One of the Maritime Administration's (MarAd) missions is to provide shipping capability during a declared national emergency. As one part of this mission MarAd has identified the need to have "on-the-shelf" plans and specifications f o r designs which will satisfy shipping requirements.
The 30th Annual Fall Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) Gulf Central Section was held recently at the Saxony Restaurant in New Orleans, La. Following cocktails and dinner, the new vice chairman of the Gulf Central Section,
Eastern seaboard operator Gypsum Transportation provided a beacon for the industry when it nominated a camshaftless, electronically controlled Sulzer diesel engine for its 50,000-dwt-bulker newbuild project. Now, the interests behind a Mediterranean