Charles W. Gower has been named vice president of engineering for Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO), Nashville, Tenn., according to an announcement by A1 Zang, president of the shipyard. Mr. Gower joined NABRICO in 1978 as manager of design. He was named director of engineering in 1980,
The first regular meeting of the new season for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, was chaired and opened by William A. Hood. He promptly introduced the new officers for the year, Capt. J.
The shipbuilding and repair industry faces many challenges given the mission- critical complexities of maritime projects, as well as some misperceptions. The industry faces a challenge: how to find more efficient ways to build new ships as well as to repair and upgrade aging ships.
Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, Pa., has named Albert M. Martinson Jr. program manager for the Matson containership (Sun Hull No. 678) construction program. In his new post, he will report to Robert Galloway, executive vice president, and will have
Manfred G. Krutein has announced the opening of an otfice as a consultant to private industry and the government in ocean mining and naval architecture. Mr. Krutein previously was with Global Marine Development Inc. as manager—ocean mining technology.
Following the recent opening of its new yard in Gulfport, Miss., J. Ray McDermott & Co., Inc.'s Shipyard Group has restructured its organization and made the following promotions. Francisco San Miguel has been named senior division manager in charge
A new non-slip coating, proven in use by the U.S. Navy, is now available as original safety equipment for new or existing ships and offshore rigs, regardless of age. The safety coating is manufactured and marketed by American Abrasive Metals Co.
Marine Industries Northwest Incorporated (MINI) recently drydocked the freighter Redfin to install a new bow thruster unit. The 2,800-ton drydock MINI 1, had previously lifted the Redfin's twin sister Yellowfin for a routine drydocking. Installation
J.E. Cunningham, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of McDermott Incorporated, has announced the election of four additional vice presidents. Anton Salem has been elected vice president and administrative assistant to the chief executive officer.
Eugene K. Pentimonti has been named vice president, Engineering at American President Lines, Ltd., Oakland, Calif. His responsibilities include overseeing all engineering design and construction of vessels, f a c i l i t i e s and equipment. The announcement was made by Henry Kozlowski,