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Planning Research And
Morris Guralnick Work
On $500,000 Project
Planning Research Corporation (PRC) Marine Systems Division, 1850 K Street N.W., International
Square, Washington, D.C. 20006, will team with Morris Guralnick
Associates, Inc. in a $500,000 proj- ect to provide planning and engi- neering services for the U.S.
Navy's Service Life Extension
SLEP is designed to extend the life of aircraft carriers built in the 1950s for an additional 15 years with no more maintenance or modernization than that pro- vided by normal overhaul pro- cedures.
Marine Systems Division, part of Technical Applications, Inc., one of 19 PRC companies, and
Morris Guralnick Associates, Inc., will plan repairs, modernization and alterations; develop new tech- niques and procedures; train crew members; and identify long-lead time material.
The team will back up these tasks with across-the-board logis- tic support.
Morris Guralnick Associates,
Inc. is a naval architecture and
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Delta Steamship Names
William Baker Wynn
William Baker Wynn Jr.
William Baker Wynn Jr. has been appointed marketing assist- ant at Delta Steamship Lines, Inc.
Mr. Wynn, a native of New Or- leans, La., is a 1974 graduate of
Tulane University, and in May of this year will also be receiving his MBA degree from that in- stitution.
As marketing assistant, Mr.
Wynn will be responsible for the management of all marketing data and for the production of various marketing reports, un- der the direction of Delta's vice president-market research, J. F.
Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., with headquarters in New Or- leans, owns and operates a fleet of ultramodern cargovessels main- taining regular American-flag service between U.S. Gulf of Mex- ico ports and the east coast of
South America, Central America, the Caribbean and the west coast of Africa.
Powered Work Platform
Spider Staging Sales Company has announced a powered suspend- ed work platform designed for shipyard use. The "Shipyarder" platform is 20 feet long by 3 feet wide and of all-aluminum con- struction. It is powered by two electric winches, each with a ca- pacity of 235 feet of 5/16-inch wire rope. Rated load is 750 pounds with a 4:1 safety factor.
A unique feature is the 4-foot platform extensions on each end that may be raised or lowered while the Shipyarder is in sus- pension. One-man operation is pro- vided by a single station control that can be repositioned to any point on the platform handrail.
The Shipyarder may be rigged and used while the ship is a dry- dock or afloat.
For literature describing the
Shipyarder, write to Ron Fisher,
Spider Staging Sales Co., Box 182,
Renton, Wash. 98055. 8 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News