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  • MacLean C. Shakshober has been named vice president of design and engineering at Upper Peninsula Shipbuilding Co. (UPSCO), Ontonagan, Mich. UPSCO, a new construction and repair shipyard, utilizes the most advanced design and steel fabrication technology in the construction of tugs, barges, and ships.

    Mr. Shakshober attended the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture and holds a Professional Degree of Naval Engineer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His broad experience includes program management of advanced planning and technology projects at Sun Shipbuilding, construction management and design management for Newport News Shipbuilding Company, as well as several years in engineering, planning and construction for the U.S. Navy, where he retired as commander.

    Mr. Shakshober came to UPSCO in 1980 from Sun Ship, where he was manager of the hull sciences department of corporate science and technology. Previously, he spent 13 years at Newport News Shipbuilding.

  • . Zimmie, president, Zimmite Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio. Fellows Committee — Prof. Richard B. Couch, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., and honorary vice president of the society. Finance and Audit Committee — John A. Livingston

  • on added responsibilities. He will be responsible for all construction and repair operations at the shipyard, as well as all construction and test engineering efforts. Mr. Phillips began his career at the shipyard in 1949 as an Apprentice School student and has worked his way up through the ranks of

  • . Zimmie, president, Zimmite Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio. Fellows Committee — Prof. Richard B. Couch, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. Honorary vice president of the Society. Finance and Audit Committee— John A. Livingston, chairman emer

  • and director of ship repair sales (1973). Mr. Via was graduated from the University of Michigan in 1947 with a Bachelor of Science degree in marine engineering. He has also pursued mechanical engineering studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He is currently active in The Society of Naval Architects

  • A new Fast Small Ship Simulator for training crews working on high speed boats is in development. Together with Cruden and Tree C Technology, the Royal Dutch Naval Defense School and the Royal Dutch Navy’s Surface Assault Training Group, the consortium aims to reduce wear on front-line operational vessels

  • detailed business reports covering the U.S. Navy market. They deal with future business opportunities available to shipyards, manufacturers, engineering firms and other marine suppliers. This article is based on information contained in recent reports. Overview The U.S. Navy is the major generator o

  • the election results for the coming year. Elected officers for 1981-82 were: chairman, Donald L. Blount, head of Design Branch, Combatant Craft Engineering Department, Naval Ship Engineering Center; vice chairman, Mr. Harrington, naval architect and technical manager, Newport News Shipbuilding; secretary-

  • The Company: Gibbs & Cox and Donald L. Blount and Associates (G&C/DLBA) comprise one of the world’s leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering design firms. The company employs naval architects, engineers and designers from all of the ship-related engineering disciplines including propulsion

  • , Fla., facility since 1978, has been named vice president of the company. In his new capacity, he is responsible for the Ocean Technology/Engineering Divisions, including scientific, engineering, and marine-oriented activities, as well as the three company-owned research vessels and the Naval

  • The fourth meeting of the 1983- 84 season of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Los Angeles Metropolitan Section was held aboard the SS Princess Louise I. Some 100 members and guests attended this joint meeting with the American Society of Naval Engineers and the Marine Technology

  • Calif., is the contracting activity (N00024-85-H-8212). Raytheon Company, Sudbury, Mass., was awarded a $11,823,479 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering services for the Fleet Ballistic Missile Program. Work will be completed September 30, 1988. The Strategic Systems Program Office, Washington