George U. Curry, president of Henschel Corporation, a unit of General Signal, Newburyport, Mass., has announced the promotion of John R. Carter to vice president—advanced programs. Mr. Carter has held a succession of engineering positions at Henschel since 1960.
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.
This article deals with the efforts of Nippon Kokan K.K. which, in collaboration with the Japan Marine Machinery Development Association, tried to develop, by fully utilizing modern techniques, sail-equipped motorships that can operate under present-day conditions.
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.
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,
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
At its recent board of directors meeting, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., elected Kenneth Evans as vice president-engineering. This promotion reflects his increased responsibilities as head of the growing engineering capability.
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.
In response to an increasing number of serious marine steam boiler casualties, a panel of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers' Ships' Machinery Committee has completed a guide for anyone involved in operating this equipment, which
Marine Efficiency Engineering recently announced the opening of its new office at 2208 N.W. Market Street, Suite 210 Ballard Building, Seattle, Wash. The firm provides independent marine engineering consulting, design, and problem-solving for the fishing industry,