Kenneth Wood has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Halifax Industries Limited of Nova Scotia. He succeeds William J. Riley, who is leaving Halifax to become "more involved in offshore and other developmental activities." Mr.
Adm. Lauren S. McCready, formerly head of the Engineering Department at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, and first head of the National Maritime Research Center, was the guest of honor at a recent meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section
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
The second in a series of six fleet oilers of the Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO- 187) Class under a contract with the U.S. Navy by the Shipyards Division of Avondale Industries, Inc., was christened the Joshua Humphreys (T-AO-188) in recent ceremonies at the yard.
A new report from international shipping consultants, Westinform, suggests that changing liner trades are making many general cargo vessels obsolete. This is not just because of the usual problems associated with age, such as loss of performance and increasing maintenance and repair,
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,