Marine Training Via Simulation: As Real as it Gets

The abandonment of the concept of controlled simulation environment, as per the National Research Council's endorsed simulation classification scheme, would constitute a significant step backwards for the quality and effec- tiveness of maritime training .


Iridium Aggressively Pursues New Outlets

Iridium Satellite LLC, the company bom from the ashes of what was one of the most spectacular and initial telecom failures, has fortified its market position in the past year, aggressively pursuing relationships with companies that will help expand

Bay-Houston Expands Harbor Towing Fleet

Bay-Houston Towing Company recently placed into service the C.R. Haden, another powerful harbor tug for regular use at ports on the Texas coast. The 3,200-hp C.R. Haden provides the power needed for towing, maneuvering and docking the newer and larger tankers,

Halter Crewboats Delivered For Indonesian Operations

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.

Insley Yard Delivers Tug To Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

The Sunshine State, a new twin-screw tug designed by S.L. Petchull, Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was recently delivered to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company by the builder, N.E. Insley, Inc. of Crisfie'ld, Md. Built to American Bureau of Shipping standards,

ChartCo Is Successful During Sea Trials

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.

Kutzleb Forms New Company—Steadfast Marine Consulting, Inc.

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

A d r i a n R. P. D a y N a m ed Racal M a r i n e President

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.

Ship Performance Analyzer

The SPA Provides A Means For The Shipowner To Keep His Vessel Performing In Accordance With Specifications In the design stage, a new ship is the embodiment of a set of c a r e f u l l y devised specifications. Great amounts of labor and capital are

Major Changes Prompted By Magnavox Division Growth

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

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