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State Of The German Shipbuilding Industry

Observers of international economical developments note with surprise that German industry is in better shape than most of them had expected a year ago. As in 1992 the full impact of worldwide recession reached Germany, it was with some two years' delay,

 

Textron M&LS President Honored By Navy League

John J. Kelly, president of Textron Marine & Land Systems, a division of Textron Inc., has been named the recipient of the Robert M. Thompson Award for Outstanding Civilian Leadership, presented annually by the Navy League of the United States.

Bender Delivers Tour Boat 'Amarya' To Nigerian Government

Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc., of Mobile, Ala., recently delivered the 78-foot tour boat Amarya to the Government of Nigeria. The vessel will be operated as a V.I.P. harbor tour boat by the Federal Ministry of Transportation, with her home port being Lagos.

New Officers Elected At NCAA National Conference

The Naval Civilian Administration Association's (NCAA) 35th National Conference was recently conducted in Charleston, S.C. The NCAA is a national organization of senior- level managers employed in Navy Civil Service. It has chapters at 13 Naval establishments,

Associations Welcome Prestige Captain Release

The Round Table of Maritime Associations has welcomed the release of Captain Mangouras, Master of the Prestige', after 85 days in custody in a high security Spanish prison. The Round Table condemns the detention of Captain Mangouras by the Spanish authorities

NAPVO Appoints Lauridsen Technical Consultant

Alan Bernstein, president of the National Association of Passenger Vessel Owners (NAPVO), has announced the appointment of recently retired USCG Capt. Peter Lauridsen as the association's new technical consultant. Mr. Lauridsen, most recently Deputy Chief of the Office of Marine Safety,

World Maritime Tech Exhibit Set For San Francisco

In a bold move. The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), in partnership with 12 professional naval architecture and marine engineering organizations from around the globe, has created The World Maritime Technology Conference and Exposition.

NMC Appoints Two U.S.-Flag Officials

The National Maritime Council, Washington, D.C., recently announced two top level appointments. Edward Chick, senior vice president/Africa Division, F a r r e l l Lines, New York, was named National Shipper Advisor Coordinator for the entire NMC,

Baldt Announces Corporate Reorganization

In an effort to more efficiently serve the shipbuilding and offshore markets, Baldt Inc., Chester, Pa., announced a major corporate reorganization. The announcement was made by James E. Palmer, company president. The reorganization includes the

MarAd Awards Contracts To Study Port Needs In Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon

The Maritime Administration (MarAd) has awarded contracts totaling in excess of half a million dollars for the assessment of present facilities and future needs of ports in Alaska, Hawaii, and Oregon, Robert J. Blackwell, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, announced.

 
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