Christening ceremonies were recently performed at National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., aboard the S/S B.T. San Diego, the second of two 188,500-deadweight-ton San Diego-class tankers for long-term use by Shell Oil Company. Mrs.
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
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.
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.
—Free Brochure Available The new rasterscan 8600 ARPA manufactured by Krupp Atlas Elektronik has been given type approval by the U.K. Department of Transport following evaluation by the Admiralty Surface Weapons Establishment. One of the most advanced ARPAs now available,
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,
Beginning in the 1950's when the company manufactured the first electronic flash unit for cameras that utilized photo flash batteries, ACR Electronics was well on its way to making a name for itself as a leading manufacturer of high-quality strobe lights for the marine and aviation industries.
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
Coastal AIS are shipboard-transponder- based systems for monitoring vessel traffic in the coastal waters. Starting from 2002, there will be mass introduction of transponders on all the ships of above 300 tons. Every several seconds such transponders
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.