An ABS research project deflates the mystique surrounding parametric roll, a rare but dangerous phenomenon particularly threatening to containers/lips. In October 1998, a large, post- Panamax containership limped into the port of Seattle, a victim
Lance J. Melik, formerly manager- product d e v e l o p m e n t , has been promoted to the position of director of marketing for Twin Disc, Incorporated, Racine, Wise. He will be responsible for the formulation and implementation of the c o m p a n y ' s marketing strategy.
Jay Brickman has been appointed director of Caribbean and Latin American services for Crowley Maritime Corporation's Caribbean Division, according to a recent announcement by Robert G. Homan, senior vice president of the division. Mr. Brickman
Power systems specialist Rolls-Royce now derives nearly $1.5 billion of total annual sales of $8.7 billion from the marine market, and an important element of its growth strategy in the marine domain is the development of its electrical capabilities, products and technology.
"The outlook for marine construction in the Gulf of Mexico in the 1980s is, in my view, not only good, it is great," Robert E. Howson, president of McDermott Marine Construction, recently told participants in a symposium sponsored by the University
The 13 P&I Clubs within the International Group continue to dominate the world market for shipowners' liability insurance despite increasing competition in recent years from fixed premium facilities. The development of the fixed premium market and,
George Gregory, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Products Research and Chemical C o r p o r a t i o n (PRC), Glendale, Calif., has announced that Dean M. Willard is elected president and chief operating officer. Mr. Willard,
Lavino Shipping Company, Philadelphia, Pa., announced recently that it had been purchased from E.J. Lavino and Company, its corporate parent, by an investment group represented by the shipping company's current management. F.H. Muldoon, president of Lavino Shipping Company,
The Maritime Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have announced an interagency program to develop the nation's capacity to destroy hazardous wastes at sea aboard specially equipped, hightemperature incinerator ships. In a report released recently,
More than 90 people attended a recent meeting of the Southern New England Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers held at the Submarine Base Officer's Club, Naval Submarine Base, New London/Groton, Conn. Ronald Provencher from Naval Sea