Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) of Tokyo, Japan, has received a silver medal, the Stanly Gray Award and the BMEC Donald Maxwell Award in Marine Technology from the United Kingdom's Institute of Marine Engineers (I Mar E) for a paper entitled
President of Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., Paul E. Atkinson, after 35 years of employment, has announced his intention to retire from the company at year end. To make the transfer of authority as smooth as possible, Mr. Atkinson submitted his immediate resignation.
The Heat Transfer Division of American Standard Inc. has appointed Bob McDonough as its new manager, product planning. Mr. McDonough comes to HTD with more than five years' experience in marketing capital equipment and eight years' experience as a chemical engineer.
A.L. Burbank & Company, Ltd., New York, N.Y., well-known steamship owners, agents, brokers and consultants to the maritime industry, has announced the election of Peter Burbank to the office of chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the company.
Stanley Symon has been named director of tankers at Stolt- Nielsen Inc, Greenwich, Conn., to succeed Per Heidenreich, according to an announcement by Jacob Stolt-Nielsen Jr., chairman of Stolt Tankers and Terminals. Mr. Heidenreich is leaving the company to pursue other business interests.
As a result of technological developments and an increasing demand for diversified services in the maritime sector, Det norske Veritas has established a new separate body to coordinate all such activities outside the traditional field of classification and governmental commissions.
Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratories, Office of Hazardous Materials Research, 2030 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, has announced that J. Leslie Goodier, P.E., recently joined the organization where his activities will be directed toward marine technology,
Wall Rope Works, a division of Wall Industries, Inc., Beverly, N.J., announces the recent promotion of J.R. Breedlove to vice president of manufacturing, and G.A. Berger to plant manager. Mr. Breedlove has 15 years of experience in engineering,
Valmet Corporation of Finland recently formed a new subsidiary, Intec Engineering, Inc. in Houston, with American and Dutch partners. The principal business of the new company is engineering, consulting, and selling its services to the offshore industry.