SNAME New York Section Announces Program For 1977/1978 Season

The New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has announced its program of technical meetings for the 1977/ 1978 season. The schedule is as follows: September 29, 1977 — Paper: "Farrell Lines '85' Class Container Ships," by Thomas Sartor Jr., Farrell Lines Incorporated, and Robert P. Giblon, George G. Sharp, Inc. The meeting will be held at the U.S. Coast Guard Officers' Club, Governors Island, N.Y. This will also be past chairman's night.

October 20, 1977 —Paper: "A Conceptual Data Base for Port and Shipping Developments," by Kenneth W. Fisher, Fisher Maritime Transportation Counselors, Inc. The meeting will be held at the Buttonwood Restaurant, 55 Water Street, New York, N.Y. November 10-11, 1977 — 85th Annual Meeting and Banquet, to be held at the New York Hilton Hotel, Avenue of the Americas and 53rd Street, New York, N.Y. December 14, 1977 — Paper: "Video Tape Approach to Marine Safety — Maine Engine Throttle Failures, Boiler Flame Failures," by Paul P. Daulerio Jr., Texaco Inc. The meeting will be held at the Downtown Athletic Club, 19 West Street, New York, N.Y. This will be a joint meeting with The Society of Marine Port Engineers and The Institute of Marine Engineers.

January 12, 1978—Paper: "Advanced Surface Craft Economic Model," by James M. Pruett, Louisiana State University. The meeting will be held at the New York Coliseum, Columbus Circle, New York, N.Y.

February 15, 1978 — Paper: "Factors Affecting the Design and Construction of Offshore Terminals," by Edward H.Y. Han, and Dennis V. Padron, Dravo-Van Houten Associates, Inc. The meeting will be held at Fraunces Tavern, Broad and Pearl Streets, New York, N.Y.

March 14, 1978—Paper: "The Diesel Engine-Prime Mover for Marine Transport Systems: Application, Economy, Service and Maintenance," by Jan Arie Smit, Sulzer Bros. Ltd. The meeting will be held at the Buttonwood Restaurant, 55 Water Street, New York, N.Y.

April 13, 1978 —Paper: "The Practical Effects on Efficiency and Performance of Using Fuel Additives and Conditioning Equipment with Marine Boilers," by Norman L. Maclntyre, Seaworthy Engine Systems. The meeting will be held at the Seamen's Church Institute, 15 State Street, New York, N.Y.

May 1978 — Date, Papers, Authors and Place to be announced.

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