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ZF Fortifies Product Line, Business Plan

Consolidation of manufacturing and service entities is perhaps the world's worst kept secret. Marine propulsion manufacturers, in particular, have been rapidly consolidating companies, lines and capabilities in order to broaden their organizations to be truly global,

 

Ministry With A Mission

Rev. Dr. Jean Smith on January 1. 2003 assumed the position of Executive Director of Seamen's Church Institute of New York & New Jersey (SCI), the notfor- profit organization, which provides spiritual personal and professional aid to the well-being of merchant mariners.

Clay Chiles Awards Marathon LeTourneau 150-44-C Rig Contract

Chiles Offshore Limited, Houston, Texas, has just signed a contract to purchase Marathon LeTourneau's first 150-44-C shallow- draft self-contained, self-elevating cantilevered drilling platform. The announcement was made jointly by Clay Chiles,

Doherty takes the Helm at Maritrans

For the past 75 years, Maritrans has maintained a high level of customer satisfaction due to its constant vigilance regarding safety and performance. In order to instill and maintain these efforts, the company has always been quick to pursue

Liu Elected Vice President Of American Bureau To Head R&D Division

Dr. Donald Liu, formerly assistant vice president of the American Bureau of Shipping, has been elected vice president. The announcement was made by ABS chairman and president William N. Johnston following the recent annual meeting of the Board of Managers in New York.

Rockwell International Gets $4-Million Contract For Navy ASW Program

Key units of a new antisubmarine warfare tactical data system for the U.S. Navy's Knox Class frigates will be developed by Rockwell International Corporation under an approximately $4- million subcontract from Computer Sciences Corporation's Defense Systems Division.

ASNE Southern New England Discusses Sub Combat Systems

Earle Messere, the technical director of the Naval Underwater Systems Center, was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Southern New England Section, American Society of Naval Engineers. Mr. Messere likened the Underwater Systems Center to

Hancock Succeeds Loftus As Comptroller And Deputy Commander Of NAVSEA

Capt. James E. Hancock has been assigned as deputy commander/ comptroller of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), succeeding Rear Adm. Stephen F. Loftus. Headquartered in Arlington, Va., NAVSEA is responsible for the design, development, acquisition

$1,2-Million Navy Contract For Communications Buoy Awarded To Hazeltine

Hazeltine Corporation, Commack, N.Y., has announced the receipt of a $1.2-million U.S. Navy contract from Naval Sea Systems Command for the development of a digitally programmable c o m m u n i c a t i o ns buoy and buoy interface unit for use in submarine communications via satellite.

DPS: Expanding Options for Many Operators

Paul English, sales and business development manager for Alstom's Marine and Offshore activities, looks back at the company's role in the development of Dynamic Positioning Systems In recent years, dynamic positioning (DP) systems have become

 
 
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