The first meeting of the 1980- 81 season of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held aboard the S.S. Princess Louise, berthed in the Port of Los Angeles. Nearly 50 members and guests
Two jackup drilling rigs were christened recently in a ceremony held at Daewoo's Okpo shipyard situated on the southern tip of the Korean peninsula. The Friede & Goldman L-780 Mod II-type rigs, which we're ordered byDUal Drilling Co. of the U.
A highly diversified maritime service company and owner of one of the world's largest privately-owned tug and barge fleets, Oakland, California- based Crowley Maritime Corporation is commemorating its centennial in 1992. Crowley Maritime began
A key East Coast shipping executive, long active in U.S. maritime affairs, has been elected chairman of the board of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) for the next 12 months. He is Fred S. Sherman, chairman of the board, Marine Transport Lines, Inc.
Algoma Central Railway of Sault Ste. Marie, the third largest Canadian Great Lakes operator, recently christened the 13th vessel in its fleet in honor of the town of Collingwood with the launching there of the M/V Algowood. Mrs. Douglas A. Berlis,
The program for the 18th Annual Marine Coatings Conference has been announced by chairman Ernest W. Skiles, The Carboline Co. The three-day conference, scheduled March 22-24, 1978, at the Del Monte Hyatt House, Monterey, Calif., is sponsored annually by
Cyrus E. Webb, president of Ingram Tankships Inc., New Orleans, La., announced recently that the company had placed an order for five 37,500-dwt U.S.- flag product carriers to be built by National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif.
Veteran shipbuilding executive Richard W. Thorpe Jr. of Bath Iron Works has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the C o m m e r c i a l Shipbuilding Committee of the Shipbuilders Council of America, Washington, D.C. Marine Marketing and Long Range Planning manager of the Bath,
Orders for vessels to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) classification increased by a healthy amount during 1980, William N. Johnston, chairman and president, reported at the recent annual meeting of the members at ABS Headquarters in New York. Mr.
The board of directors of General Dynamics recently elected P. Takis Veliotis as executive vice president-Marine. In this new position, Mr. Veliotis will be responsible for the company's Electric Boat Division operations at Groton, Conn., and Quonset Point, R.