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Lockheed Designs Oil Skimmer For Installation In Craft Used In Offshore Cleanup

Lockheed has announced it has completed the design of a boat-mounted recovery device for offshore application. Capable of recovering spilled oil in 1.5- meter (5-foot) seas and one-knot currents, the skimmer is designed to be fitted into a catamaran


Robert E. Apple N a m e d President Stanwick Company

The Stanwick Corporation has announced the appointment of Robert E. Apple as president of the Stanwick Company, a division located in Norfolk, Va. Mr. Apple, who is chairman of the Los Angeles Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers,

Northern New England Section Of ASNE Elects Officers For 1976

The American Society of Naval Engineers' (ASNE) Northern New England Section elected a new slate of officers for 1976 at a recent dinner meeting held at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Officer's Club. Gary Adams was elected chairman, Harold Neville,

11,000-Ton Drilling Rig Towed 15,000 Miles

A 280 by 150-foot offshore drilling rig arrived in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Coatzalcoalcos, Mexico, June 27, completing a 15,000-mile trip from Nihama, Japan, in some 77 days, according to G.A. Watkins, acting managing director of Global Transport Organisation,

Advanced Marine Vehicles Conference Issues Call For Papers

Papers are solicited for the Fourth Annual Conference on Advanced Marine Vehicles. This three-day unclassified meeting is sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

Navy Awards Boeing $178 Million To Build Missile Firing Boats

Boeing Marine Systems (BMS), Renton, Wash., has announced the signing of a $178-million U.S. Navy contract for production of five Patrol Hydrofoil Missileships (PHMs). Work will begin immediately on the scheduled five-year program. Boeing Marine Systems,

Irish Firm To Offer New Boeing Jetfoil Service

Jetlink Ferries Limited of Dublin, Ireland, has announced it will begin Boeing Jetfoil service across the English Channel from Brighton, England, to Dieppe, France, in May 1979, under the name SEAJET. This is the second Jetfoil service for Europe to be announced this year,

Nathan Friedland loins Santa Fe Engineering

Nathan Friedland, well-known naval architect and an instructor in the design of offshore drilling units, has joined Santa Fe Engineering Services as manager of marine design. Mr. Friedland will be in charge of the design and development of offshore

Friede & Goldman Inc. Design Zapata Rigs Building At Avondale

The three new SS-2000 Class semisubmersible offshore drilling rigs being built for Zapata Offshore Company by Avondale Shipyards, Inc., were designed by Friede & Goldman, Inc., naval architects and marine engineers, New Orleans, La. Design of

$3-Million Surface Effect Ship Award To Philadelphia Gear

Philadelphia Gear of King of Prussia, Pa. 19406, has been chosen to design, manufacture and test the propulsor reduction gearbox for the 3,000-ton Surface Effect Ship (3KSES). The planned cost for this effort through design, development, test

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