propulsion

Captain Sandberg Honored At New York Section SNAME Meeting

Capt. Clifford W. Sandberg, USMS (Ret.), was the honored guest at the season's last meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. A member of SNAME since 1945, he was for many years chairman of the Section's Membership Committee,

 

David Johnson Appointed A Group Manager At Michigan Wheel Division

David A. Johnson has been named manager of the Propulsion Systems Group at Michigan Wheel Division, Dana Corporation. The announcement was made by H.L. VanderMey, p r e s i d e n t of the Grand Rapids, Mich., division. Mr. Johnson comes to his

Norcontrol Engine-Room Simulator For Singapore Nearing Completion

Norcontrol Simulation AS of Horten, Norway, is nearing completion of an engine-room training simulator due for delivery to the Singapore Polytechnic this fall. Norcontrol introduced it's first DieselSim training simulator for diesel engine rooms in 1978.

New SWATH From ACMA

Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA) has completed the design development of a new SWATH (Small Waterplane Area, Twin Hull) vessel that will be completed with a variety of operations options. The proposed vessel will be 92 ft. (28 m) with a beam of 47 ft.

Cornering the ULCC Niche

For an independent tanker owner to undertake a newbuild fleet development program amounting to 3-million tons of crude oil carrier capacity in itself demonstrates a high degree of business verve. But to emphatically put one's own stamp on the design,

Benjamin Vickers: 175 Years & Counting

One wonders if, when Benjamin Randall Vickers went into business in 1828 as an agent selling oils and soaps, he had the prescience to see the ever growing need for specialized lubricants as the Industrial Revolution gathered pace. He didn't have an easy ride.

U.S. Ocean Dumping Act

As this article is being written, the chief executive officer of an American ocean carrier is on trial for alleged participation in the discharge of contaminated wheat into waters of the South China Sea. The charges were brought under the somewhat obscure U.

Improved Controllability Topic At Chesapeake Section Meeting

Members of the Chesapeake Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met recently to hear the presentation of a paper titled "Evaluation of Concepts for Improved Controllability of Tank Vessels," by Eugene Miller, Vladimir Ankudinov, and Thomas Ternes.

U.S. Footprint In Germany

Integration of the showcase production hall of former eastern German engine builder Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock (DMR) into the MaK manufacturing system has provided a timely boost to output capacity for the medium-speed market. The conversion of

 
 
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