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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.

 

Bay Shipbuilding Delivers M/V Columbia Star To Oglebay Norton Company

Oglebay Norton Company has taken delivery of its first 1,000- foot self-unloading vessel. The new supercarrier was constructed by the Bay Shipbuilding Corp., subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Construction began in the

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,

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,

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

Schnitzer-Leven Marine Company Names Hemphill Marine Services Manager

Howard H. Hemphill has joined Schnitzer-Levin Marine Company in San Francisco, Calif., as manager of marine service, according to Wallace Z. Levin, general manager of the firm. Mr. Hemphill is owner of Earthwide Marine Service, and formerly a

Propeller & Shafting Symposium Planned

The Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) announced its ninth triennial Propeller and Shafting Symposium, scheduled to be held in Virginia Beach, Va., on September 20 and 21, 2000. Held once every three years and organized by the M-16 Panel of SNAME,

Washington State Ferry Delivered In 168 Days By Hydraulic Fishing Supply

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

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

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,

 
 
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