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
Bjorn Ahlstrom, president and chief executive officer of Volvo North American Corporation, has announced the appointment of Robert Bridge as president and chief executive officer of Volvo Penta of America. Headquartered in Rockleigh, N.J., VPA
An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always
Curtis S. Townshend has been appointed vice president, marine sales, for Mobil Sales and Supply, New York. He succeeds J. Owen- Smith who has assumed new duties with the Mobil organization in London. The Marine Sales Department is responsible
The Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom and the British Shipping Federation are to unite to form one national organization representing the interests of- British shipowners. The new organization will be called the General Council of British Shipping.
—Literature Available MagneTek, Inc., an international leader in electrical equipment manufacturing and related services, has consolidated its military business efforts. The newly formed Magne- Tek Defense Systems, headquartered in Anaheim, Calif.
Joseph F. McGoldrick, chairman and chief executive officer, John W. McGrath Corporation, has been elected a member of the board of directors of Barber Steamship Lines, Inc. In making the announcement, Edward J. Barber, chairman of Barber Steamship, commented: "Mr.
ACR Electronics, Inc., manufacturers of marine search, safety and rescue equipment, held its annual National Sales Conference August 11-13 in Ft. Lauderdale. This year an expanded program included all regional ACR sales representatives and their wives.
Roger Nejes was appointed assistant to the president of Todd Shipyards Corporation at a recent board of directors meeting and will be responsible for facilitating and implementing the integration of the company's newly acquired subsidiary, formerly The Aro Corporation,
J JH Inc., a leading naval engineering organization with facilities located in Crystal City, Va., Portsmouth, Va., Cherry Hill, N.J., Bath, Maine, Panama City, Fla., and Long Beach, Calif., recently announced the expansion of their CADAM capability to their Portsmouth facility.