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Gibbs & Cox Announces

Executive Appointments

Richard M. Ehrlich, chairman of Gibbs & Cox, Inc., New York, a leading independent naval ar- chitectural firm, recently an- nounced that the board of direc- tors of Gibbs & Cox, Inc. has elected William K. Lyon con- troller and division head-finance and administration. It was also announced that Clifford G. Prime has been promoted to assistant division head-finance and admin- istration.

William K. Lyon joined Gibbs & Cox, Inc. over 30 years ago.

Mr. Lyon served in various ca- pacities, including his most re- cent position as assistant con- troller and assistant division head-finance and administration.

Clifford G. Prime joined Gibbs & Cox, Inc. over 25 years ago, serving in various capacities, in- cluding his most recent position as administrative service man- ager-finance and administration. $12.5-Million Overhaul

Contract Awarded General

Dynamics For USS Fulton

General Dynamics Corporation,

Quincy Shipbuilding Division,

Quincy, Mass., has been awarded a $12,537,760 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the overhaul, alter- ation, and repair of USS Fulton (AS-11). The Naval Sea Systems

Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024- 83-C-8538).

ASEA Awarded $3.5-Million

Order For Shaft Generators —Literature Available

A contract worth approximate- ly $3.5 million for seven shaft generator systems has been awarded to the marine depart- ment of ASEA Inc., White Plains,

N.Y., by Stolt-Nielsen, Inc., the

Greenwich, Conn.-based owner and operator of one of the world's largest chemical tanker fleets.

Due to be retrofitted in seven

Stolt-Nielsen ships, the ASEA systems are expected to result in a yearly saving for each vessel of approximately $150,000. The systems are equipped with static converters and provide output power of 1,200 kva at 460 v, 60 hz. The generators will be coupled directly to the main engine and are designed to operate between 70-100 percent of main engine speed.

Included in the package is gen- erator automation for load-shar- ing and prevention of blackouts, as well as for insuring smooth and rapid changeovers from shaft generator power to auxiliary die- sel power, or vice versa. The first system is scheduled for delivery in July 1983.

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RO/RO Port Inaugurated

At St. Croix, Virgin Islands

The government of the U.S.

Virgin Islands and the island's

Port Authority recently inaugu- rated a new $23-million container and RO/RO port at St. Croix.

The port was turned over to the islands by Hess Petroleum, its developer.

The port handles containers and trailers destined for St.

Croix and also has 11 acres of bonded storage for transship- ments or relay services. The fa- cility is equipped with a Paceco 35-ton crane as well as a large warehouse, a 1,000-foot main dock, and two RO/RO ramps.

Whitecap Management of

Greenwich, Conn, and its associ- ates Merwin Shipping and Trad- ing Co., of St. Croix have been authorized by the Virgin Islands

Port Authority to market the services.of the port.

Claes Westring, director of

Whitecap, said that the develop- ment of the port is the result of strictly local initiative by the

Virgin Islands' government and

Hess Petroleum. No U.S. tax- payers money has been required.

The port is not a part of the $350-million U.S. aid package for the Caribbean Basin Nations.

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