Naval Ship Maintenance & Modernization/Affordability
Technical Symposium-October 3-4, Norfolk, Va.
A technical symposium, Naval Ship Maintenance & Modernization/ Affordability, sponsored by the Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, and the American Society of Naval Engineers, Tidewater Section, will be held at the OMNI International Hotel in Norfolk Wednesday and Thursday, October 3-4. This is the second of these Naval Ship Maintenance symposia to be held in the Tidewater Virginia area.
The Norfolk Naval Base is the world's largest Naval installation, being home port for more than 130 ships of the Atlantic and Mediterranean Fleets, 45 aircraft squadrons, and 67 shore-based military activities.
Besides the active ports in the area, there are some of the largest shipyards in the world as well as the Norfolk-based ship operators. The Norfolk Metropolitan Area has more than 1.5 million residents—in Norfolk proper, Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach—many of them active in the maritime industry.
This two-day symposium, which will be accompanied by exhibits of more than 50 companies and Government agencies, will provide a forum for a broad view of initiatives, and for an exchange of ideas for reducing the cost of maintaining and modernizing the growing U.S.
Navy Fleet. The program this year will focus on initiatives aimed at achieving technical requirements in a more efficient manner.
VADM William F. McCauley, USN, Prospective COMNAVSURFLANT, will welcome attendees at the start of the symposium, followed by keynote speaker ADM Wesley L. Macdonald, USN, Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Speakers at the Working Luncheons will be ASNE president RADM James K. Nunneley, USN (Ret.), and COMO Stuart F. Piatt, USN, Competition Advocate General of the Navy. The guest speaker at the final banquet on October 4 will be M. Lee Rice, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America.
Technical Program Wednesday, October 3 Session #1—Diagnostics and Testing, Claremont Room.
Moderator: Paul Sacilotto 1000-1050—"Survey of Special Tests Conducted by PERA (Crudes)" by R. MacGregor and D. Robison.
1100-1150—"Effective Computerized Vibration Data Analysis for Repair Recommendations of Naval Machinery," by S. Kutufaris and S. Straudt.
Session #2—Submarine Repair, Brandon Room.
Moderator: COMO M. MacKinnon I I I .
1000-1050—"Production Line Concept for Overhauling Submarines— An Update," by K.F. Lanzillo.
1100-1150—"Submarine Advanced Equipment Repair Program," by E.R. Eckstein.
Session #3—Working Luncheon.
Speaker: RADM James K. Nunneley, USN (Ret.), president of ASNE.
Session #4—Ship Overhaul Process, Claremont Room.
Moderator: RADM Jamie Adair, USN (Ret.).
1430-1520—"NAVSEA's Expanded Planning Yards," by Larry R.
1530-1620—"How Modular Combat Systems Will Enhance Support of Surface Combatants," by J. Birindelli and A.R. Boerum.
Session #5—Process Improvement, Brandon Room.
Moderator: Edward T. Kinney.
1430-1520—"Production and Service Test of Thermal Spray Coatings for Naval Machinery," by R. Helliwell, F. Rogers, and R.
1530-1620—"Abrasives Reclamation in Shipyards," by J. Peart.
1630-1720—"Underwater Repair and Ship Husbandry," by LT. Karen Lynn, CEC, USN.
Session #6—Acquisition Strategy, Poplar and Providence Halls.
Moderator: VADM V. Lascara, USN (Ret.).
1530-1645—"The Cost of Competition and its Consideration in the Acquisition Strategy," by J.H. Augusta and J.S. Grosson.
Thursday, October 4 S e s s i o n #7— Cost Savings Through Component Design, Claremont Room.
Moderator: Gary D. Schulenburg.
0830-0920—"RACER—Affordability Through Maintainability," by M. Donovan and W. Mattson.
0930-1020—"The Significance of CAD in the Maintenance and Modernization of Ships," by S. Tatum.
1030-1120—"Water-Lubricated Rubber Bearings—History and New Developments," by R. OrndorfF and N. Tiedeman.
Session #8—Combat Systems Overhaul and Maintenance I, Brandon Room.
Moderator: COMO G.J. Flannery, USN 0830-0920—"The Master Ordnance Repair Program," by CAPT J. Chenard, USN, and W. Stimson.
0930-1020—"Combat Systems Overhaul in a Naval Shipyard," by CDR G.P. Nanos, USN, and CDR Huffman, USN.
