A main key to maneuverability in new ships is the special thrusters that enable her to keep on precise course or station and to "creep" at very low speeds, and demand for one such system, the Elliott White Gill™ thrust and propulsion unit, is said to be increasing because of its simplicity,
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Ship Systems sector commemorated delivery of its 19th U.S. Navy Aegisguided missile destroyer, Pinckney (DDG 91), during a ceremony onboard the ship at the company's operations along the west hank of the Pascagoula River.
The Finnish shipbuilding industry has been in a state of flux for much of 1999 and entering 2000, with the Kvaerner shipbuilding pullout dominating the headlines. But while the search for new owners of the company's yards in Finland has kept the boardrooms busy,
About 100 attendees at the recent Government Industry Forum on the U.S. Shipbuilding and Repair Defense Mobilization Base received the most comprehensive brief on the current status and future prospects for the marine industry. The significance of the issues discussed,
ANSCHUETZ Circle 6 1 on Reader Service Card Anschuetz & Co. GmbH of Kiel- Wik, West Germany, designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of navigation products, including gyrocompasses, autopilots, and steering controls that have been installed on more than 9,
At the Shipbuilders Council of America board meeting held recently in Washington, D.C., James R. Mellor, executive vice president, Marine, Land Systems & International, General Dynamics Corporation, St. Louis, Mo., was elected chairman of the board of directors of the council.
Marinette Marine Corporation's contract with the Naval Sea Systems Command for fifty-two 50-foot workboats was completed one year ahead of contract schedule when the last workboat departed the Wisconsin- based shipyard in December of 1985 for delivery to the West Coast.
S N A M E N e w England Hears Paper, ' L i a b i l i t y A v o i d a n c e In Ship Design A n d Construction'
The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met in Newton, Mass., on December 5, 1979. The speaker was Dr. Kenneth W. Fisher, who presented a paper on "Liability Avoidance in Ship Design and Construction." Dr.