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Halifax Industries Ltd. Appoints Kenneth Wood As President And CEO

Kenneth Wood has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Halifax Industries Limited of Nova Scotia. He succeeds William J. Riley, who is leaving Halifax to become "more involved in offshore and other developmental activities." Mr.

 

World Maritime Tech Exhibition Set for San Francisco

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has taken its annual meeting to a worldwide venue by not only partnering with The Maritime Group, publishers of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, but by staging a truly international conference and exposition.

Now the Carousel Ship

Technical proposals for the shipment of natural gas under compression rather than in the refrigerated, liquefied state have surfaced from time to time over the years, but have received a lukewarm response from the marine industry. The considerable

SNAME New England Section Hears Two Technical Papers

The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met in Newton, Mass. on September 29, to hear the presentation of two excellent technical papers. Following cocktails and dinner, the technical meeting was opened by the chairman of the Section,

MarAd Issues Report On Large Diameter Reduced Weight Propellers

The Maritime Administration has released a report on "Large Diameter Propellers of Reduced Weight." The report describes the design, manufacture, performance, and fuel economy of several types of large, slow-turning, lightweight marine propellers.

Japanese TSL a Reality

Long discussed as the embodiment of next-generation marine technology, the Japanese "Techno- Superliner" (TSL) is now a reality. The 14,500 grt TSL will be built from aluminum and measure 460 x 98 ft. (140 x 29.8 m). To be built by Mitsui Engineering

Advanced Marine Enterprises Announces Corporate Changes And Move To New Facilities

The corporate structure of Advanced Marine Enterprises, Inc. has been modified to improve response to customer requirements and facilitate diversification of services. The company is currently pursuing opportunities in the areas of energy transfer

Shipboard Habitability Conference Sponsored By SNAME April 7-9

To advance the science of shipboard habitability design and improve the quality of life at sea, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will host an International Shipboard Habitability Design Conference on April 7, 8, and 9, 1981.

NASSCO Elects Evans Vice Pres.-Engineering

At its recent board of directors meeting, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., elected Kenneth Evans as vice president-engineering. This promotion reflects his increased responsibilities as head of the growing engineering capability.

SNAME: Investing in the Future

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has made a concerted effort to attract and cultivate a new generation to sustain not only itself but the industry. Excerpted here are comments from Philip Kimball, Executive Director,

 
 
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