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Robert Allan: Naval Architecture is in the Blood

Since the beginning of the 20th Century when Robert Allan's grandfather emigrated from Scotland to Canada, he treated the concept of naval architecture as a "science" rather than a trade. With little money but a lot of talent, the young man nurtured

 

Juniper Industries Keeps the Water Out

Since 1928, Juniper Industries, located in Middle Village, N.Y. has continually increased its service to the Navy and maritime industry by developing both a large watertight closure line and a diversified ventilation product line. In addition to product innovation,

NORSHIPCO Weathers the Economic Storm

A down economy, a disabled drydock and a nation under heightened security measures — not exactly the best position for a ship repair facility to be in — or so one would think. Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corporation (NORSHIPCO) however has managed

Robert Strasser Joins MacGregor, U.S.A. As Technical Director

MacGregor Comarain, Inc. of Cranford, N.J., has a p p o i n t ed Robert C. Strasser as technical director. The post is considered a key one considering the currently improved p r o s p e c t s f or merchant and naval shipbuilding in the U.S.,

Trinity Marine Group Enters Megayacht Construction With Establishment Of Trinity Yachts, Inc.

The Trinity Marine Group, reportedly the largest builder of small ships in the U.S., has entered the megayacht field with the establishment of Trinity Yachts, Inc. and the start of construction of the 97-foot, all-aluminum motor yacht Leda, designed by MPS-Gilgenast.

KMSS Maritime Black Box: More Than Just A VDR

On July 2, 2002, a host of new regulations of concern to most ship builders and owners was implemented according to the recent revision of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). In conjunction with amendments to Fire Safety and AIS regulations.

LCS Program Team Announced

Trumpeting the strength of combining leaders in systems engineering, mid-market shipbuilding and naval architecture, officials from Lockheed Martin, Gibbs & Cox, Bollinger Shipyards and Marinette Marine announced a teaming effort to capture the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship program.

North Florida Shipyards Appoints Three—White Named Production Manager

Joseph B. Shiffert, president of North Florida Shipyards at Commodores Point in Jacksonville, Fla., has announced recent appointments to expand and strengthen the yard's extensive services to ship operators. Albert A. White has joined North Florida Shipyards

SPD Looks To Expand Product Lines To Adapt To Changing Defense Market

Reductions in military spending are having adverse effects on defense contractors, particularly smaller companies which are totally dedicated to the military market. Such is the case with SPD Technologies, a large producer of military circuit breakers and switchgear,

MIROS To Market New Products In U.S.

—Literature Available MIROS A/S of Asker, Norway is a budding company with interests geared towards the offshore market. The company has developed a new generation of instruments for remote sensing of directional ocean waves and surface currents.

 
 
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