With John McNeece recently departing the company to "pursue other interests," the McNeece reputation is now led by Mark Hilferty. Destination Brisbane is touted as a breakthrough, advanced concept for a radical cruise vessel embodying the vibrant spirit of Australia.
SCS Communications Services, based in New Orleans, has been organized to provide the Gulf Coast maritime industry with public relations, communications, marketing and advertising services. Albert W. Spindler, a veteran of more than a quarter century in the aerospace,
To strengthen its service capabilities to shipowners the world over, Hitachi Zosen has recently established a Ship Conversion Planning Department as part of the Administration Division of the Shipbuilding Headquarters. The new department began operations on April 1, 1977.
The 273,117-dwt VLCC World Champion owned by World-Wide Shipping of Hong Kong recently became the 500th ship to be coated by Jotun's Seaconomy, a low-cost, selfpolishing antifouling said to give a drydocking interval of 30 months. The range of
Stauff Corporation of Waldwick, N.J., has developed the Stauff-Test Pressure Check system for immediate measurement of system pressures pressures up to 8,500 psi. Stauff-Test features include a built-in, spring-loaded check valve that is self-sealing and prevents the loss of fluids,
—Literature Available Bailey Controls Company of Wickliffe, Ohio, has completed the construction of their new process control demonstration facilities. Located at the company's headquarters, the facility offers guests a chance to observe the operation of process plants,
Anixter Bros., Inc., Skokie, 111., has published a new telecommunications catalog: "A Buyers Guide of Products for Business Communications." The buyers guide features a full line of business communications products for every facet of industry and
When arranging coverage for a ship in the London market, insurance brokers will soon be able to conduct negotiations with underwriters over a computer. Already, dummy trials are being held, with live electronic placing scheduled to start in April.
Santa Fe International Corp., Orange, Calif., has announced plans to expand its ocean diving services with the establishment of a base in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and the outfitting of four pipeline and construction vessels with deepwater saturation diving systems.
In celebration of the 15th anniversary of its founding, Southwest Marine Inc. (SWM) is announcing its dedication and commitment to the principles of Total Quality Management (TQM). SWM has grown from modest beginnings in 1977 to become the largest