Halifax Industries Limited of Nova Scotia, whose two shipyards are now managed by AMCA International, recently announced two key appointments.
Tom Duncan, formerly general manager of the Burrard Yarrows Corporation, Vancouver, was appointed director of operations, and Mauritz Erhard, formerly sales manager of Wiley Manufacturing in Maryland, was appointed marketing manager.
Mr. Duncan has almost 40 years' experience in the shipbuilding and repair industry. This is his second time at HIL—from 1967-1969 he held the position of ship repair manager and subsequently operations manager. He is a graduate of King's College University.
Mr. Erhard has 20 years' experience in marine engineering and new construction. He will be responsible for both the domestic and international marketing of ship repair, new construction and offshore fabrication. He has held marine marketing and engineering positions with Mobil Oil, National Marine Service, Nashville Bridge Company and AMCA International.
He obtained a B.S. in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA in Business Economics and International Business from Columbia University.
received his BS degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1949, and his MS degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University in 1960. He is active in the New York Metroplitan Section of SNAME and is a past chairman. He is also a member of the Institute of Marine
and domestic companies. Mr. Xanthos holds a BA degree in mathematics from Queens College, and bachelor and master of science degrees from Columbia University. Renk Corporation, the American member of the multi-national conglomerate, the GHH Group, supplies bearings, gears, and transmissions
Quigley is a graduate of St. Francis College, where he is vice president of the alumni association, and has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University
he's been with us, Atlantic Diving Company has become the largest underwater contracting firm on the East Coast." Mr. Inserra is a graduate of Columbia University with an engineering degree. He has developed proprietary techniques for ultrasonic testing of concrete under water, and has worked as a project
of Pratt Institute, Mr. Harrison received his M.E.E. degree from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He has taken postgraduate c o u r s e s at Columbia University and Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Harrison, a resident of Long Island, N.Y., is founder and past president of The Long Island Computer
George C. Halstead, who died in London on April 11 during a business trip. Mr. Kiskaddon is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., and a 1945 graduate of Columbia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. Following World War II Navy service as a lieutenant (jg) in the Pacific Theater
and marine engineering from the University of Michigan, and earned a master's degree in business administration (finance) from Columbia University. In 1968, he joined A.L. Burbank & Company, Ltd., specializing in new construction projects and has since effectively applied his knowledge
Norcrest China Co., and was named to the Port Commission in October 1977. A graduate of the University of Utah with a master's degree from Columbia University, he has played a major role in the restoration of Portland's Old Town area and the development of the downtown Galleria. Mr. Parks, the
for such programs as the Skip-1 Air Cushion Vehicle. Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Columbia University, and has taken postgraduate study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Trinity College, and Pennsylvania State University. He is a
, 13,370-ton AGOR-class vessel, is owned by the U.S. Navy and is assigned to and operated by Lamont- Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University. During her 19 years of operation, the R /V Conrad has been among the most productive research vessels in the world, with an average of about
in 1973 and executive vice president in 1976. Previous to joining the company, Mr. Tsao completed his education at McGill University, Columbia University, and the University of Michigan, with degrees in engineering, finance and naval architecture. Mr. Caramella, who began his service with the
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Research Institutions Photo: Advanced Access Engineering Above: This ‘smart’ butchering technology robotic system for butchering crab represents the ? rst use of robotics for process- ing crab anywhere in the world and is currently undergoing a patenting process. Right: Featuring extensive marine
Icebreaker design research is carried out in the ice tank at the Marine Institute, St John’s, Newfoundland. The Marine Institute’s Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources works with ? sheries around the world using a combination of numerical simulation, physical modeling in its ? ume tank, and
Research Institutions Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland At the Forefront of Ocean Technology Photo: Tom Mulligan World-class facilities, research and education at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland By Tom Mulligan he Marine Institute or
Research Institutions understanding for coral reefs is especially challenging be- cause they are submerged underwater and therefore ob- scured from casual view. With this study, we demonstrate the potential to use satellite images to make coral reef maps at a global scale.” Scientists now have a way to
Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation and the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Coral Reef Mapping Photo credit: Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation This ? rst-ever global coral reef atlas contains maps of over 25,097 sq. miles of coral reefs and surroundi
Ocean Surveying x 70 x 40 cm. The USV has two propellers that can produce portunity to open the vessel-mounted current measurement 80 pounds of thrust force. For navigation control, it can be market in China,” said Leon Zhang, General Manager of remotely controlled manually, or be programmed to sail
tons, or from 20m-long, 4m-wide and these nodes, as well as local navigation 3m-high to about 50m-long, 7m-wide or 3D positioning via USBL modems. and 3m-high, with power consumption These are being developed under a sub- dependent on the payload and propul- project called NaviMUM by EvoLog- HQTXLULHV#EO
he list of applicants to en- docking station for the AUV, you’re ter the underwater domain not reliant on a docking station on the CONTROL is growing fast. The con- seabed and you don’t need a larger sur- cepts vary, from underwa- face vessel.” Tter autonomous mother- The system includes a submersible
Case Study Great Barrier Reef Great Barrier Reef’s 3D Habitat he mapping project, ‘3D live habitats for the full extent of the Great Barrier Reef,’ will provide maps of the predicted coral types and underwater landscape for the more than 3,000 reefs within Tthe 350,000 sq. km of the GBR. EOMAP’s technolog
Book Review Norwegian Petroleum Museum Getting Down to It; 50 Years of Subsea Success in Norway has been co-authored by industry veteran, and now professor emeritus at the University of Stavanger (UiS), Arn? nn Nergaard, and senior historian at the Norwegian Petroleum Museum Kristin Øye Gjerde. now.
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June 2019 Vehicles Contents Volume 62 • Number 5 20 MUMs (& daughters) of invention Sea nymphs and MUMs are inspiring a new generation of underwater systems and vehicles. By Elaine Maslin Hydrographic Survey 28 Game Changer Offshore survey vessels are ready for faster sensors. By Jamie Sangster, CEO
1,700-kilometer mission autonomously collecting ? sheries thus increasing mission ef? ciency. acoustics and physical properties of the sea surface. As part Looking back 20 years, we celebrate the progress and ad- of this multi-vehicle mission under the U.K. NERC/Defra vancements made in ocean observatio
ver the past 20 years, great strides have been made Sea? oor geodesy projects are underway across the globe, all in the ability to observe and monitor the worlds’ in pursuit of scienti? c advances that will help us crack the ocean. Just think that less than two decades ago, one code on earthquake and