The Northern California Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers hosted the 1977 Spring Meeting/ STAR (Ship Technology and Research) Symposium at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, May 25-27. This event proved to be one
Keeping our woters safe, secure and open for business As new international and domestic regulations regarding shipping security enter force, the focus is not simply on security, but also on maintaining a healthy flow of commerce to keep the U.
The fourth meeting of the 1983- 84 season of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Los Angeles Metropolitan Section was held aboard the SS Princess Louise I. Some 100 members and guests attended this joint meeting with the American
President of Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., Paul E. Atkinson, after 35 years of employment, has announced his intention to retire from the company at year end. To make the transfer of authority as smooth as possible, Mr. Atkinson submitted his immediate resignation.
The offshore oil industry market, by its very nature, is a challenging work environment that poses many safety hazards, particularly for individuals and companies which lack adequate safety training. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News sought
The hull assembly nears completion as the icebreaker-type bow is installed on a new design gas turbine-powered oil tanker under construction at FMC Corporation's Marine and Rail Equipment Division in Portland, Ore. Setting the section as a whole is typical of PMC's modular construction method,
A.L. Burbank & Company, Ltd., New York, N.Y., well-known steamship owners, agents, brokers and consultants to the maritime industry, has announced the election of Peter Burbank to the office of chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the company.
The Waterway Transportation Information Service is conducting a comprehensive survey of inland waterway operators. The purpose of the survey is to gather basic economic and operating data about the U.S. inland waterways industry. The data will
Valmet Corporation of Finland recently formed a new subsidiary, Intec Engineering, Inc. in Houston, with American and Dutch partners. The principal business of the new company is engineering, consulting, and selling its services to the offshore industry.
As a result of technological developments and an increasing demand for diversified services in the maritime sector, Det norske Veritas has established a new separate body to coordinate all such activities outside the traditional field of classification and governmental commissions.