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.
Hyde Products, Inc., designers and manufacturers of ship's deck machinery, steering systems, oil spill recovery equipment and other marine and industrial equipment, recently announced the appointment of two new vice presidents at its Cleveland headquarters.
Blancke Marine Services of Sewell, N.J., has signed a contract with Victress Ltd. for the conceptual design of a passenger-freight- RO/RO vessel. The vessel is intended for inter-island use in the Bahamas. The vessel will carry passengers, mail, frozen /refrigerated foodstuffs, and vehicles.
64-Page Technical Report Available To introduce its new L58/64 heavy-fuel, four-stroke engine to the United States maritime community, M.A.N.-B&W Diesel recently hosted a seminar in New York City attended by shipowners, shipbuilders, and other industry representatives.
The keel for Hull 729 was laid recently at Bay Shipbuilding Corporation (BSC), Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The oceangoing bulk cargo barge is being built for Universal American Barge Corporation, Greenwich, Conn. This will be the first vessel built for Universal American by BSC.
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
A new computerized ship management information system has been developed by Nav-Com, Inc., of Deer Park, N.Y. This system, Busiship™, is the first integrated package that combines fully marinized computer hardware with a wide variety of software
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.
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,