The first meeting of the 1981- 82 year for the Long Beach- Greater Los Angeles Section of ASNE was held recently at the Los Alamitos Armed Forces Reserve Center Officers Club. Following dinner, Capt. J.A. Gildea, USN, chairman, welcomed the 57 members and guests.
American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) completed the manufacture and testing of the rotor assembly for what they dub the world's first high temperature superconductor (HTS) ship propulsion motor. AMSC, which is manufacturing the prototype motor under a contract from the U.
As the sole shipbuilding organization outside eastern Asia with a current involvement in the construction of large LNG carriers, IZAR is determined to maintain a long-term position in a promising, higher value-added field of the newbuild market.
Since its sinking on February 17, 1864, researchers and historians have pondered the above question for more than a century. What we do know, however is that a piece of Civil War history had been lying on the floor of Charleston Harbor off the coast of South Carolina.
The Standard Oil Co. (Ohio) reported that the company will have spent $140 million by the end of this month as its share of engineering, research, design and equipment costs on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. "Sohio's share of the Alaskan pipeline
The U.S. Coast Guard recently announced that it will begin joint shipboard fire protection research, development and testing with the U.S. Navy at the Coast Guard Fire and Safety Test Detachment at Mobile, Ala., early this year. The two services
Controversy between the U.S. and Canada regarding the rights to the Northwest Passage became a frontburner item recently, based on the deployment by the U.S. of an icebreaker on a rare trip through Canada's disputed Arctic waters. The U.S. Coast
Jean Fitzgerald, president of Tracor Marine, Inc., Port Everglades, Fla., has been elected president of the Southeast Shipyard Association. Tracor Marine, Inc. is a marine technical services organization which maintains an industrial shipyard and fleet of oceanographic research vessels.
Fire in the engineroom is one of the largest causes of ship casualties around the world, a fact highlighted in a recent Salvage Association annual review. Finland's Marioff Oy — a well-regarded supplier of fire suppression systems — now offers
John J. McMullen Associates, Inc., naval architects, marine engineers, and consultants of New York, has announced that Richard W. Thorpe Jr. has joined the company as vice president-corporate planning and development. He will report directly to George A.