James R. Wittmeyer has been appointed vice president-operations at Pennsylvania Shipbuilding, Chester, Pa. He succeeds John A. Serrie, who has retired after more than 40 years in the shipbuilding industry. Mr. Wittmeyer has 30 years of experience in shipbuilding.
Some 300 persons attended the recent Shipboard Energy Conservation International Symposium in New York sponsored by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. At the two-day conference, p r o m i n e n t speakers from government and
EnerSea Transport LLC, in association with its maritime partners, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K"Line) and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), announced that its VOTRANS gas carrier achieved "Class Approval in Principle" (AIP) from ABS (American Bureau of Shipping).
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has taken its annual meeting to a worldwide venue by not only partnering with The Maritime Group, publishers of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, but by staging a truly international conference and exposition.
A recent meeting of the New England section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held at the M.I.T. Faculty Club, in Cambridge, Mass. at which the speaker was Comdr. Edward A. Chazal Jr., USCG. He presented a paper "Maritime
Newfoundland's Premier Brian Peckford has announced that the National Research Council of Canada has given final approval for the construction in St. John's of a $46.8-million marine research institute that will accelerate the Province's promising offshore oil potential.
Joseph J. Cuneo, president of Energy Transportation Corporation (ETC) of New York City, has announced the appointment of Nicola F. Pergola as manager-marine personnel. His responsibilities will include the manning of licensed and unlicensed crews for the company's fleet,
Design work is beginning at Nickum & Spaulding Associates, Inc., the Seattle-based naval architecture /marine engineering firm, on the Seattle Fire Department's two new 1.6-million-dollar multipurpose harbor service crafts. The recent award culminated a
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has made a concerted effort to attract and cultivate a new generation to sustain not only itself but the industry. Excerpted here are comments from Philip Kimball, Executive Director,
The Ship Structure Committee has recently published two new reports dealing with structural details and tolerances common to the commercial and naval shipbuilding industry. These reports should be valuable guides to both structural designers and shipyard personnel.