Leo L. Mellam, chairman of Flexi-Van Corporation, the New York City-based maritime equipment leasing company, recently announced the appointment of Hasko W. Hofmeister as vice president, Western Region of its subsidiary, Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc.
Formation of a new corporation, M.A. Stream Associates, Inc., to engage in marine surveying assignments throughout the world, was announced in Seattle, Wash., by its principals, Capt. M.A. Stream and L.R. Glosten. Captain Stream has been engaged
Maine Maritime Academy announced that Amoco Foundation, Inc. of Chicago has contributed $4,000 in support of the ongoing activities at the Academy, as part of its annual giving program. Donald G. Schroeter, executive director of the Amoco Foundation,
The maritime industry now views the future with greater confidence than it has done for many years. The shipping and shipbuilding sectors are now making a slow but steady recovery. For the first time in many years, the number of orders for the construction of new vessels has risen,
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
E-business means doing business on the Internet. This can include any business process — to include buying and selling, which is known as E-commerce. The arranging for transport by sea or the buying and selling of things needed for ships that sail
U.K.-based international shipyard consultants A and P Appled o r e ( A P A ) have sold t h e i r shipbuilding technology survey technique to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration. The survey technique is a system developed by
Racal-SMS Ltd., Surrey, Enland, has announced that recent orders for the Marine Radar and Navigation Simulator Type 9000 have totaled over $2.8-million. Orders have been received from Canada, Germany, the Middle East, Korea and China. The MRNS
The 6th Lips Propeller Symposium will be held May 14-16, 1986, at the Congress Centre "Koningshof" in Veldhoven, the Nether lands. The theme for the upcoming symposium is "Cost-Effective Propulsion," with notable guest authors giving presentations
Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass., has named Peter Lapp general manager for its Gulf Coast Operations. He will be responsible for Bird-Johnson's propeller foundry facility located in Pascagoula, Miss., and propeller repair facilities located in Mobile, Ala.