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Industry Icon Lester Rosenblatt Leaves an Indelible Mark

On June 15, 2003. Lester Rosenblatt passed away at the age of 83. MR/EN remembers this industry icon, who through his ambition and wealth of industry knowledge founded what would become one of the world's most successful naval architecture and marine engineering firms.

 

U.S. Navy Selects Gold Team For DD(X)

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been contracted by the U.S. Navy to complete system design for the Navy's advanced, 21st century surface combatant, DD(X). The initial design contract, which spans over four years has a total value of approximately $2.

Inventory Locator Names Jim Bross Sales Director

Jim Bross has been promoted to director of sales for Inventory Locator Service, Inc. (ILS), it was recently announced by ILS president Fred Meyer. Mr. Bross will be sales director for the aviation, marine, power and telecommunications data base services.

SNAME 95th Annual Meeting and 7th International Maritime Exposition

November 9-12, New York, N.Y. One of the most important yearly events in the commercial marine industry, the 96th Annual Meeting of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the concurrent 7th International Maritime Exposition,

Silver Knight Award For Carl R. Meurk Of Todd

Carl R. Meurk, executive vice president of Todd Pacific Shipyards, was the recipient of the National Management Association's Silver Knight award in the NMA Todd Seattle Chapter's special presentation recently at the Tyee Yacht Club. The Silver

IFC To Build Stern Section Of Superferry After Leasing VPSI Facilities

Integrated Ferry Constructors Ltd. (IFC) of North Vancouver, the company managing construction of British Columbia's first superferry for the B.C. Ferry Corporation, will build the stern section (Block A) of the ship's hull in Victoria using the workforce

Sulzer Forms Diesel Joint Venture With Italian And German Shipyards

Sulzer Brothers Ltd. has agreed to sell a majority of the shares of its subsidiary Sulzer Diesel Ltd. in equal parts to Fincantieri-Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA of Trieste, Italy, and a German consortium of Bremer Vulkan AG of Bremen, and Deutsche Maschinen- und Schiffbau AG of Rostock.

REPAIR STANDARDS Standardizing Contracts

Contracts relating to the broad range of ship repairs have not, traditionally, lent themselves to any form of standardization. That could all be changing, London law firm Ince & Co., has made recent effort with Bimco's Documentary Committee to develop a standard ship repair contract.

U.S. Navy Selects Bailey Network 90 System For New YTT Vessel

The U.S. Navy has selected the Bailey Controls' Network 90® distributed control system and field equipment for its YTT-9 Torpedo Test Craft. The craft will perform acceptance tests for advanced undersea weapons systems. Network 90 will provide control,

M a i n Iron Works Y a rd Acquired By Molaison

Main Iron Works, Inc. (MIW) of Houma, La., has been purchased from Sonat Marine Inc. of Philadelphia by Leroy J. Molaison, returning the shipyard to private ownership. Sonat marine, a subsidiary of Sonat Inc. of Birmingham, Ala., acquired MIW in 1979.

 
 
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