1030-1120—"Combat Systems Maintenance," by CDR T.C. Seward, USN.
Session #9—Quality Assurance, Poplar and Providence Halls.
Moderator: RADM W. McGarrah, USN (Ret.).
0830—"Shipyard Quality Assurance," by V.W. Davis.
"Ship Overhauls and Quality Assurance in Private Shipyards," by CAPT J.A. Culver, USN.
"Quality Assurance," by A.C. Munson.
Session #10—Working Luncheon.
Speaker: COMO Stuart F. Piatt, USN, Competition Advocate General of the Navy.
Session #11—Combat Systems Overhaul and Maintenance II, Brandon Room.
Moderator: RADM John D.
1400-1715—"Remote Technical Assistance (RTA)," by CDR A.L.
Tucker, USN, and E.G. Newman.
"Combat Systems Testing, Surface Combatants," by J.S. Gallahue.
"Integrated Diagnostics—A Challenge in Support Design," by M.
Battagalia and G. Neumann.
Session #12—Maintenance Management, Claremont Room.
Moderator: Gary M. Bowers.
1400-1715—"Maintenance Management Strategy," by LCDR C.P.
Hedderich, USN, and CDR J.M.
"Phased Maintenance," by CDR J.M. Todd, USN.
"An Approach to Intra-Cycle Maintenance Material Management," by F. Praissman.
Session #13—Modernization, Poplar and Providence Halls.
Moderator: COMO David P. Donohue, USN.
1430-1520—"Battleship Reactivation— A Perspective," by CAPT J.G. Champlain, USN.
1530-1620—"CG-47 Class Upgrade Approach," by CAPT W.S. Szczypinski Jr., USN, and CDR J.J.
1830-1930—Cocktails in Exhibit Area.
1930—Banquet, Guest Speaker: M. Lee Rice, president, Shipbuilders Council of America.
For additional information and registration forms, contact Mrs.
Sally Skolnick, American Society of Naval Engineers, 1452 Duke Street, Alexandria, Va. 22314; telephone (703) 836-6727.
Other stories from September 1984 issue
- Symon Appointed New Director Of Tankers At Stolt-Nielsen page: 5
- SOFEC Awarded NavSea Contract For Offshore Mooring Terminal page: 5
- Metric Constructors Win $3.3-Million Contract page: 6
- Western Gear To Build And Sell Rademakers Epicyclic Transmissions page: 6
- I MO AB Of Sweden Offers New Products Literature page: 6
- Sperry Gets $62.8-Million Navy Contract For Frigate Combat Systems Work page: 6
- New HEET Fuel Additive Saves Time And Money By Preventive Maintenance page: 6
- Fairbanks Morse Taking Major Steps To Improve All Aspects Of Customer Services Worldwide page: 7
- Two Key Appointments Announced By Halifax Industries page: 7
- A.J. McAllister Sr. page: 8
- S.S. United States To Auction Contents Prior To Total Renovation page: 8
- Imi-Tech Offers Catalog Of Insulating Products For Marine Applications page: 8
- High-Speed Ferry For Hong Kong Owner Launched At Vosper Thornycroft Yard page: 9
- Marinette Marine Lays Keel For Second Mine Countermeasure Vessel page: 9
- Maritime Innovation — Practical Approaches '84 International Symposium page: 10
- NKK Completes World's First Offshore Steel/Concrete Drilling Platform page: 12
- Manson Construction Builds Pacific Northwest's Heftiest Floating Crane page: 12
- Krupp Shipyard In Duisburg Delivers Two Harbor Tugs To Guinea page: 14
- NKK To Build Floating Offshore Production Unit For Norwegian Consortium page: 14
- Van Houten To Head New Parsons Brickershoff Marine Facilities Unit page: 14
- Lykes Gets Title XI Guarantee To Upgrade Fleet Operations page: 15
- USP&I Home Office To New York Area— Other Changes Announced page: 15
- American Marine Gets $390,000 Contract For Two Cutterhead Dredges page: 15
- MARINE SALVAGE page: 16
- Crowley Named President Of Newly Organized States Africa Line page: 18
- Simplex Gets $5.7-Million MarAd Contract To Supply Petroleum Transfer System page: 18
- General Dynamics Quincy Yard Will Build Four Containerships For USL At Cost of $341 Million page: 18
- Scripps Institution Acquires Another Research Vessel page: 18
- RDI's Satcom I Communications System Approved By INMARSAT page: 18
