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Newport News Announces Five Executive Appointments

Edward J. Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., recently announced five executive appointments which became effective on January 1. The appointments were: William P. Fricks, formerly vice president,

 

General Dynamics Building Cargo Transfer Platform Barge With National Jacking System

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

Bay Shipbuilding Completes EMD-Powered Columbia Star

Oglebay Norton Company's giant new Great Lakes vessel, the 1,000-foot Columbia Star, was christened recently at Sturgeon, Bay, Wise. The vessel's sponsor was Mrs. John J. Dwyer, wife of the president of Oglebay Norton. The ceremonies officially named the former Hull No.

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,

McMullen's Newport News Office Installs Inter- Active Graphics System

John J. McMullen Associates, Inc. (JJMA), naval architects, marine engineers and transportation consultants of New York, recently installed an AUTO-TROL AD/380 Interactive Graphics System in its detail design office located in Newport News, Va.

Optimizing Efficiency Levels Of Boiler Feed Turbo Pumps

The majority of steam-driven ships now in service were built in an era of low fuel oil prices, with their steam plants designed at or near maximum performance ratings. In those bygone days, operating a ship at lower horsepower was not a practical consideration.

Wichita Has PTOs For Large Diesel Engines- Literature Available

Power take-offs (PTOs) designed for use on diesel engines with indirect drives are now available from the W i c h i t a Clutch Company, a subsidiary of Dana Corporation. These PTOs can handle the horsepower range from 250 to 800 hp at speeds up to 2,100 rpm.

Worthington Offers Free Publication On Fire-Fighting Monitors

The tremendous increase in drilling and production platforms around the world has caused the petroleum industry to place new emphasis on protecting lives and equipment from the hazards of fire. This need has caused equipment manufacturers to search

Kings Point Names G.A. Uberti Of NASSCO M a r i n e M a n Of Year

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association has named George A. Uberti of San Diego, Calif., as its 1979 Marine Man of the Year. Mr. Uberti, a 1948 Academy graduate, c u r r e n t l y serves as chief marine engineer at the National Steel

Dravo Corp. Awarded $4 Million To Build Barge Unloader

Dravo Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pa., has received a contract in excess of $4 million to design, engineer and build a continuous bucket-elevator barge unloader for Cajun Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. of New Roads, La. The new unloader, designed to unload 5,

 
 
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