There's hardly a marine application — onboard or ashore — where seawater pumps are not considered critical to a vessel's operation or purpose. The ability to pump seawater aboard most vessels represents only a part of their liquid pumping requirements;
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.
A large turnout of members and guests attended the recent second meeting of the 1983-84 season of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Guest speaker was David B. Sucharski of ARCO Oil and Gas Company in Dallas.
The appointments of Robert P. Fink as sales manager and David Calvert as parts sales supervisor of Wichita Clutch Company, division of Dana Corporation, P.O. Box 1550, Wichita Falls, Texas 76307, have been announced by Thomas F. Long, general manager of the division.
The U.S. Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration, has awarded a $197,362 Research & Development contract to M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., naval architects and marine engineers of New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, to assess future
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.
A new president and chief of operations and two new directors were elected recently by the board of directors of The Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Mass. According to Earle W. Pitt, chairman and chief executive officer of the process control manufacturer, Colin I.
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association has named George A. Uberti of San Diego, Calif., as its 1979 Marine Man of the Year. Mr. Uberti, a 1948 Academy graduate, c u r r e n t l y serves as chief marine engineer at the National Steel
The tremendous increase in drilling and production platforms around the world has caused the petroleum industry to place new emphasis on protecting lives and equipment from the hazards of fire. This need has caused equipment manufacturers to search
Worthington Compressors, Inc., 333 Elm Street, West Springfield, Mass. 01089, has announced the establishment of a Marine and Navy sales group headed by Frederick O. Snyder in Philadelphia, Pa. Superseding the prior functions of the Worthington