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.
Jonathan Turley has been named product manager for Marine and Offshore of ASEA Inc., company officials announced. Mr. Turley has some 20 years' experience in the marine business. After spending five years at sea with the British P.O. Lines, he
Largest Vessel Delivered To Date By Washington Yard The 232-foot, 1,600-passenger M/V Star of Honolulu, the largest, heaviest vessel ever built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, was recently delivered by the firm's Whidbey Island, Wash., yard to operator, Paradise Cruise Ltd.
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,
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,
Experience gained by U.S. ship operators With diesel propulsion will form the main theme of a two-day seminar to be held in the New York Hilton Hotel on October 28- 29, 1980. Entitled Dieselcare 80, the seminar is being organized by Intec Press, Ltd.
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
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,
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
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,