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Henschel Promotes John Carter To VP-Advanced Programs

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.

 

Crude Oil Tanker Exxon Baytown Christened At Avondale Shipyards

The 57,000-dwt Exxon Baytown was christened in recent ceremonies at Avondale Shipyards, Inc. near New Orleans. The crude oil carrier was built for Exxon Shipping Company of Houston, and will transport cargoes between U.S. West and East Coast ports and will also trade in the Caribbean area.

The Holland Project: Leveraging History to Build Tomorrow's Ships

In 1932, after rusting in a public park for more than two decades, the USS Holland was cut up for scrap, a sad and ignoble end for the vessel hailed as the first modern submarine. Beyond sentiment, however, the Holland's unseemly demise was a historical tragedy.

Hyde Names Two New Vice Presidents

Hyde Products, Inc., designers and manufacturers of ship's deck machinery, steering systems, oil spill recovery equipment and other marine and industrial equipment, recently announced the appointment of two new vice presidents at its Cleveland headquarters.

Hitachi Delivers Jackup Rig Built For O N G C Of India

The cantilever type jackup drilling rig Sugar Ratna, ordered by the Oil & Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) of India, was completed recently at the Osaka Works (Sakai) of Hitachi Zosen Corporation. Immediately following delivery, the rig left under tow for India,

SNAME Completes Boiler Safety Report

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

General Cargo Ships Becoming Obsolete

A new report from international shipping consultants, Westinform, suggests that changing liner trades are making many general cargo vessels obsolete. This is not just because of the usual problems associated with age, such as loss of performance and increasing maintenance and repair,

Two-Ferry Modification Contract Worth $38 Million Awarded Burrard Yarrows

Burrard Yarrows Corporation, Victoria, B.C., Canada, was recently awarded a $38-million contract for the conversion and modifications to two more B.C. ferries. The work is similar to but more extensive than that done earlier on the Queen of Vancouver and

 
 
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