David H. Watts, formerly executive vice president of the company's Americas Region, has been elected to the position of president and chief operating officer of Solus Ocean Systems, Inc., Houston. He joined the company in 1965, participating as
On June 3, 2002 the 5,970 dwt, 341 x 67 x 16 ft. (104 x 20.5 x 4.9-m) Clipper Cheyenne, sunk alongside the dock at Foynes, Ireland in the waters of the River Shannon, while ballasting to load a floating dredger. The vessel sank in a position alongside and
Trite as it may be, time is money, especially in the high-end cruise market that depends on millions of tourists spending ample sums of cash onboard today's floating cities. A cruise ship out of action can quickly translate to millions in lost revenue,
The president of The American Society' of Naval Engineers (ASNE), Rear Adm. D.H. Jackson, USN, announced that the Society has scheduled its annual national meeting, ASNE Day, for Thursday and Friday, May 2-3, 1974, at the Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.
Britain's giant shipping group P and 0 has unveiled designs for a versatile new type of naval vessel which can be built or refitted in any commercial shipyard capable of handling a deepsea trawler. The designs are intended to help governments with
Charles S. Devoy, president of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), recently announced the appointment of John F. Finnegan Jr., manager of marine operations for the Niagra Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), to membership on Committee IVConstruction and Maintenance,
Furness Withy, the British group of companies based and managed in the United Kingdom, is offering a free color folder that describes the group's structure and services and gives a glimpse into its wide-ranging interests. Since 1980, these companies
The U.S. Navy was confident that it would successfully raise the Japanese fishing vessel sunk off Hawaii in February by one of its nuclear submarines, and was hopeful of recovering some of the bodies of the nine people killed in the accident. Final preparations were being made at press time.
VideoRay announced that the Cygnus Instruments Mini ROV Thickness Gauge has been specially designed for mounting on the 8-lb. VideoRay Pro ROV. Proven inside the USS Arizona battleship, the gauge is less expensive than the cost of diving excursions