Increased interest in ice-classed tankers has been fostered to a great extent by the emergence of former Soviet Union (FSU) states as important players in the oil market. The FSU collectively, but with particular reference to Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan,
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
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
Kenneth J. McGuckin, Taneytown, Md., has been promoted to the position of vice president of the Engineered Pump Division of Worthington Pump Corporation. He will be responsible for the operations of both the Harrison, N.J., and Taneytown manufacturing and marketing operations.
A six-page, fold-out brochure on its Motorgard™ X Program is available from the Drew Ameroid Marine division of Drew Chemical Corporation, Boonton, N.J. It describes an integrated program for motor vessels incorporating products for critical shipboard systems
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
L.W. Kinderman, president and CEO of Stockham Valves & Fittings, Inc., Birmingham, Ala., and Charles Gray, chairman, FICOTECH, Inc., Kingsport, Tenn., have announced the formation of ajointventure company, Stockham-Ficotech. The new company will manufacture and sell fire safety actuators,
"Zinc: Its Corrosion Resistance," a 200-page book that brings together much detailed information and data on the corrosion resistence of zinc and zinc-coated steel, is available free of charge from Zinc Institute Inc., New York, N.Y. The book
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,
The board of directors of National Steel and S h i p b u i l d i ng Company (NASSCO) has elected Fred N. Hallett to the new position of vice president-finance and treasurer, reporting to NASSCO president C. Larry French Mr. Hallett comes to NASSCO f r om Risi Industries, Inc.