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Pacific Northwest Section, SNAME, Holds Annual Meeting In Union, Washington

The Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held at the Alderbrook Inn, Union, Wash., during the weekend of October 13- 15, 1978. The meeting was attended by more than 100 members and guests.

 

Construction Of Two RAN Minehunters Progressing At Carrington Slipways

Earlier this year, after intensive design investigation and development, the Commonwealth of Australia Department of Defense placed a contract with Carrington Slipways Pty Ltd. for the construction of two prototype catamaran minehunters for the Royal Australian Navy.

SPD Technologies Expands Through New Acquisitions And Product Development

Since becoming an independent company as a result of a management buyout from Gould Inc. in the spring of 1987, SPD Technologies has experienced significant growth through new product development and important acquisitions under the guidance of George M.

AWO'S REGULATORY ADVOCACY

The AWO regulatory program has as its cardinal objective the promotion of a stable and reasoned regulatory environment for domestic marine transportation. The objective is best achieved through the Association's pursuit of compelling analysis and effective advocacy,

MonArk Delivers Fire Boat To Memphis Fire Department

The Memphis Fire Department had two major requirements when ordering its new fire boat; the craft should be small enough for trailer mounting to give it land mobility but also be large enough to respond to a variety of marine fire problems confronting the department.

First Phase Of New Keppel Subsidiary, Tuas Shipyard, To Cost $70 Million —A Number Of Key Appointments Made

Over the last three years, the volume of ship repair work handled 'by Keppel Shipyard (Private) Ltd., Singapore, has more than doubled, and the point has now been reached when investment in new facilities is essential if the company is to continue to grow.

Sun Ship Forms New Estimating Department —Brawner Named Manager

Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa. 19013, has formed a new department — New Construction Estimating, Budgeting & Cost Analysis — and appointed H. Peirce Brawner Jr. manager of the new department, reporting to the president. The new

L a r i m e r N a m e d Chief E n g i n e e r i n g P l a n n i n g/ C o n t r o l M a r i n e t t e M a r i ne

Ralph Larimer has been named chief, engineering planning and control of all MMC engineering operations and supervision of project engineering functions. Mr. Larimer joined MMC in 1975 after completing active duty as a nuclear power qualified officer aboard the USS Grayling (SSN646).

SNAME Publishes New Vibration Code

In January 1975, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers published Code C-l (Code for Shipboard Vibration Measurement) which addressed the problem of shipboard vibration. Now the Society has published Code C-4 (Local Shipboard Structures and

Caterpillar Publishes 40-Page Color Booklet On Diesel Fuels/Engines

Today, diesel fuel is the largest single operating expense over the life of the engine—amounting to as much as 70 percent or more. To get the most out of your investment, it is important to understand the properties of fuel and their impac.t on your diesel engine.

 
 
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