Alva M. (Al) Hill has been elected senior vice president of Uniflite, Inc., fiberglass boat manufacturer headquartered in Bellingham, Wash., with an Eastern plant at Swansboro, N.C., while Steve Harris has been promoted to national sales manager, and Timothy J.
Lester Rosenblatt, president and chairman of the board of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., New York, has announced the promotion of Perry W. Nelson to executive vice president. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mr. Nelson received his master's degree
Lester Rosenblatt, chairman of the board of M. Rosenblatt & Son, the prominent naval architectural and marine engineering firm, has announced the appointment of Perry W. Nelson as president. Mr. Nelson's marine career started with employment as a ship draftsman with the W.
The subject of the January meeting of the Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was "Waterjet Propulsion." Considering the U.S. Navy's latest philosophy of smaller, faster, ships, the paper was very timely.
A technically demanding contract was signed by Blohm + Voss in March, a contract which calls for the shortening of three Sea-Land Atlantic Class Vessels (ACV), the Galveston Bay, Sea-Land Value and Raleigh Bay (see photo, page 25). Each of the
The Northern New England Section, the American Society of Naval Engineers, held its monthly meeting recently at the Commissioned Officers Club, Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, N.H. Comdr. Michael Terry, Research and Development Program Manager, Ship Design and Integration Directorate,
Despite a fall in the overall number of vessels forecast to be delivered Irom shipyards until 2007. the value of the propulsion systems installed in newbuilds is expected to show a rise from 2004, reaching nearly $5-billion by 2007 on the strength of increasing power requirements.
Island Research and Development Corporation of Victoria, British Columbia, has ordered a Boeing Marine Systems Jetfoil hydrofoil for use in marine research tasks. The approximate value of the sale is $24 million. Jetfoil is Boeing's trade mark name for its computerized hydrofoil.
Tracor Marine, Inc. a subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., has received a contract from the Military Sealift Command to man, operate, and maintain the research vessel Lulu for Submarine Development Group One based in San Diego. The contract will bring the company in excess of $2.
The actual extent of European public funding to promote a modal shift from road to waterborne transportation has up until now — been far outweighed by political discourse on the subject — no doubt designed to appeal to the popular, environmentalist vote.