N e w Firm W i l l A d v i se M a n u f a c t u r e r s O n H ow To Sell To N a vy

A new company which will offer specialized support to industrial and aerospace companies in developing and selling products and services to the Navy shipbuilding programs was formed recently. Defense-Marine Marketing, Inc. of Annapolis, Md., was founded by David R.


Using a Simulator With Eyes Wide Open

High-quality visual presentation systems are critical for successful simulator-based training. Although the existing DNV standards for maritime simulators don't specify detailed requirements for simulator visual systems, experience shows that the

James J. Bolton Elected President Jered Industries

Jered Industries, 1300 South Coolidge Road, Birmingham, Mich. 48008, recently announced that the board of directors has approved the following changes in the management of the company. E.R. Davies, who founded the company in 1946 as a design consulting company

USCG Cutter Contract Spurs $4-Million Expansion At Tacoma Boatbuilding

With construction underway on four newly designed W-MEC 270- foot cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard, Tacoma Boatbuilding Co. has expedited completion of a new 8.6-acre shipyard near its two other main yards on Puget Sound's Commencement Bay. "We broke ground for the new yard in April 1978,

Bauer Industries Completes Excursion Boat Interior Design

The John James Audubon, formerly the Bayou Jean Lafitte, has undergone a complete interior renovation designed by Bauer Interiors, Inc., New Orleans, La. The 125-foot excursion vessel, owned and operated by The New Orleans Steamboat Company, will

New Debis Clearing Vessel Design

Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA) completed its contract from the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) to design and supervise the construction of a 32-ft. barge that will remove debris from the Blanco and Guadalupe rivers and their tributaries

Great Ships of the Year

Name Tempera Type Double Acting Tanker (DAT) Owner Fortum Built Sumitomo Heavy Ind. Kvaerner Masa-Yards is well renowned for its ship and ship's equipment ice breaking technology. Upon visiting Finland on a recent excursion and enjoying winter in November, it's easy to see why.

World And U.S. Bulk Shipping

For the first time, H.P. Drewry (Shipping Consultants) Limited will hold seminars in the United States, at which time the firm's directors will share with U.S. maritime executives their expertise and worldwide knowledge. In order to tailor the seminars to the needs of the U.

Detroit Diesel And Deere Plan Joint Venture To Market Broader Line Of Diesel Engines

General Motors and Deere & Company have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to design, manufacture and distribute diesel engines worldwide, the companies announced recently. The proposed corporation would be held equally by both parent companies.

Dr. A.C. Antoniou Joins ASRY Production Team

Dr. Anthony C. Antoniou, formerly general manager of Hellenic Shipyards, Scaramanga, has joined the Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard in Bahrain, the yard recently announced. Dr. Antoniou, whose technical and managerial experience includes seven

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