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.
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
The 85th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will convene at the New York Hilton Hotel on November 10-12, 1977, it was announced by Robert T. Young, president of the Society. "This is by far the Society's largest annual event,
The Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers' last technical meeting of the 1980-81 program was held recently at the Engineers Club in Philadelphia. Following the cocktail and dinner hours, the meeting was formally opened by chairman J.
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,
Continuity is a valuable asset in the marine field, especially so in relation to the most essential products pivotal to vessel design and operation. The diesel engine producers' adeptness at enhancing existing, successful designs at intervals through
The Maritime Administration has released a report on "Large Diameter Propellers of Reduced Weight." The report describes the design, manufacture, performance, and fuel economy of several types of large, slow-turning, lightweight marine propellers.
John M. Murphy recently joined Pepper Industries, Inc., of San Diego, Calif., as vice president of marketing. A veteran of 30 years at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, also of San Diego, Mr. Murphy will utilize his marketing experience
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.
ABS recently held a seminar on "Tanker Designs for the 21st Century" in Houston, Texas. The seminar was kicked off with opening remarks by ABS chairman Frank Iarossi and was followed by presentations from representatives of three shipping companies (BP,