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.
Bruce E. Ball has been appointed product manager, mechanical goods, for the Ameroid® Marine Division of Drew Chemical Corporation, Boonton, N.J. Before joining Drew in 1967, Mr. Ball was chief engineer and port engineer with an international liner company in London.
Sperry Vickers has announced the appointment of Arthur R. Whited to planning manager for its International Group. Mr. Whited will remain at the company's Troy, Mich., World Headquarters. In his new position, Mr. Whited will be responsible for managing long-range business plans,
ORBA Corporation has announced that Edward R. Robertson has been promoted to the position of director of engineering and construction. In his new position, Mr. Robertson will be responsible for ORBA's engineering and construction activities. Mr.
The fourth in a series of international symposia on ship propellers that have been attracting wide attention in the marine engineering community for the past decade will be presented on May 15-16 at the Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach, Va. Titled Propellers '84,
Reed M. Bailey has joined Selkirk Metalbestos Commercial/Industrial Operations as staff engineer for the Model PS product line. He is working out of the company's Logan, Ohio, headquarters, according to a recent announcement by Daniel P. Jordan, vice president of marketing.
Standard Oil Company of California (Socal) has announced that Douglas C. Wolcott has been appointed president of Chevron Shipping Company, the corporation's marine transportation subsidiary. Mr. Wolcott, currently a vice president and general
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.
Carlton E. Tripp, chairman of Marine Consultants & Designers, Inc., has announced the election of Richard H. Suehrstedt as president, and George H. Plude as vice president of the firm. Mr. Suehrstedt has been employed by the company since 1951.
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