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
Peterson Builders, Inc. recently announced that a number of changes had been made within their Engineering Department. The shifts made included assigning Frank McGrath to the position of chief engineer of the department. He will have direct responsibility for the Hull Department,
Bernard R. Schmidt, a sales engineer in the cathodic protection department of Federated Metals Corporation (a subsidiary of ASARCO Incorporated), has been named chairman of the Metropolitan New York Section of the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE).
Michigan Wheel Gulf Coast, Inc. of Pascagoula, Miss., has been awarded a $898,714 contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command for the manufacture of four attack aircraft carrier propellers and an additional propeller for a Navy oiler. The carrier
Preparing their crews on vessels or rigs to deal with emergency medical problems can significantly reduce medical care costs, lost-time injuries and legal problems. In response to requests from a number of clients, MarineSafety International has
Maryland's marine police recently took delivery on four new high-speed 28-foot Uniflite patrol boats to be used in year-round law enforcement and search and rescue operations on Chesapeake Bay and along the state's Atlantic shoreline, according to Maj.