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Tracor Marine Salvages 500-Ton Restaurant Vessel

Tracor Marine, Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., recently succeeded in raising the 500- ton, 165-foot restaurant ship Livingstone Landing (shown above) from the bottom of New River in Fort Lauderdale under a timelimited, no cure/no pay contract with the Lexington Insurance Company.

 

Second Student Unit Inducted By SNAME Southeast Section

The Southeast Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers inducted the newly formed Student Section from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Fla., into SNAME at a recent section meeting. This is the second official

Nimmo Named President Baker Marine Engineers

Larry Baker Sr., president of Baker Marine Corporation, Houston, Texas, has announced that Texas USA Engineers, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Baker Marine Corporation, has been renamed Baker Marine Engineers, Inc. Baker Marine Engineers, Inc.

Safer Sea Passages

A new system, developed to reduce risk for cargo and hull damage, has proven to secure safer and more efficient sea passages for ships and cargo. Seaware Onboard is designed as a user friendly sea keeping guidance system with the intention to give ample

$46.8-Million Research Facility To Be Built In St. John's, Newfoundland

Newfoundland's Premier Brian Peckford has announced that the National Research Council of Canada has given final approval for the construction in St. John's of a $46.8-million marine research institute that will accelerate the Province's promising offshore oil potential.

Marine Consultants To Conduct Study For MarAd On Bulk Carriers

The U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, recently awarded a contract to Marine Consultants & Designers, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, for a conceptual applications study concerning loading, discharge and cargo topping off of bulk carriers.

Ship Structure Committee Publishes Two New Reports

The Ship Structure Committee has recently published two new reports dealing with structural details and tolerances common to the commercial and naval shipbuilding industry. These reports should be valuable guides to both structural designers and shipyard personnel.

DeLong Corporation Appoints Ogden Chief Engineer

The appointment of Edward G. Ogden as chief engineer has been announced by Bernard Delannoy, executive vice president of De- Long Corporation, 29 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10006. DeLong is engaged in the design and construction of piers, docks,

Marine Efficiency Opens New Seattle Office To Serve Fishing Industry

Marine Efficiency Engineering recently announced the opening of its new office at 2208 N.W. Market Street, Suite 210 Ballard Building, Seattle, Wash. The firm provides independent marine engineering consulting, design, and problem-solving for the fishing industry,

SNAME: Investing in the Future

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has made a concerted effort to attract and cultivate a new generation to sustain not only itself but the industry. Excerpted here are comments from Philip Kimball, Executive Director,

 
 
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