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Newport News Announces Five Executive Appointments

Edward J. Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., recently announced five executive appointments which became effective on January 1. The appointments were: William P. Fricks, formerly vice president,

 

Blackinton Named General Manager Of Bethlehem-Beaumont Yard

The appointment of Richard E. Blackinton as general manager of Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Beaumont (Texas) Yard has been announced by David H. Klinges, vice president of Bethlehem's marine construction group. Mr. Blackinton, who had been general manager of operations and facilities,

. J . Henry Elected To Norshipco Board

James J. Henry, chairman of the board of the J.J. Henry Co., Inc., New York, N.Y., has been elected to the Norshipco board of directors. The announcement was made recently by John L. Roper 2nd, Norshipco board chairman. A graduate of the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, Mr.

Francis W. Bauer Joins ORBA Corporation

Francis W. Bauer has joined ORBA Corporation as director, project management. In his new position, Mr. Bauer is responsible for the implementation of ORBA's major p r o j e c t s , including engineering, procurement, contracting, construction, start-up and testing.

Tuna war and subsidy accusations add to fishing industry woes

Controversy continues to plague the European fishing industry. Within days a so-called "tuna war" hit the headlines with ax-wielding Spanish fishermen boarding British drift netters and news broke of a spate of newbuild orders going to foreign

Henry Olson Joins Morris Guralnick Staff

Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., naval architects and engineers, 550 Kearney Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94108, have announced that Henry A. Olson has joined the staff in the position of project manager. MGA is one of the largest private offices of naval architects in the West.

Foster Wheeler Names Somerville Director-Equipment Business Development

Henry J. Somerville has been appointed Director of Equipment Business Development for the newly-formed Corporate Business Development Group of Foster Wheeler Corporation. The group will direct Foster Wheeler's continued expansion into new fields of endeavor.

McDermott Restructures O p e r a t i n g Unit Into Five A r e a s Of Responsibility

R.K. Richie, president and chief operating officer of the McDermott Operating Unit of J. Ray McDermott & Co., Inc., recently announced a management realignment. In announcing the restructuring of the unit into five major areas of responsibility, Mr.

Call For Papers Issued By SNAME New England For Computer Symposium

The New England Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has issued a call for papers for "Marine Computers '86—A Symposium on Computer Applications in the Marine Industry," to be held April 16-17, 1986, in Boston, Mass.

Propeller Symposium Slated For May 1978 At Virginia Beach, Va.

A technical s y m p o s i um on ships' propellers will be held on May 24 and 25, 1978, at the Cavalier Hotel, Virginia Beach, Va. Entitled "Propellers '78," the symposium is to be jointly sponsored by Technical and Research Panel M-16 (Modernization

 
 
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