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Navy League Comes to NY for Centennial Celebration

More than 600 Navy Leaguers from around the world will be in New York City from June 28 to July 2, 2002, attending the organization's national convention and celebrating the Centennial of the Navy League of the United States (NLUS). The Navy League

 

What Happened to the Hunley: ?

Since its sinking on February 17, 1864, researchers and historians have pondered the above question for more than a century. What we do know, however is that a piece of Civil War history had been lying on the floor of Charleston Harbor off the coast of South Carolina.

Lingaas Named Senior VP For Cruise Operations At Holland America Line

Capt. Arvid Lingaas has been appointed senior vice president for cruise operations for Holland America Line. The announcement was made by Kirk Lanterman, president and chief operating officer of the Seattle-based cruise and travel company. Captain

Schottel Gets Contracts For Six Tractor Tugs

Schottel of America, Inc. has announced the signing of two contracts with A s t i l l e r o s Unidos, S.A. of Mexico City (the government- owned shipbuilding group), for the design of six 22-meter Schottel Tractor Tugs, as well as the supply of

Glacier Metal Details Line Of Ship Bearings

The Glacier Metal Company Limited of Middlesex, England, was founded by a U.S. citizen over 75 years ago. During the intervening period, the firm has become one of the world's leaders in plain bearing technology, and manufactures bearings and

Southeast Shipyard Association Elects Fitzgerald President

Jean Fitzgerald, president of Tracor Marine, Inc., Port Everglades, Fla., has been elected president of the Southeast Shipyard Association. Tracor Marine, Inc. is a marine technical services organization which maintains an industrial shipyard and fleet of oceanographic research vessels.

R.W. Thorpe Joins McMullen Associates As Vice President

John J. McMullen Associates, Inc., naval architects, marine engineers, and consultants of New York, has announced that Richard W. Thorpe Jr. has joined the company as vice president-corporate planning and development. He will report directly to George A.

Containerships: When Will One Engine Not Be Enough?

There is certainly no let-up yet in the containership ordering spree as charter rates scale new heights, carriers continue to report record results. The Howe Robinson Container Charter Index has climbed to a new record of 1588.4. up by just over 252% since its January 2002 low point of 451.

Coast Guard And Navy To Hold Joint Fire Research Program

The U.S. Coast Guard recently announced that it will begin joint shipboard fire protection research, development and testing with the U.S. Navy at the Coast Guard Fire and Safety Test Detachment at Mobile, Ala., early this year. The two services

Top Executives Promoted At Curtis Bay Towing

Curtis Bay Towing Company has announced two promotions to its executive staff. Effective January 1, 1980, Malcolm W. MacLeod, executive vice president, has been elected president and chief executive officer of the firm. He succeeds Capt. Frank J.

 
 
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