The current "oil glut" and the oversupply of natural gas have lulled Americans into a false sense of energy security. If something is not done to speed up the pace of domestic energy exploration and production, we will find ourselves more dangerously


John M. Stebbins Named VP, Sales And Marketing Of Alco Power Inc.

John M. Stebbins has been named vice president, sales and marketing, U.S., of Alco Power Inc., a subsidiary of Bombardier, Inc., of Montreal, Canada. The announcement was made by Roland Gagnon, president of the Rail and Diesel Products Division of Bombardier.

Lockheed Places $8.6-Million Order For Colt/Pielstick Diesel Engines

The Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries has received an order for four large Colt/Pielstick marine diesel engines with auxiliary equipment from Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seattle. Announcement of the $8.6-million order was made by Thomas J.

Blue Water Marine Forms New Division —George Gray Named

Blue Water Marine Supply, Inc. has announced the formation of its new Offshore Safety/Survival Division. Blue Water president Walter E. Turner, in making the announcement, said George D. Gray has joined the firm as vice president and manager of the division.

Delta SS Awards Contract To Equitable For 50 LASH Barges

Equitable Equipment Company, Inc. was recently awa-rded a second contract to construct an additional 50 LASH barges for Delta Steamship Lines, Inc. The barges will be built at Equitable's New Orleans, La., shipyard. Equitable Equipment Company is

Industry-Wide Interoperability Investment Paying Off

The Integrated Shipbuilding Environment (ISE) project sponsored by the National Shipbuilding Research Program is a three-year effort to develop and deploy an industry-wide architecture for computer interoperability. ISE is targeting cost and cycle

Erie Basin Bargeport, New Facility, To Open For Ship Repair, Marine Services

The now-idle Erie Basin-Port Authority Marine Terminal on the Brooklyn waterfront will be returned to maritime use as a marine support services center for tugboats, towboats and barges, Port Authority chairman Richard C. Leone recently announced.

AWO Testifies At USCG User Fee Hearing

The Coast Guard and Navigation Subcommittee of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, chaired by Congressman Billy Tauzin of Louisiana, recently held a hearing on the Coast Guard's proposed regulations concerning vessel inspection

O'Sullivan Appointed President Of Fairbanks Morse Engine Division

Timothy V. O'Sullivan has been named president of the Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Colt Industries, Beloit, Wise. He joined the Division in 1983 as vice president and general manager of parts and service, and later assumed the additional duties of vice president of marketing and sales.

SMM '84 International Ship, Machinery, and Marine Technology Trade Fair

Hamburg, West Germany September 25-29 At the 11th International Ship, Machinery, and Marine Technology Trade Fair (SMM '84) to be held at the Hamburg Exhibition Center in West Germany September 25-29, more than 500 exhibitors from 24 countries will be filling some 45,

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