Shipbuilding Standards Committee Of ASTM To Meet December 12-14

Colonial Williamsburg, Va., is the site for the December 12-14, 1984 meeting of the ASTM Committee F- 25 on Shipbuilding. The committee's 10 technical standards writing subcommittees, ranging from standards for marine paints and coatings to outfitting, will conduct their semi-annual technical sessions. These technical subcommittees are currently in the process of developing more than 100 shipbuilding standards for use in Naval and commercial shipbuilding programs. In addition to these regular technical sessions, RADM C.T. Lusk, chief of the U.S. Coast Guard's Office of Merchant Marine Safety, will address the full committee on the use of standards by the USCG at a session on December 13.

ASTM Committee F-25 is composed of professionals from all sections of the maritime industry, including shipyards, government and regulatory agencies, design agents, and suppliers.

Anyone interested in participating in the activities of Committee F-25 is invited to attend the Williamsburg meeting. For further information contact: William Hulse, Committee F-25 manager, ASTM, 1916 Race Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103; or Thomas O'Toole, committee F-25 secretary, Bath Iron Works, 700 Washington Street, Bath, Maine 04530. Their respective telephone numbers are (215) 299- 5507 and (207) 443-3311, extension 2943.

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