The members and guests of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers were welcomed aboard the S/S Princess Louise for their recent meeting. Bob Apple, chairman of the Section, opened the meeting and introduced the head table.
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.
The Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met recently at Sir Winston's Restaurant in Portland, Ore., for a presentation on marine cathodic protection. The meeting was opened by John Mitchell of Northwest Marine Iron Works,
Richard E. Bowe, chairman of the board and president of Ellicott Machine Corporation, and Charles D. Little, president of Ellicott Machine Corporation International, have announced the following three promotions and one hiring at Ellicott's Dredge Division.
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
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
During the past 15 to 20 years, the s h i p b u i l d i n g industry has placed increasing demands upon the manufacturers of main steam propulsion machinery to produce equipment of increasing reliability and efficiency. During this time period,
—Literature Available Monarch Instrument of Amherst, N.H., is offering free literature on the TACH-IV digital optical tachometer the company produces. One of the widest speed measuring ranges of any portable non-contact tachometer and a simultaneous maximum
A 50 percent improvement in pipe fabrication shop productivity was achieved recently through improved work scheduling in a shipyard pilot project sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Panel SP-8 on Industrial Engineering.
Much as communications services — both in terms of speed, cost and quality — have vastly improved in the past decade, so to have onboard software systems designed to monitor and assist manage critical onboard systems and functions. In the coming years and decades,