James J. Henry

James J. Henry, a leading naval architect and the founder and president of the naval architectural and marine engineering firm bearing his name, died at the age of 73 on November 2, 1986 following a heart attack. Born at Ancon, Canal Zone, on 22 June 1913, Mr.


Fast SES Ferry Used In New Commuter Service Between L.I. And Manhattan

A new rush-hour commuter service utilizing a high-speed hover ferry was recently inaugurated between Glen Cove Marina, Glen Cove, Long Island, and Pier 11 at the foot of Wall Street in Manhattan The new Monday-to-Friday rushhour service utilizes

Textron Marine Systems Delivers LCAC-24 To U.S. Navy

John J. Kelly, president of Textron Marine Systems (TMS), Division of Textron Inc., recently announced the delivery of Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC)-24 to the U.S. Navy. Following remarks by Eugene E. Shoults, program manager for the Amphibious


Nice, France—November 12-15 Gastech 85, the International LNG/LPG Conference and Exhibition, will be held November 12-15 at the new Palais des Congres "Acropolis" in Nice, France. This meeting will be the 11th in the very popular series, and the third to be held in France,

Navigation & Communications Equipment Review

Through technology advancements, the major manufacturers of shipboard electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise and communications faster and easier. Newer, more powerful lorans,

Saint John Shipbuilding Appoints Snyders VP And Manager, Shipbuilding Div.

J.K. Irving, chairman and chief executive officer of Saint John Shipbuilding Limited, has announced the appointment of Gilbert J. Snyders as vice-president and general manager of the Shipbuilding Division. Mr. Snyders brings extensive experience in management to Saint John Shipbuilding.

Bollinger Wins K-Sea DH Barge Contract

The rebuilding of the U.S. petroleum carrying fleet to OPA 90 standards continues, as Bollinger Gretna, Harvey, La., and K-Sea Transportation Corp. of New York have signed a contract for the construction of four double hull, ocean service, OPA '90 oil barges.

Technical Management Reorganization Announced By B&W Engineering

With the establishment of the new company, B&W Diesel A/S, comprising the four divisions — B&W Marine Service, B&W Alpha Diesel AS, B&W Holeby AS, and B&W Engineering—changes have taken place in the technical management positions of B&W Engineering, Copenhagen.

Ed w a r d Kaune To Be G e n e r a l M a n a g e r Of Todd-San Francisco

Capt. Edward Kaune, USN (ret.), now serving as assistant general manager, has been selected to succeed Harrison G. Rowe as general manager of the San Francisco Division of Todd Shipyards Corporation, upon his retirement on August 1, 1980. Carl R.

Chris Marine Celebrates 10th Anniversary In Jacksonville, Florida

Chris Marine U.S.A., Inc., a service oriented company, provides onsite and in-shop machining, onboard overhaul, technical direction and engine performance evaluation for large slow-speed and mediumspeed diesels as well as turbocharger repair, rebuild and service.

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