SNAME Pacific Northwest Section Holds Annual Meeting At Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.

The annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers held at "The Harrison," Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada, the weekend of October 7-9, was attended by more than 130 members and guests.


LNG-5 . . . Dusseldorf

Authors from 13 countries will present more than 40 technical papers to some 2,000 delegates expected to attend the Fifth International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG-5) scheduled August 29- September 1, 1977, in Dusseldorf, West Germany.

Dravo SteelShip Delivers Towboat With Elevating Pilothouse To International Paper

Dravo SteelShip Corporation, Route #4, Pine Bluff, Ark. 71601, recently delivered a SteelShip 80 with elevating pilothouse to International Paper Company, Woodlands Division, Mobile, Ala. The new vessel, named the Forest Queen, will be operating on the Yazoo River,

Equitable Launches First Of Two Ferries For Louisiana Department Of Highways

Equitable Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, La., recently launched the first of two ferries being built for the State of Louisiana, Department of Highways. The ferryboat New Roads is the first of two ferries to be built by Equitable Shipyards, Inc.

Heavy Weather Ship Operation Subject Of Webb Seminar

A Seminar on Ship Operation in Heavy Weather has been scheduled for September 19-20 at Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, Glen Cove, Long Island, N.Y. _ Recently, there has been increasing interest in technical developments toward more efficient

Steam Turbine Operating Guide Now Available

The Maritime Administration has released a report which presents procedures, recommendations, and guidelines for tuning marine steam turbine propulsion systems and related auxiliary components. The study, "A Practical Operating Guide for Tuning Steam

Microwave Indicator Tells Level Of Liquid Cargoes Aboard Ship

Penco Division, Hudson Engineering Company of Hoboken, N.J., has been appointed the U.S. marine sales representatives of Saab Marine Electronics, Goteborg, Sweden. SUM 21, one of their principal products, is the first microwave operated level indicator system for measuring aboard ship,

Owens-Corning Booklet Describes New LNG Containment System

A booklet from Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation describes its recently developed Fiberglas/ plastics (FRP) and polyurethane insulating and containment system for liquefied natural gas carriers. It is the first nonmetallic system to combine

NOAA Awards Contract To French Company

A $321,607 contract has been awarded to the French firm of Thomson-CSF, Inc. by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce, for a 20- month exploratory program to develop a shipboard Current/ Depth Measuring Subsystem.

APL Team To Analyze Systems Controlling Steam Plants On Ships

The Maritime Administration has awarded a cost-shared reimbursable no-fee contract in the amount of $295,800 to American President Lines, Inc., 601 California Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94108, to analyze the characteristics of systems used