Technical proposals for the shipment of natural gas under compression rather than in the refrigerated, liquefied state have surfaced from time to time over the years, but have received a lukewarm response from the marine industry. The considerable
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.
A team from the Naval and Ocean Engineering Department at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) has won the first International Student Offshore Design Competition sponsored by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the Ocean,
Hugh F. Munroe has been elected president and chief executive officer of Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., according to an announcement made by the firm. Morris Guralnick, founder of the 31-year-old San Francisco, Calif.- based firm of naval architects and marine engineers,
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
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 centennial observance of the founding of the naval architecture and marine engineering programs at the University of Michigan was linked with the recently held fall meeting of the Great Lakes and Great Rivers section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
The U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, recently awarded a contract to Marine Consultants & Designers, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, for a conceptual applications study concerning loading, discharge and cargo topping off of bulk carriers.
Lester Rosenblatt, president of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, recently announced the following committee chairmen for 1980: Vice president—Advisory Public Service Committee—Donald P. Courtsal, vice president and general manager,
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,