The 94th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the concurrent 5th International Maritime Exposition will be held at The New York Hilton Hotel November 19-22,1986. Society membership has now increased to approximately 12,
This year's 7th International Conference & Exhibition on Maritime Transport using Roll-on/Rolloff Methods—RO/RO 84—will be held on May 9-11 in Nice, France, at the invitation of the City and with the cooperation of the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie
The USS Wadsworth, the first Todd-built FFG-class guided missile frigate, was delivered recently to the United States Navy by Todd Shipyards Corporation. The FFG's mission is to keep the international sealanes open for the nation's defense needs and vital maritime trade.
A new $47-million Syncrolift shiplift and land-level ship transfer facility, the largest and most technologically advanced installation of its kind in the world, was dedicated recently at the San Pedro yard of Todd Shipyards Corporation's Los Angeles Division.
U.S. shipbuilder Avondale Industries, Inc., New Orleans, La., has signed an agreement with the World City Corporation, Oslo, Norway, to prepare and submit a firm offer and delivery schedule for the construction of what would be the world's largest cruise ship.
The Philadelphia section of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) recently met with the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) to hear a paper entitled, "The Maritime Industry at the Crossroads.
Rowan Companies, Inc. has contracted with Marathon LeTourneau Company, a Marathon Manufacturing company, a subsidiary of The Penn Central Corporation, for the construction of the world's largest bottom supported mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU).
The American Waterways Shipyard Conference met recently in New Orleans, La., and unanimously elected officers for the coming year. Elected were: chairman—Robert W. Greene, president and chief executive officer, Jeffboat, Inc., Jeffersonville, Ind.
Walter W. Rody, chairman of the American Waterways Shipyard Conference (AWSC), and president of Port Allen Marine Service, Inc., has announced the following to serve as AWSC committee chairmen in 1986: Committee of Counsel—William P. Morelli,
Walter Thorsen, president, Walter Thorsen Inc. and past president of the Marine Square > Club, recently announced the election and installation of officers in the Marine Square Club. The officers are as follows: Comdr. Sydney Tharrington, USCG (ret.