Approximately 38 members attended the recent Delaware Valley Section, American Society of Naval Engineers, meeting held at the Commissioned Officers Club of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. They heard a very interesting report entitled "Innovative Integrated
Robert L. Wendt has been named president of the Sperry Division of Sperry Corporation. Mr. Wendt will succeed Salvatore A. Conigliaro as head of the Great Neck, N.Y.-based division. Mr. Conigliaro will take a leave of absence for six months, and will
Carl M. Albero, president and chief executive officer of American Systems Engineering Corporation (AmSEC), has announced the appointment of Gary L. Weerts to the position of senior program manager, in recognition of his contributions to the firm as a senior manager.
Levingston Shipbuilding Company recently launched the motor vessel Pride of Texas at its Orange, Texas, shipyard. The 36,000-dwt dry bulk carrier was christened by Mrs. Valerie Nemirow, wife of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs Samuel B.
NKF Engineering, Inc. of Reston, Va., recently acquired two small companies to expand its capabilities in serving U.S. government and commercial clients. The firm has purchased the Marine Engineering and Design Division of Halifax Engineering of Norfolk.
The Institute of Marine Engineers, in association with the International Center for Shipping, Trade and Finance of the City University Busi- ness School, has announced that IMAS '92, the seventh International Maritime and Shipping Conference is to be held in Cyprus November 11- 13, 1992.
An agreement to build in Saudi Arabia the world's largest lubricating oil refinery was signed in Riyadh recently by representatives of the General Petroleum and Minerals Organization (Petromin)— the Saudi Arabian state oil agency — and wholly
—Literature Available Babcock & Wilcox, a McDermott company and a leading supplier to the power industry, and FlightSafety International, a leader in simulator training for both aircraft pilots and ships' officers and engineers, recently announced
Twin Disc, Incorporated, Racine, Wis., has announced the promotion of Curtis W. Nordquist to manager-product marketing, responsible for strategic development of the company's current and future domestic product line. In addition, he will supervise the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced a summer course on port planning and development, which will be held from August 15 to 26, 1977. The objective of this course is to provide port planners, operators, administrators, or regulators