The fourth meeting of the 1983- 84 season of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Los Angeles Metropolitan Section was held aboard the SS Princess Louise I. Some 100 members and guests attended this joint meeting with the American
As a result of technological developments and an increasing demand for diversified services in the maritime sector, Det norske Veritas has established a new separate body to coordinate all such activities outside the traditional field of classification and governmental commissions.
The past two to three years have seen a continuing growth of interest in ro/ro vessels, with a relatively small but nevertheless steady stream of orders for this type of ship—both large and small — being placed with shipyards in Europe and Japan.
Deploying Joint Forces into a challenging and uncertain future poses many unanswered logistic questions for Joint Health Service Support, (JHSS), functions. These challenges are described in terms of the revolution in military affairs (RMA). The first revolution,
Valmet Corporation of Finland recently formed a new subsidiary, Intec Engineering, Inc. in Houston, with American and Dutch partners. The principal business of the new company is engineering, consulting, and selling its services to the offshore industry.
The Puget Sound Section of the Marine Technology Society elected officers at its first general meeting, held recently at the Seattle Aquarium. Nearly 200 persons attended the meeting and were given a behind-thescenes tour of the aquarium. Officers elected were: chairman — Ken W.
The offshore oil industry market, by its very nature, is a challenging work environment that poses many safety hazards, particularly for individuals and companies which lack adequate safety training. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News sought