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Demystifying Parametric Roll

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

 

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

Weerts Named Senior Program Manager For American Systems

Carl M. Albero, president and chief executive officer of American Systems Engineering Corporation (AmSEC), has announced the appointment of Gary L. Weerts to the position of senior program manager, in recognition of his contributions to the firm as a senior manager.

Strategic Value Adding Purchasing

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

A Shipboard Gantry Crane History

The first open hatch vessel (12,000 dwt) with gantry cranes was delivered to Oestberg's Rederi, in Norway, December 1962. This revolutionary vessel and crane design was a result of cooperation between Oestberg, Crown Zellerbach Co. and the Munck Group in Bergen.

Zapata Names Four Senior Executives To New Posts

Zapata Corporation, Zapata Tower, P.O. Box 4240, Houston, Texas 77001, has announced that its board of directors has elected four senior corporate executives to new posts. Zapata said that Ronald C. Lassiter and Michael R. Naess, who have been

MagneTek's PCB Testing Ensures EPA Compliance

The testing of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB's) has become an important consideration for electrical equipment and environmental managers because of strict Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations. MagneTek, of Louisville, Ohio, offers an extensive PCB testing program,

Paul J. Evanson Appointed Controller Moore And McCormack

Paul J. Evanson has been appointed controller of Moore and McCormack Co., Inc. (NYSE; Pacific), it was announced by Paul R. Tregurtha, executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Evanson, who joined Moore and McCormack as assistant vice president in January 1973,

Ogden Completes Sale Of Avondale Industries Common Stock

Ralph B. Ablon, chairman of Ogden Corporation, has announced that Ogden recently completed the sale of Avondale Industries, Inc. common stock to the Avondale Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), in accordance with the plan announced in July this year.

Name Parks President Of Farrell Lines

The board of directors of Farrell Lines Incorporated of New York has named Richard V. Parks as president and chief operating officer, succeeding James P. Horn who has resigned. Mr. Horn, formerly president of American Export Lines, joined Farrell

 
 
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