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.
Approximately 90 members and guests attended a joint meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the American Society of Naval Engineers held at the Commissioned O f f i c e r s ' Mess, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash.
An offshore jacking system built by National Supply Company, Houston, will give "legs" to a cargo handling barge designed for shipping major marine components between New England shipyards. The jacking system will enable General Dynamics' Electric
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,
Lester Rosenblatt, p r e s i d e nt and chairman of the board of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural and marine engineering firms, recently announced the promotions of Zackary Awer and Stephen Halpern to vice president,
John J. McMullen Associates, Inc. (JJMA), naval architects, marine engineers and consultantants, has announced the opening of its newest office at 12 Case Street in Norwich, Conn. This office will operate in conjunction with JJMA's detail design office in Newport News, Va.
A call for papers has been issued for the Ship Production Symposium to be held in San Diego, Calif., September 4-6,1991. The event is sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Ship Production Committee, National Shipbuilding Research Program.
The appointment of John G. Rogers as manager, facility services, in Bethlehem Steel Corporation's shipbuilding department was announced recently by David H. Klinges, vice president in charge of shipbuilding. Mr. Rogers is advancing from planning engineer.
A $121-million contract for the construction of the first Gulfspanclass ferry for service between Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, and North Sydney, Nova Scotia, was signed recently by the presidents of CN Marine and Davie Shipbuilding of Lauzon, Quebec, Canada.