The 86th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, held at the New York Hilton Hotel in November, brought together the leaders in shipbuilding and ship operation, not only from the United States but worldwide. The wide ranging
Newfoundland's c o m i n g offshore oil boom will trigger a parallel growth in the province's maritime and air transportation services, the Hon. Neil Windsor, Newfoundland's minister of development, recently told members of the Executives Club of Chicago.
A giant aluminum sphere 12 stories high and weighing 850 tons recently arrived at General Dynamics Quincy, Mass., shipyard. The sphere's journey started on December 3, 1976, from General Dynamics sphere fabrication facility, Charleston, S.C., on the specially built barge Hercules,
The election of Rear Adm. William M. Benkert, USCG (ret.), to be president of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) was announced by Adrian S. Hooper, chairman of the board of AIMS and IOT Corporation. Admiral Benkert will succeed James J.
$2.5-million contract to build a penumatic ship's unloader has been won by the Brazilian marine, offshore, and industrial equipment manufacturer CEC Engineering of Rio de Janeiro. CEC is part of the CCN shipbuilding, shipping, and equipment group.
A 42-foot explosive ordnance disposal training boat valued at $218,500 has been ordered by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command from Uniflite, Inc., fiberglass boat manufacturer of Bellingham, Wash., and Swansboro, N.C., according to James J. Doud Jr.
Richard M. Ehrlich, chairman of Gibbs & Cox, Inc., of New York City, one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural firms, recently announced that the board of directors had elected Malcolm Dick president. Mr. Dick, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,