appointed product development manager-Northwest for Simpson Timber Company. He succeeds John Gould, who is leaving fulltime employment. Dr. Bohme comes to Simpson from Champion International, where he had been director of the container technology,
The Heat Transfer Division of American Standard Inc. has appointed Bob McDonough as its new manager, product planning. Mr. McDonough comes to HTD with more than five years' experience in marketing capital equipment and eight years' experience as a chemical engineer.
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
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Sparrows Point (Md.) shipyard delivered a record-shattering 530,- 000 deadweight tons of shipping in 1976. The yard launched two 265,000- dwt tankers and delivered two during 1976. The year ended with employment slightly down,
Wall Rope Works, a division of Wall Industries, Inc., Beverly, N.J., announces the recent promotion of J.R. Breedlove to vice president of manufacturing, and G.A. Berger to plant manager. Mr. Breedlove has 15 years of experience in engineering,
The Puget Sound Section of the Marine Technology Society elected officers at its first general meeting, held recently at the Seattle Aquarium. Nearly 200 persons attended the meeting and were given a behind-thescenes tour of the aquarium. Officers elected were: chairman — Ken W.
Marlin Drilling Co., Inc. has awarded Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, shipyard a contract for construction of a new independent leg jackup drilling rig. The new rig, to be named Marlin No. 14, is scheduled for delivery in August 1979, becoming Marlin's 10th offshore rig.
The continuing push in petroleum exploration fueled another outstanding year for Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont, Texas, yard, Sherman C. Perry, general manager, has reported. Demand for Bethlehem's jackup drilling rigs continues strong, he said.
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.
Stanley Symon has been named director of tankers at Stolt- Nielsen Inc, Greenwich, Conn., to succeed Per Heidenreich, according to an announcement by Jacob Stolt-Nielsen Jr., chairman of Stolt Tankers and Terminals. Mr. Heidenreich is leaving the company to pursue other business interests.