propulsion

Blount-Barker Shipbuilding Formed

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.

 

Avondale Shipyards Appoint James Temenak

Avondale S h i p y a r d s , Inc. of New Orleans, La., announced the appointment of James M. Temenak as marketing manager for new construction activities. The appointment supports the commitment that Avondale and their parent company, Ogden Corporation,

John J. McCarthy Joins Waukesha Engine Div. Dresser Industries, Inc.

John (Jack) J. McCarthy has joined Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser I n d u s t r i e s , Inc., Waukesha, Wis., as director of domestic field sales. In this position, Mr. McCarthy is responsible for the division's distributor organization and

Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. Name Hubert E. Russell

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,

Propeller Symposium Slated For May 1978 At Virginia Beach, Va.

A technical s y m p o s i um on ships' propellers will be held on May 24 and 25, 1978, at the Cavalier Hotel, Virginia Beach, Va. Entitled "Propellers '78," the symposium is to be jointly sponsored by Technical and Research Panel M-16 (Modernization

ASNE Flagship Section Holds First 1977-78 Meeting

The Flagship Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers held its first meeting of the 1977-78 technical program year at the Officers' Club of the National Naval Medical Hospital, Bethesda, Md. Following the social hour and dinner, which

SNAME Issues Call For Technical Papers For 'Propellers 78'

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has announced that a second symposium on propellers is being planned by Panel M-16 (Modernization of Propulsion Shaft System) of the Society's Technical and Research Program. The symposium is planned for either June 7 and 8,

New Systems Monitor Fuel Efficiency- Literature Available

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,

Guralnick Associates Awarded Study Contract By State Of Alaska

Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc. (MGA) has been named by the State of Alaska as the recip- ient of a study contract for the planned replacement of the Tustumena in the Alaska Ferry fleet, it was announced recently by Hugh F. Munroe, president

Propellers '84 Scheduled For May 15-16 At Cavalier Hotel In Virginia Beach

The fourth in a series of international symposia on ship propellers that have been attracting wide attention in the marine engineering community for the past decade will be presented on May 15-16 at the Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach, Va. Titled Propellers '84,

 
 
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