A joint meeting was held in November at the Fort Meyer Officers' Club by the Chesapeake Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the Washington, D.C. Section of the Marine Technology Society. The paper, the National Science
One-Man Control Of All Ship Functions, Port To Port Possible With Sperry Marine Route Control System Integrated With ICS System The recent entry into service of the 765,650-cubic-foot reefer Ditlev Lauritzen can be described as historic for a number of very good reasons.
An Australian naval architect has designed a fast, short-haul containership of nearly 1,600 tons which has a crew of only five men. He is Warwick Hood of Sydney, who said the ship, equipped with the latest technological aids, could be managed by a crew of only two.
The appointment of Hugh Gait to vice president and general manager of Rockwell International Corporation's Autonetics Marine Systems Division (AMSD) heads the list of key top management promotions within the division. Mr. Gait had served as director of
Resolution A. 160 of the Inter- Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) recommends to governments that they ensure that the master and officers of commercial ships have readily available on the bridge all necessary data concerning