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,
Miles G. O'Harra, recently retired from Bailey Meter Co., will enter the consulting field as a Marine and Industrial Steam Control Systems Consultant at 9355 Milford Lane, Mentor, Ohio 44060. Mr. O'Harra served in the United States Navy for 20 active duty years (1937-57),
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.
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
Experience gained by U.S. ship operators With diesel propulsion will form the main theme of a two-day seminar to be held in the New York Hilton Hotel on October 28- 29, 1980. Entitled Dieselcare 80, the seminar is being organized by Intec Press, Ltd.
Misener Industries, Inc., Tampa, Fla., has just published a new brochure describing its facilities. The four-color illustrated brochure gives a short background with photos of key personnel at the shipyard, along with a description of the various operations performed by the yard.
At a recent exhibit presented at the Sheraton-Newark (N.J.) Airport, MIPCO, Inc., a leading supplier of electrical power outlets, plugs and connectors for reefer containers, held an exhibit of their complete product line. The exhibit included all "Standards" currently in use,
R a y m o n d International Inc., Houston, Texas, announced recently that its subsidiary, Kaiser Engineers, Inc. of Oakland, Calif., has been awarded a contract to provide i n d u s t r i a l engineering services for the East Coast Trident Refit Facility under development by the U.
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.
Seven major personnel changes were announced recently in the marine branch of Phillips Petroleum Co., Bartlesville, Okla. The new assignments are: Michel E. Dabbar, marine manager; Richard C. McFarland, director of fleet operations; C. Jeff Goodell,