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
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.
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.
An agreement to build in Saudi Arabia the world's largest lubricating oil refinery was signed in Riyadh recently by representatives of the General Petroleum and Minerals Organization (Petromin)— the Saudi Arabian state oil agency — and wholly
The completion of Westmark Systems' acquisition of Tracor, Inc., with all merger documentation filed with the State of Delaware where both companies are incorporated, was recently announced by Adm. Bobby R. Inman, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Westmark,
Resistoflex, a recognized leader in the aerospace industry, now offers its high-performance fluid connectors for militiary marine use. From initial design to actual installation installation, Resistoflex integrates high technology with operational requirements to meet high-temperature,
A microprocessor-based device that monitors line tension, load position, and line speed is now available from Remote Systems Technology Inc. The device may also control line position and speed. RST's Load Monitoring/Line Payout System incorporates
The Maritime Administration will host the 1984 Fleet Management Technology Conference at the Sheraton Plaza Hotel in Chicago, 111., April 25-27, 1984. It will be the fifth annual conference of the FMT Program, which has been established to improve productivity,
A-C Compressor Corporation of West Allis, Wise., has acquired the compressor operation of Allis- Chalmers Corporation. Terms were not disclosed. According to Carl R. Hall, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, the newly formed and independent