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Homing in on Ships' Electrics

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 Cordage Group Promotes W.S. Stroud And P.S. Bowes

New appointments in its sales organization have been announced in Auburn, N.Y., at The Cordage Group, Division of Columbian Rope Company. William S. Stroud, formerly eastern regional manager, has been appointed national market manager-heavy marine.

Oil Mop Elects Smith Vice President

Frederick L. Smith has been elected vice president of Oil Mop, Inc., it was announced by Kelvin J. Smythe, president and chief executive officer of the Belle Chasse, La.-based manufacturer of pollution control equipment. Mr. Smith graduated from

San Francisco Bay Area Company Leads in NOX Reduction

When the State of California, long a leader in reducing air-pollution, announced the Carl Moyer Program to reduce NOx emissions, towboat owner Aaron Lind and his family decided to get on board. The program is supported by a one-time appropriation

McDermott Division Gets Two Contracts For Irish Sea Gas Projects

McDermott Engineering-London, a division of McDermott International, Inc., has received t w o c o n t r a c t s from Hydrocarbons Great Britain Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of British Gas Corporation, for work that will play a major part in the development of the Morecambe Gas Field.

NKF Engineering Expands With Acquisition Of Two Additional Firms

NKF Engineering, Inc. of Reston, Va., recently acquired two small companies to expand its capabilities in serving U.S. government and commercial clients. The firm has purchased the Marine Engineering and Design Division of Halifax Engineering of Norfolk.

M.l.T. Schedules Course On Port Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced a summer course on port planning and development, which will be held from August 15 to 26, 1977. The objective of this course is to provide port planners, operators, administrators, or regulators

Johnson & Towers Named Distributor For John Deere Diesels

Johnson & Towers, Inc., diesel power specialist with operations in Mount Laurel, N.J. and Baltimore, Md., has been selected by Detroit Diesel Allison and John Deere in their joint "New Force" program to distribute the John Deere 14-model line of four-cycle (50-250 hp) diesel engines,

Earle Pitt Elected Foxboro Board Chairman

Earle W. Pitt, president of The Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Mass. 02035, was elected chairman of the board of directors at the board's first meeting of the year 1977. He succeeds Ralph Hayden, who retired in December, and also stepped down as a director.

Navy Solicits Qualified Sources To Overhaul Ships Machinery

The U.S. Navy is currently searching for companies capable of performing naval machinery overhaul work. In an effort to improve the quality of naval machinery Class B overhauls, the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is implementing a program

 
 
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