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ASNE San Diego Section Shown Naval Undersea Center's Operations

The San Diego Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers held its recent quarterly meeting at the Naval Station Officers Club in San Diego, Calif. Among those present for the dinner meeting was Capt. John M. Phelps, USN (ret.), who helped organize

 

Current Uses of FEA in Shipbuilding

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) was developed in the Aircraft Industry in the late 1950's as a way of handling the more complex structures that were evolving. Finite Element analysis has been used in the maritime industry for many years. Lloyds Register

Nichols Brothers Builds New McNeil Island Ferry

Amid a festive celebration, the new McNeil Island ferry (shown above), built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc. of Whidbey Island, Wash., was christened recently at the Nicbols dock on Whidbey Island. The new ferry was built, only after years

SNAME-Hawaii Discusses High-Speed Catamaran Hydrofoils

The Hawaii Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers held its first meeting of the 1981-82 season recently at the Cannon Club, on the Lanai, Fort Ruger, under the chairmanship of Dr. Manley St. Denis. A paper entitled "High-Speed Catamaran

Navy Awards Boeing $178 Million To Build Missile Firing Boats

Boeing Marine Systems (BMS), Renton, Wash., has announced the signing of a $178-million U.S. Navy contract for production of five Patrol Hydrofoil Missileships (PHMs). Work will begin immediately on the scheduled five-year program. Boeing Marine Systems,

WaveMaster Lands Ten Ferry Order

WaveMaster International has won a contract for ten 118 ft. (36 m) high-speed aluminum monohull ferries for delivery to Singapore. With firm contracts for the initial six vessel order already placed, financing has been arranged through Singapore-based Caterpillar Credit Services Asia,

Four New Branch Managers Appointed At M. Rosenblatt

Lester Rosenblatt, president and chairman of the board of M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., one of the nation's largest independent naval architectural and marine engineering firms, recently announced the appointment of four new branch managers. Amos

NAVY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

A Major Business Opportunity For Manufacturers, Technology And Engineering Firms International Maritime Associates (IMA) hs just issued a new report examining future business opportunities in the $9.5-billion Navy research and development program.

Duff And Butera Hired At CDI Marine Company

CDI Marine Company recently announced the hiring of Franklin D. DufF as Naval Architecture Division manager for the Bremerton, Wash., office and Robert J. Butera as chief engineer for the Boston, Mass. office. Mr. Duff, as Naval Architecture Division manager,

Todd Seattle A w a r d ed $500,000 Phase I Contract For LCAC Program

It was announced by John T. Gilbride Jr., vice president and general manager, that Todd Seattle has been awarded a Phase I DATA REVIEW AND PRODUCTION PLANNING contract for the air cushion landing craft (LCAC) follow-on construction program. The

 
 
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