ASNE Northern New England Section Elects Officers—Speaker Compares USSR And U.S. Warship Design Practice
The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Northern New England Section elected a new slate of officers for 1977 at a recent dinner/meeting held at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Officer's Club. Harold Neville was elected to helm the section as chairman; Bob Hockenhull,
Mention M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc. (MR&S), to anyone who has been involved with the marine industry since the mid-20th Century and one would think of the naval architecture and marine engineering firm that has held court from its homebase in New York City since just after the heydays of WWII.
A recent meeting of the Delaware Valley Chapter, American Society of Naval Engineers, wras held at the Officers Club, U.S. Naval Base, Philadelphia, Pa. The t e c h n i c a l s e s s i o n was opened by meeting coordinator Lt. Comdr. C.E. Jones,
While the 1970s could be called the decade of the tanker, and the 1980s that of the bulk carrier, without a doubt the 1990s will be most widely recognized in maritime circles as that of the containership. Explosive fleet growth — from 1.768 million
The four refrigerated cargo ships ordered from the Belfast shipyard Harland & Wolff by British reefer specialist Blue Star Line are to be fitted with MacGregor-Navire (MGN) cargo access equipment. Confirmation that the Northern Irish yard had,
Carnival Spirit, which is currently under construction at Kvaerner Masa- Yards' Helsinki shipyard for Carnival Cruise Lines, underwent sea trials in the Gulf of Finland during the second week of January. The sea trials, which encompassed close to 100 different tests,
In 1983 the Jacksonville, Fla., naval architectural firm of DeJong & Lebet, Inc. signed a contract with Transportes Maratimos de Yucatan y del Caribe S.A. to design a 600-passenger ferryboat for fast service between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Valmet's Helsinki Shipyard recently launched its first passenger vessel, the Birka Princess being constructed for Birka Line Ab of Mariehamn, Finland. The ship's sponsor was Mrs. Runa Lundberg, wife of Birka managing director Gunnar Lundberg. After delivery in the spring of 1986,
USS Ticonderoga (CG-47), lead ship in the most powerful class of guided missile cruisers ever built for the U.S. Navy, was commissioned recently at Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries, Pascagoula, Miss. Secretary of Defense Caspar W.
The Maritime Subsidy Board (MSB) has approved a design change for four 35,000-dwt tankers built for Zapata Tankers, Inc. The tankers, which were constructed by Todd Shipyards Corporation, San Pedro, Calif., are the Zapata Patriot, Zapata Ranger, Zapata Courier, and Zapata Rover.