Naval Architecture

SNAME Northern California Section Hears Paper On "Dejumboizing

A recent meeting of the Northern California Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held at the Engineers Club in San Francisco. The Section's Annual T. Douglas MacMullen Award was presented during the business portion of the meeting to Irene Halpern,


Northern California SNAME Hears Paper On Energy Conservation

The Northern California Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers held the first meeting of its 1980- 81 season recently at the Engineers Club in San Francisco. During the business program a certificate was presented to Jonathan J.

SNAME Los Angeles Section Hears Paper On Noise Control

Some 45 members and guests of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers gathered aboard the Princess Louise for a recent meeting. The evening's paper, titled "Shipboard Noise," was presented by Dr.

American-Flag Ship Operators Call For Policy That Works

Calling for a "national shipping policy that really works," the Council of American-Flag Ship Operators (CASO) has issued a strong statement supporting most of the provisions of H.R.11422, House Merchant Marine Committee Chairman John M. Murphy's bill

SNAME Requests Technical Papers For 1982 Annual

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has issued a call for technical papers to be delivered at the 1982 meeting to lie held November 18-20—its 90th meeting. The papers are selected for appeal to the broadest, most technically sophisticated audience possible.

Super Barge Touted For Strengths, Depths

Employed in the oil and gas industry for 60 years, simple and sturdy swamp and posted drilling barges have been a preferred method to drill in shallow water. This basic design has made it possible for the barge to drill in water depths from six through 24 ft.

New National Supply Anchoring Windlass

A new heavyweight anchoring windlass offering major advances in braking capability and load control has been developed by National Supply Company for semisubmersible d r i l l i n g r i g s and drillships. The company says the D-520-E has been

SNAME And SSC Plan Ship Vibration Symposium For Washington, D.C. October 1978

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has joined with the interagency Ship Structure Committee (SSC) in the sponsorship of an international Ship Vibration Symposium to be held at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va.

Financier Calls for a New Approach on Standards

Calls for a new Maritime Standards Board came from ship financier Paul Slater, speaking at the Maritime London event. Addressing the IMarEST and RINA debate on the single / double hull issue. Slater said that there is no standard established for the design,

New York SNAME Meeting Hears Paper On Shipboard Computers

A recent meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers heard a paper titled "Selection Considerations for Shipboard Computer Hardware." The authors were Albert C. Song, vicepresident- micro/mini systems, and Donald F.

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