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Ingalls Christens 1 1 t h Aegis G u i d e d Missile Cruiser For N a vy

C G - 5 9 N a m e d 'Princeton' The 11th in a series of 15 Aegis guided missile cruisers under contract to Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries was recently christened Princeton (CG-59) at ceremonies at the Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard.

 

Midland Affiliated Names P.E. Hubbard Senior VP, Sales And Marketing

Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates announced recently that Peter E. Hubbard has joined its subsidiary, Midland Affiliated Company, as senior vice president, sales and marketing. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Midland is the largest barge operator on the nation's inland waterways,

Sperry Marine Donates Historic Gyrocompass To Museum

Sperry Marine Inc., Charlottesville, Va., has donated several pieces of historic marine equipment to the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Va., to mark the company's 80th anniversary. C. Richard Kenney, senior vice president and general manager of Sperry Marine,

ABS Elects Gillies Vice President

Archibald G. Gillies was recently elected vice president in the executive administration of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). The announcement was made by William N. Johnston, ABS chairman and president, following a meeting of the board of managers

China To Build Nine Supply Vessels For Singapore Owners

The China Corporation of Shipbuilding Industry has been awarded a contract to build nine anchor handling tugs/offshore supply vessels for a joint venture of two Singapore owners. Timur Carriers and Selco Ltd. The contract will be signed in Hong Kong

REDUCING FUEL COSTS

Diesel Engine Manufacturers Continue To Improve The Fuel Efficiency Of Their Engines Though the recent failure of the OPEC nations to agree on limiting crude oil production may eventually result in lowering fuel costs somewhat, fuel expenses

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.

21 New Members Elected To ABS

Twenty-one executives of the maritime industry from nine different countries were elected members of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) at the semi-annual meeting in September of the Board of Managers of this international ship classification society.

SNAME Announces Standing Special And Technical Committees For 1986

Capt. Perry W. Nelson, USN (Ret.), president of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, a professional/technical organization for members of the mar rine industry, announced the following committee chairmen for 1986: STANDING AND SPECIAL

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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