National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., has announced that Clarence L. (Larry) French has been named president and chief operating officer. Stephen A. Girard, headquartered at Kaiser Center in Oakland, Calif., was named the shipbuilder's
The Camden Ship Repair Company, a shipyard which has been repairing vessels since 1834, has recently invested a million dollars in purchasing and reconditioning a 700-ton floating drydock. This facility can accommodate ships up to 160 feet in length and 60 feet in beam.
The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College at Fort Schuyler, the Bronx, N.Y., was co-sponsor with The Society of Marine Port Engineers, New York, N.Y., Inc., at the 25th Annual Fort Schuyler Forum held at the college in March. The
John W. Chandler has been named a vice president of Borg- Warner Corporation's York-International operation, York, Pa. He is responsible for all marine, military, and government sales of the c o m p a n y ' s air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment in the U.
Grant R. Hagen has joined Designers & Planners, Inc. as principal naval architect. The announcement was made recently by Ferd Serim, president of the company. Designers & Planners, Inc. is a firm of naval architects and marine engineers with offices in New York,
Throughout the world, shipping companies are converting to less powerful but more efficient propulsion, switching to diesels, or striving to get a better handle on fuel consumption in both diesel engines and steam turbines. A New O r l e a n s - b a s e d technology company,
Michael Wager has been elected president and chief operating officer of the Robert H. Wager Co., Inc., Chatham, N.J., manufacturer of marine valves and smoke pollution control equipment. By action of the board of directors, Robert H. Wager Jr.
Seatrain Shipbuilding Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., a wholly owned subsidiary of Seatrain Lines, Inc., has announced the appointment of Edward P. Hellenbrecht as chief marine engineer. In making the announcement, John Serrie, president of the company, said: "Mr.
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,
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.