A large turnout of members and guests attended the recent second meeting of the 1983-84 season of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Guest speaker was David B. Sucharski of ARCO Oil and Gas Company in Dallas.
Bluefin Robotics Corp. called on Clampco — a manufacturer of stainless steel T-bolt band clamps and V-band couplings — when it needed help "testing the waters." Bluefin specializes in manufacturing underwater robotic equipment for offshore survey, military, and scientific research customers.
Karl E. Gierman has been named manager of industrial and marine sales for Diesel Operations, Detroit Diesel Allison. Mr. Gierman's appointment was announced by Chester B. Clum, DDA general sales manager. A 1952 industrial engineering graduate of General Motors Institute, Mr.
The members and guests of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers were welcomed aboard the S/S Princess Louise for their recent meeting. Bob Apple, chairman of the Section, opened the meeting and introduced the head table.
The Burrard Yarrows Corporation, Vancouver, Canada, was recently awarded a major contract— worth nearly five million U.S. dollars—to lengthen the geophysical exploration vessel Hollis Hedberg by 60 feet. The purpose of the lengthening to 262
Halliburton Company and its subsidiary Brown & Root, Inc., P.O. Box 3, Houston, Texas 77001, has announced that Thomas J. Feehan, formerly Group vice president, has been named president and chief executive officer of Brown & Root. Mr. Feehan also was
A new four-page brochure on the efficient combustion of marine fuels is being offered by Todd Marine Systems, a company that brings to the marine world the amalgamation of combustion technologies from the United States and Europe through the recent merging of Todd Combustion, Inc.
Seven major personnel changes were announced recently in the marine branch of Phillips Petroleum Co., Bartlesville, Okla. The new assignments are: Michel E. Dabbar, marine manager; Richard C. McFarland, director of fleet operations; C. Jeff Goodell,
The Eighth Congress of the Pan-American Institute of Naval Engineering (IPEN) will be held in Washington, D.C., at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Crystal City, Arlington, Va., September 11-17, 1983. In announcing plans for the meeting, Rear Adm. James W.
Robert L. Witt, engineering manager of the Fluid Control Division of FMC Corporation, 10516 Old Katy Road, Houston, Texas 77024, announced that William A. Gill has been named offshore engineering manager. In this newly created position, Mr. Gill's