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No. California SNAME Discusses Ships And Terminals For Nodules Mined From Deep Pacific Ocean

Benjamin Van Cleve Andrews, naval architect, presented a paper entitled "Transport Ships and Marine Terminals for Manganese Nodules Mined from the Deep Pacific Ocean," at a recent dinner meeting of the Northern California Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers,

 

Unique Sidewheeler Replica Craft Completed By Offshore Shipbuilding

Offshore Shipbuilding of Palatka, Fla., has delivered the paddlewheel passenger vessel Andrew Fletcher, a replica of the steam-driven sidewheelers that flourished at the turn of the century. The new vessel, however, is powered by two Detroit Diesel engines

Marine Section, NSC, Presents A w a r d s - Elects Officers At National Convention

At the recent annual convention of the Marine Section, National Safety Council (NSC), held in Chicago, 111., members of the maritime industry were honored with awards for their part in promoting safety. Officers for 1977 also were elected during the conference.

Dravo Corporation Launches Most Powerful Towboat For Use On World's Inland Waterways

Dravo Corporation recently launched the most powerful towboat ever .built for use on the world's inland waterways. Splashing into the Ohio River on January 31 at the company's Neville Island shipyard near Pittsburgh, Pa., the 10,100-horsepower vessel will

AWO Elects Stegbauer Chairman Of Board

Frank T. Stegbauer, executive vice president of Southern Towing Company, Memphis, Tenn., and Caruthersville, Mo., was elected chairman of the board of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. at the Association's recent annual meeting held in Washington, D.

Matson Will Convert Trailership To Combination Containership-RO/RO

Matson Navigation Company of San Francisco has announced plans to convert its 700-foot trailership Matsonia to a combination lift-on/ lift-off containership and roll-on/ roll-off cargo carrier, and enlarge the vessel to provide nearly three times her present capacity.

United States Navigation Names William Kelly VP

William B. Kelly has been named vice president for sales and marketing of United States Navigation, Inc., it was announced by president Donald F. Wierda. Mr. Kelly was previously managing director-Atlantic for American President Lines in New York,

 
 
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