Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., naval architects and engineers of San Francisco, Calif., have announced the appointment of Hubert E. Russell to the position of assistant chief engineer. Mr. Russell has been a project manager with MGA for 2% years,
H. Peter Young has been appointed vice president of marine operations for American President Lines (APL), according to H.B. Hubbard, senior vice presidentoperations. Mr. Young will have overall responsibility for the intermodal transportation
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,
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 333-passenger ferry W.L. Callahan was recently delivered by Hydraulic Fishing Supply, Inc., Anacortes, Wash., to the State of Washington. The vessel was designed, built and delivered in a specified contract period of 168 days. Naval architects
Flume Stabilization Systems, a division of John J. McMullen Associates, Inc., has announced the appointment of Peter C. Maschke as sales manager of the division. Mr. Maschke's responsibilities will include sales of the Flume and Elektrofin Roll Stabilization Systems,
One of the world's largest bulk cargo terminal builders has proposed to build a major bulk handling facility at its own expense on the Port of San Francisco's south waterfront. Soros Associates, headquartered in New York City, suggested to the San Francisco (Calif.
During the past 15 to 20 years, the s h i p b u i l d i n g industry has placed increasing demands upon the manufacturers of main steam propulsion machinery to produce equipment of increasing reliability and efficiency. During this time period,
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point shipyard near Baltimore has announced that it will begin work soon on the construction of two oceanographic survey ships (T-AGS) for the U.S. Navy. The recently awarded contract has a value of approximately $130 million for both vessels.
A 50 percent improvement in pipe fabrication shop productivity was achieved recently through improved work scheduling in a shipyard pilot project sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Panel SP-8 on Industrial Engineering.