Naval Architecture

Fred W. Beltz Jr. Elected Vice President DeLaval Turbine Inc.

Donald T. Bixby, president, De- Laval Turbine Inc., announced that Fred W. Beltz Jr. was elected vice president by the board of directors on May 24, 1978. A 29-year DeLaval veteran, Mr. Beltz has served in a number of assignments within the organization.


CDI Marine Appoints Smith And Dodson

Donald W. Jett, executive vice president of CDI Marine Company, recently announced the appointments of John S. (Steve) Smith and Clinton Dodson. Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and has a Master of Science degree in Electronic

SNAME San Diego Announces Site For 1980 Spring Meeting

The January meeting of the San Diego Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held at the Cafe Del Rey Moro in Balboa Park on January 19, 1977. Following an enjoyable dinner, a short business meeting was held in which it

Samson Ocean Systems Names John Williamson Regional Manager

John Y. Williamson has been named regional manager for Samson Ocean Systems, Inc., according to a recent announcement by Jerry Jones, president. Mr. Williamson will be responsible for the sale of Samson rope systems and mooring systems for the

Water Lubricated Rubber Bearings Subject Of SNAME San Diego Meeting

At the March meeting of the San Diego Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 56 members and guests heard the presentation of a technical paper on water lubricated rubber bearings. The authors of the paper were introduced: Ray L.

Shaver Awards Z-Drive Tug Contract To Martinac

J. M. Martinac Shipbuilding Corporation, Tacoma, Wash., recently received a contract to build a 3,000- hp, twin-screw, Z-drive tug from Portland, Ore.-based Shaver Transportation Company. The new tug is a variation on the successful Z-30, two-man

The Effect Of The 1978 IMCO Tanker Safety And Pollution Prevention Conference On Ship Design And Operation

Maclver Robinson, OBE CEng FRINA, Surveyor General, Marine Division, Department of Trade, will chair a Joint Conference on "The Effect of the 1978 IMCO Tanker Safety and Pollution Prevention Conference on Ship Design and Operation," arranged by

Exxon Offers Exxcare— A Cost-Cutting Computerized Solution To Maintaining/Monitoring Oil

—Technical Paper Available— Good lubrication contributes greatly to the efficient operation and long service life of machinery. In turn, good lubrication depends on two factors, i.e.—a proper selection of products and a sound care of the lubricants in service,

New Joint Venture Formed For China's International Maritime Exhibition

The Cahners Exposition Group (CEG) and the Seatrade Organisation recently announced the formation of a joint venture company to organize China's international maritime exhibition, "Marintec China" and "Marintec Offshore China," which has been held in Shanghai every two years since 1981.

The Rules are About to Change

A seminal approach to class following the landmark decision by three of the classification societies two years ago to develop common edicts governing oil tanker hull structures, a complete draft set of new. unified rules is to be circulated for industry comment in June 2004.

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