- American Transport Asks Title XI On $17-Million Barge Conversion Work page: 19
- Canter Named President Of At-Sea Incineration page: 19
- Coast Guard Orders Schottel Jet Thruster page: 19
- SMM '84 International Ship, Machinery, and Marine Technology Trade Fair page: 20
- Tenn-Tom Waterway Project Nearing Early Completion page: 20
- BP And Harland And Wolff Forming Joint Venture For $145-Million SWOPS Project page: 21
- Naval Ship Maintenance & Modernization/Affordability page: 22
- The "Ultimate" Compact SSB page: 23
- IBM Appoints Marine Management Systems As Authorized Dealer page: 25
- Twin City Shipyard Lays Keel For Gulf Coast Trailing Dredge page: 26
- Pearlson Begins Construction Of World's Largest Ship Transfer System page: 26
- Screw Compressors Improve Air Conditioning Reliability page: 27
- NASSCO Receives Exxon Contract For Two Alaska-Class Tankers page: 28
- Tacoma Boat Division Gets $210,000 Contract To Build Propeller Hub Assembly page: 28
- AMMCO Licensed To Market O&K Dredging Bucket And Cutting Wheels page: 32
- Westinghouse Electric Awarded $2-Million Navy Contract For Frigate Study page: 32
- John Cave Appointed Vice President For Boland & Cornelius page: 33
- Norwegian Caribbean Acquires Royal Viking Line For $240 Million page: 33
- Marinette Marine Corporation Gets $24~Million Navy Contract To Build Six Yard Patrol Craft page: 34
- New Drydock At Halifax Shipyard Operating At Close To Capacity page: 34
- Stephens-Adamson Wins Ship Unloading System Orders Worth $12 Million page: 35
- Ice-Strengthened Ship Chartered By Navy's MSC From Central Gulf Lines page: 35
- Penn Ship Awarded Navy Contract For Overhaul And Maintenance Of Frigate page: 35
- John Deere Developing Family Of Rotary Engines page: 35
- Unique High-Speed Catamaran Delivered By Nichols Brothers page: 36
- Specialized Support Vessel 'Anfitrite' Acquired By O.D.S. Italia S.P.A. page: 36
- Moss Point Awarded $3.6-Million To Build 15 Barges For U.S. Navy page: 36
- WEST GERMAN SHIPBUILDING page: 38
- CORE Canadian Offshore Resources Exposition page: 38
- Meyer Named Assistant Vice President-River Area Of National Marine Service page: 43
- New Harbor Navigation System Designed To Increase Operating Revenue And Safety page: 44
- Murdock And Hunt/Leslie Use Computer To Design 'Compliant' TLP Coupling page: 45
- Samsung Wins $45-Million Contract To Build Huge Bulker For Australian Firm page: 46
- WABCO Fluid Power Adopts Worldwide Sales And Marketing Strategy page: 46
- $79-Million Coast Guard Contract Awarded to Bollinger Shipyard page: 46
- New Busiship™ System Brochure Available From Nav-Com page: 46
- Rose Named Vice President Of Mechanical Equipment's Marine Products Group page: 47
- MSC Forms New Unit To Oversee Operations Of Fast Sealift Ships page: 47
- Independent Tests Show Drew Ameroid's Amergize® Cuts Fuel Consumption page: 47
- Sulzer RTA Engines Will Power Two Containerships Building In Germany page: 48
- MonArk Delivers Fire Boat To Memphis Fire Department page: 48
- Penn Ship Provides Emergency Repairs For Two Foreign Ships page: 48
- Smith Berger Marine Names Two East Coast Distributors page: 48
- Sperry Opens New Facility In Panama City Beach, Fla. page: 51
- AMPS Appointed As Service Facility For MaK Diesels page: 52
- Halifax Shipyard Completes Major Damage Repair Contract page: 52
- Big Towing/Supply Vessel Launched At Moss Point Marine page: 52
- Serck Evaporators Installed In USSR Fish Factory Ships page: 53
- Third USN Rescue/Salvage Ship Launched At Peterson Builders page: 54
- USS Seamless Pressure Vessels Detailed In New Catalog page: 57
- ASRY Completes $3-Mlllion Overhaul Of Mobile Offshore Jackup Drilling Rig Dana page: 57
- Todd Awarded $10-Million In Contracts By Australia For Technology Transfer page: 58
- First Oceangoing Sail-Assisted Bulker Delivered By NKK page: 63