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H.J. Bobzien Named

Chairman Of WTA

H.J. Bobzien Jr., president of

American Commercial Barge Line

Company, has been elected to fill the unexpired term of the late

Robert A. Kyle as chairman of the executive committee of the

Water Transport Association. vices"; Astor Salon, "Alternate

Fuels and Propulsion Plant Econ- omy."

A panel of experts from mari- time research and production will comment on hull form during the

Hull Form Forum on Monday af- ternoon and respond to participa- tion by the audience. Members of the panel are Mel Colen of Avon- dale Shipyards, Peter Fitzgerald of Exxon, Karl Kirkman of Hy- dromatics, Jacques Hadler of

Webb Institute of Naval Archi- tecture, James Robinson of the

Naval Ship Research and Devel- opment Center, and Aake Wil- liams of The Swedish Maritime

Research Council.

As part of the symposium, a luncheon will be held each day at the Waldorf-Astoria. The lunch- eons will feature talks by Samuel

Nemirow, U.S. Assistant Secre- tary of Commerce for Maritime

Affairs, on Monday; and by Colin

P. Carter, vice president of en- ergy economics, Chase Manhat- tan Bank, on Tuesday.

Forms for symposium registra- tion and for hotel reservations have been mailed to SNAME members. Nonmembers who de- sire registration material should write to Joseph Cotter, P.O. Box 294, Rye, N.Y. 10580.

H.J. Bobzien Jr.

At the same time, Fred S.

Sherman, president of SCNO

Barge Lines, was elected to the executive committee, and K.W.

Peters was elected treasurer.

L.E. Sutton, president of Dravo

Mechling, succeeds Richard Smail of that company on the executive committee. T.B. Crowley, presi- dent of Crowley Maritime Corpo- ration, remains vice chairman;

John A. Creedy of New York, president; A.C. Sullivan Jr. of

American Steamship Company, secretary.

Fuel Conservation

Subject Of N.Y. SNAME

Symposium Sept. 22-23

The international problem of a decreasing world's fuel supply, as both demand and cost are increas- ing, will be addressed by the mar- itime community in a symposium, to be presented by the New York

Metropolitan Section of The So- ciety of Naval Architects and Ma- rine Engineers on September 22 and 23, 1980, at the Waldorf-

Astoria Hotel in New York City.

On Monday morning, Septem- ber 22, the symposium will open with a paper summarizing a study conducted by the U.S. National

Academy of Sciences Maritime

Transportation Research Board, which will be concluded with pan- el discussion. The morning ses- sion will be completed with dual presentation of papers on low- speed geared diesel engines and steam turbine technical modifica- tions in the hotel's Jade Room and Astor Salon.

Dual sessions will be held for the remainder of the symposium, with themes as follows:

Monday, p.m. — Jade Room, "Fuel Economy"; Astor Salon, "Hull Form Forum."

Tuesday, a.m. — Jade Room, "Hull Roughness"; Astor Salon, "Steam Power Plants."

Tuesday, p.m. — Jade Room, "Propellers and Propulsion De-




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