We are living in a time of vigorous world growth and the liberalization and globalization of world trade, and no industry will be more central to this process than shipping. As in the past, our industry will be driven by the requirements of the market and by advancing technology,
The Surface Effect Ship M/V Margaret Jill, built by Bell Halter Inc., was recently christened by her namesake, Mrs. Margaret Jill Hart, wife of an Offshore GAC Services, Ltd. executive. The ceremony was conducted aboard the vessel, which was docked
Dr. Robert E. Nystrom has been named chief of the developmental and logistics engineering division at Art Anderson Associates, Inc., consulting engineers. His duties include the administration of the preliminary design and scientific department,
A joint venture agreement to develop a new class of Surface Effect Ships for the marine industry has been announced by Bell Aerospace Textron and Halter Marine Services, Inc. The venture, known as Bell- Halter and based at New Orleans (Post Office Box 29211, New Orleans, La.
Nathan Friedland, well-known naval architect and an instructor in the design of offshore drilling units, has joined Santa Fe Engineering Services as manager of marine design. Mr. Friedland will be in charge of the design and development of offshore
Paul I. Beining, president of CDI Marine Company, recently announced that Dr. James R. Wilkins Jr. has joined the staff of CDI Marine Company, in the newly established position of chief engineer. Dr. Wilkins is responsible for technical efforts of CDI Marine offices,
Northwest Marine Services, Tukwila, Wash., recently announced the availability of Hamilton Marine Jet Propulsion units having horsepower requirements ranging from 50 hp up to 1,600 hp. A marine sales, engineering and service corporation, Northwest
Portland, Oregon—May 21-23 The 11th Spring Meeting/STAR (Ship Technology and Research) Symposium of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will be held at the Red Lion Inn/ Lloyd Center in Portland, Ore., May 21-23. The theme of this year's symposium is "Looking to the 90s.
Jetlink Ferries Limited of Dublin, Ireland, has announced it will begin Boeing Jetfoil service across the English Channel from Brighton, England, to Dieppe, France, in May 1979, under the name SEAJET. This is the second Jetfoil service for Europe to be announced this year,
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,