The Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, in a recent joint meeting with the Long Beach-Greater Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers aboard the SS Princess Louise I, heard two presentations.
Lester Rosenblatt, president of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., naval architects and marine engineering firm of New York, recently announced the appointment of Amos Baki to the position of vice president of the corporation. As manager of the Washington area branch in Arlington, Va.
The Hampton Roads Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers recently held its first meeting of the 1981- 82 season at Fisherman's Wharf in Hampton, Va. This dinner/technical meeting, attended by 88 members and guests, featured a technical p£.
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
—Free Catalog Offered Newman's Inc. of Tulsa, Okla., has introduced a full line of international marine valves under their brand name of NEWCO. They are available from stock in a size range of 2 inches through 24 inches in classes 150# through 2500#.
Burmeister & Wain Shipyard in Copenhagen recently celebrated the naming of Yard No. 883, a Panamax bulk c a r r i e r of the yard's fuel-saving type. Of approximately 64,000 dwt, the ship was ordered by A / S Klaveness C h a r t e r i n g of Oslo, and was named by Mrs.
Eleven maritime executives from six countries were elected Members of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) at the semiannual meeting of the international ship classification society held in New York City. This brings to 385 the number of ABS Members.
As the competition increases in the marine design field, more and more engineers, naval architects and design firms are turning to microcomputers to develop a marketing edge. Computer-aided calculations are convenient, consistently accurate and fast.
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,
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.