Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered three 65-foot all-aluminum crewboats to Billiton Metals, The Hague, Netherlands. Billiton, a subsidiary of the Shell Oil Company, will operate the vessels in Indonesian waters in support of tin mining operations.
The tanker Exxon Galveston, the newest addition to the Exxon Company, U.S.A. ocean fleet, was christened on June 10 at the Port of Galveston, Texas. Mrs. W.T. Slick Jr., wife of a senior vice president of Exxon Company, U.S.A., broke the traditional bottle
The Ashtech Ranger™ GPS receiver and its provided software is a complete point-positioning system for GIS location and route mapping over a wide range. Offered by Ashtech, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high precision GPS receiver systems headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
1992 REVIEW The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), one of the most significant advances in marine communications history, will be phased in from now until February 1999. GMDSS will offer improved and reliable distress alerting
Racal Corporation recently announced the appointment of Adrian R. P. Day as president of Racal Marine, Inc. Racal Marine, a unit of the international Racal group, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of marine navigation systems, radar, positioning equipment and integrated ship systems.
• Sonsub was awarded a contract by McDermott Incorporated to assist in the installation of a platform for Oryx Energy in High Island 385A in the Gulf of Mexico. Sonsub will mobilize a 75-hp Triton Advanced Remotely Operated Work System (AROWS)
ChartCo, a supplier of marine information via satellite, recently concluded what it termed to be successful sea trials for delivery of weekly Electronic Navigation Charts (ENCs), in conglomeration with Primar and the Stolt Nielsen shipping company.
New responsibilities have been assigned to four Magnavox executives as a result of the accelerating growth pattern of the company's Advanced Products Division, according to Arthur P. Stern, senior vice president of Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics
A new marine services company, Steadfast Marine Consulting, Inc., has recently been formed. Headed by R.E. (Bob) Kutzleb, formerly of Seaward, Inc., Steadfast provides underwater search expertise to customers on a worldwide basis. The Steadfast
American Hydromath Company of Germantown, N.Y., is the producer of LOADOSCOPE GP, a desktop general-purpose computer programmed to meet the needs of the marine industry in ship's cargo loading and business management, both shoreside and shipboard.