The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) will celebrate 103 years as an individual member professional society this year with a technical program and exhibit show that emphasizes the role of the naval engineering community in the rapidly advancing
Daniel R. Rogers has been appointed marketing manager for the marine division of Zidell Explorations, Inc., Portland, Ore. Thomas A. Sherwood, division manager, said Mr. Rogers brings to the newly created position more than 24 years of experience in the marine industry,
November 9-12, New York, N.Y. One of the most important yearly events in the commercial marine industry, the 96th Annual Meeting of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the concurrent 7th International Maritime Exposition,
The Navy has clearly become the dominant source of ship repair, as well as new ship construction in the United' States. Ten years ago Navy business accounted for 36 percent of ship repair employment and 58 percent of new ship construction employment in U.
New Orleans, La.-based diversified shipbuilder Avondale Industries Inc. reported that it will form a pioneering joint venture with a German shipbroker and a Norwegian shipping group. Avondale vice president of commercial ship marketing Ron McAlear said,
Five Canadian consortiums recently submitted letters of interest to the Canadian Ministry of National Defense in order to enter into the bidding for a $5-billion contract to build nuclear submarines under a new program. The Canadian consortiums
IMA provides a quarterly reporting service on Navy ship construction and maintenance programs. More than 300 companies now subscribe to IMA's quarterly service. This article describing the status of shipbuilding programs is based on excerpts from
Taylor Diving & Salvage Company, Inc. Belle Chasse, La., has entered into a joint venture with a N e w f o u n d l a n d - b a s e d diving company to establish the firm of Hydrospace Marine Services. Taylor Diving president Ken Wallace joined with Bill Lukeman and Max Ruelokke,
Several organizational changes were recently announced by Ellsworth Peterson, president of Peterson Builders, Inc., located in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Ed Propsom has been promoted to vice president of operations. He joined PBI in 1942, and with the
A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SHIPBUILDERS COUNCIL OF AMERICA In my message in the 1983 Annual Report of the Shipbuilders Council, I discussed as a major problem the growing divergence between available maritime assets and those required to meet national security demands.