National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif., has recently announced three key executive appointments. Donald A. Spanninga has been named to the newly created position of senior vice president-Operations. Mr. Spanninga,
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
World shipbuilding orders in 1987 rose to an estimated 13.5-million gross metric tons from 12.7-million tons in 1986, according to Lloyd's Register of Shipping Annual Report. This was an optimistic sign, reversing a three-year decline in the shipbuilding industry.
Future Business Opportunities In Navy Ship Procurement, Ship Maintenance And Navy Technology Development
International Maritime Associates, Inc. (IMA) prepares detailed business reports covering the U.S. Navy market. They deal with future business opportunities available to shipyards, manufacturers, engineering firms and other marine suppliers. This
With current daily operating costs totaling many thousands of dollars, ships must keep port time to a minimum for cost-efficient operations. Therefore, reliable and efficient cargo-handling gear, deck machinery, access equipment, and stowage systems are essential for a fast turnaround.
Roland A. Kjelland has been named executive vice president, Kaiser Steel Corporation, 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, Calif. 94666, responsible for the corporation's raw materials and shipping activities. In his new position, Mr. Kjelland will have
Astilleros Canarios, S.A. (ASTICAN), a full service ship repair yard and the largest marine repair center in the Canary Islands and on the west African coast, is offering an 18- page color brochure on its facilities and capabilities. The publication
—A Review— Recent technological breakthroughs and advancements in electronics, computer-controlled systems and software, and the introduction of Inmarsat satellite communication services have led to the development of a number of new innovative marine navigation and communications products.
The Swedish company Saab Marine Electronics has supplied level gauging systems for 18 U.S. Navy supply tankers (T-AO Class). The project, which started back in 1981, was concluded last year. The U.S. Navy rarely accepts equipment manufactured in neutral countries.
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,