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OCEANS 81

Oceans '81, the annual conference and exhibition sponsored by the IEEE Council of Oceanic Engineering and the Marine Technology Society, will be held September 16-18 at the Sheraton Hotel, Boston, Mass. A record 300 technical presentations will be made by eminent persons from academe,

 

Oerlikon Opens $7-Million U.S. Manufacturing And Laboratory Plant For Welding Consumables

Dignitaries from the international and national welding and business communities recently gathered in Houston, Texas, for the commissioning ceremony of Oerlikon Welding Industries's new $7-million welding consumables manufacturing facility. Oerlikon Welding Industries (OWI),

San Diego Sections Of SNAME And ASNE Hear Description Of SUBDEVGR1 Functions

The recent combined meeting of the San Diego Sections of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and The American Society of Naval Engineers was hosted by the SNAME Section. The meeting was opened by Phil Weintraub, SNAME Section chairman,

Wind Power Comes of Age

Europe's fledgling offshore wind power industry has produced an order for an entirely new breed of vessel designed to transport and position wind turbines. U.K.- based engineering firm Mayflower Energy has contracted one such vessel from Shanhaiguan

RHG-Houston Enters U.S. Survey Market

In its efforts to provide complete, competitive electronic systems and services to the multifaceted marine industry, the Radio Holland Group (RHG)-Houston is now providing leasing, sales and service of survey equipment and sales. RHG was recently appointed exclusive U.

U.S.-Built NSF Research Icebreaker Begins Operation

The nation's first commercial icebreaking research ship, the Nathaniel B. Palmer, recently began operation for the National Science Foundation (NSF) U.S. Antarctic Program. To be operated under the direction of Antarctic Support Associates (ASA),

First Commercial Icebreaking Research Ship Delivered By North American

The culmination of two years of construction, the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer emerged from the Larose, La., shipyard of North American Shipbuilding as the nation's first commercial icebreaking research ship. Able to break ice three feet thick at a speed of three knots,

Adm. Healey, USN (Ret.) Joins EDO Corporation

A veteran of many strategic Navy assignments at sea and at home since his graduation from the U.S. Navy Academy in 1940, Rear Adm. Vincent P. Healey (ret.) has joined EDO Corporation as general manager of the company's Washington office. EDO, with headquarters in College Point, N.

ITT Decca Marine Names Three Managers

Richard V. Warden, president of ITT Decca Marine, Inc., 40 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019, has announced the appointment of Peter Bauer as product line manager of echosounders, autopilots and gyrocompasses, of the newly formed Products Management Group; John G.

SNAME Pacific Northwest Section Discusses Deepsea Mining

At a recent meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, a film was shown by George M. Bonnett of Deepsea Ventures Inc. on "Mining the Oceans." Deepsea Ventures Inc. of Gloucester Point, Va., has

 
 
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