At a recent press conference held at the Seamen's Church Institute in New York City by ITT Decca Marine, Inc., a major technological breakthrough in marine navigation, the new Decca "Clearscan" Radar was introduced. According to ITT Decca Marine, Inc.
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 M/V George A. Stinson, the first 1,000-foot super ore carrier in National Steel Corporation's Great Lakes fleet, was christened in Detroit, Mich., on August 21 by Mrs. George A. Stinson, in honor of her husband who is chairman of National Steel.
National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) of San Diego, Calif., announced it has received a contract for approximately $250 million from Exxon Shipping Company for construction of two 209,000-deadweight-ton Alaska- Class Tankers. The NASSCO-designed
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,
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
USA Information Systems Inc., of Virginia Beach, is offering its compact disk (CD) based "CD-FICHE™" information storage and retrieval system to customers involved with government logistics support activities. According to the company, CDFICHE ™
The Marconi International Marine Company Ltd., A GECMarconi Electronics company of Chelmsford, England, has received orders for a range of communications equipment to he installed on eight vessels being built in Gdansk, Poland, for the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation.
Varo, Inc., Garland, Texas, has announced that it has signed an agreement in principle with lotron Corporation of Boston, Mass., providing for the merger of lotron with Varo. lotron, located in Bedford, Mass., a Boston suburb, is a privately held,
A new brochure is available from Raytheon Marine Company, Manchester, N.H., comparing features offered in their 1983 line of radars. Eight models are available, from Raytheon's compact 6-inch display 2600 MK III and 2800 MK II Mariners Pathfinder® R a d a r s with new expanded ranges,