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.
Richard E. Bowe, chairman of the board and president of Ellicott Machine Corporation, and Charles D. Little, president of Ellicott Machine Corporation International, have announced the following three promotions and one hiring at Ellicott's Dredge Division.
The introduction and demonstration of the revolutionary new Floating Doughnut Crane (shown above) was held recently as part of a dav-long floating crane symposium hosted by Shugart Manufacturing, Inc., with the cooperation of American Hoist and Derrick Company,
The recent meeting of The Society of Marine Port Engineers New York, N.Y., Inc. heard a paper titled "Steam Propulsion Plant Optimization for Slower Steaming" presented by Chester W. Scott Jr., senior thermal systems engineer at General Electric's Marine Turbine & Gear Department in Lynn,
Seatrain Shipbuilding Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y., a wholly owned subsidiary of Seatrain Lines, Inc., has announced the appointment of Edward P. Hellenbrecht as chief marine engineer. In making the announcement, John Serrie, president of the company, said: "Mr.
A.G. Giudice, executive vice president, Drew Chemical Corporation, New York, N.Y., a subsidiary of United States Filter Corporation, has announced the appointment of John A.D. Rogers as managing director of Drew's new subsidiary, Arnock Chemical & Engineering Services, Pty.
The majority of steam-driven ships now in service were built in an era of low fuel oil prices, with their steam plants designed at or near maximum performance ratings. In those bygone days, operating a ship at lower horsepower was not a practical consideration.
Manfred G. Krutein has announced the opening of an otfice as a consultant to private industry and the government in ocean mining and naval architecture. Mr. Krutein previously was with Global Marine Development Inc. as manager—ocean mining technology.
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.
During the past 15 to 20 years, the s h i p b u i l d i n g industry has placed increasing demands upon the manufacturers of main steam propulsion machinery to produce equipment of increasing reliability and efficiency. During this time period,