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James Thompsen Heads Marketing Of Woolsey Commercial Products

James A. Thompsen has been appointed n a t i o n a l m a r k e t i ng m a n a g e r , commercial products, for Woolsey Marine, according to Seth R. Schneible, vice president of the 127-year-old marine coatings firm. In his new post Mr. Thompsen will

 

Captain Sandberg Honored At New York Section SNAME Meeting

Capt. Clifford W. Sandberg, USMS (Ret.), was the honored guest at the season's last meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. A member of SNAME since 1945, he was for many years chairman of the Section's Membership Committee,

Battleship New Jersey Is Recommissioned

The battleship New Jersey (BB-62) was recommissioned recently at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, Long Beach, Calif. President Ronald Reagan was the commissioning speaker. The New Jersey's recommissioning marks the fourth time the ship has become part of the active fleet.

L-3 Communications Delivers Premiere Production HVR

L-3 Communications' Aviation Recorder Division has delivered its first production Hardened Voyage Recorder (HVR) to Consilium Navigation — a manufacturer of high technology equipment for the maritime industry. In joining forces with Consilium,

Omnipure Sanitation Devices Certified By Denmark — Literature Available

The certification of Omnipure marine sanitation devices by the Direktoratet For Statens Skibstilsyn for operation in Danish waters was announced recently by Len Langeland, president of Omnipure, a division of Sigma- Chapman, Inc. headquartered in Houston, Texas.

U.S. Ocean Dumping Act

As this article is being written, the chief executive officer of an American ocean carrier is on trial for alleged participation in the discharge of contaminated wheat into waters of the South China Sea. The charges were brought under the somewhat obscure U.

New Government Statistics Show Larger, Diverse Fleet

New statistics released by MarAd reveal a much larger and more diverse U.S.-flag fleet than ever before reported. The data, unveiled by MarAd Administrator Clyde Hart, shows the American fleet actually totals more than 37,000 vessels, and paints a picture of a robust and diverse fleet,

Improved Controllability Topic At Chesapeake Section Meeting

Members of the Chesapeake Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met recently to hear the presentation of a paper titled "Evaluation of Concepts for Improved Controllability of Tank Vessels," by Eugene Miller, Vladimir Ankudinov, and Thomas Ternes.

The Great Maritime Disruption... that Never Happened

Y2K Remember the dire warnings four years ago as the world raced towards the stroke of midnight ushering in 2000? Editorials screamed that computer systems everywhere would fail making bank accounts inaccessible, traffic lights inoperable and

Brown Marine Requests Title XI For Two Barges To Cost $3.6 Million Total

Brown Marine Service, Inc., Pensacola, Fla., has applied to the Maritime Administration for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of one single-skin tank barge and one double-skin tank barge. The single- skin barge will have a 20,

 
 
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