, 1977. The two-day seminar