William B. Hubbard, senior vice president-operations for American President Lines, Ltd., Oakland, Calif., has announced the appointment of F. Douglas Finlayson to the new position of assistant vice president-marine operations. A 26-year veteran of vessel operations and design management,
The Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers' last technical meeting of the 1980-81 program was held recently at the Engineers Club in Philadelphia. Following the cocktail and dinner hours, the meeting was formally opened by chairman J.
George U. Curry, president of Henschel Corporation, a unit of General Signal, Newburyport, Mass., has announced the promotion of John R. Carter to vice president—advanced programs. Mr. Carter has held a succession of engineering positions at Henschel since 1960.
Paul I. Beining, president of CDI Marine Company, has announced the opening of a new CDI Marine Company office in Washington, D.C. The design office, located in Crystal City at 1735 Jefferson Davis Highway, will provide quick response for engineering and design services to the U.
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.
In response to an increasing number of serious marine steam boiler casualties, a panel of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers' Ships' Machinery Committee has completed a guide for anyone involved in operating this equipment, which
John M. Murphy recently joined Pepper Industries, Inc., of San Diego, Calif., as vice president of marketing. A veteran of 30 years at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, also of San Diego, Mr. Murphy will utilize his marketing experience
Lester Rosenblatt, president of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, recently announced the following committee chairmen for 1980: Vice president—Advisory Public Service Committee—Donald P. Courtsal, vice president and general manager,
At the regular monthly meeting of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the attention of the members was directed toward student activities. This has been a special concern of the Section,
John J. O'Malley, the founder and publisher of MARITIME REPORTER and Engineering News magazine, died recently at his home in Bellerose, Long Island, N.Y., after a short illness. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he attended St. John's University and was