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.
The fishing trawler Andromeda was delivered recently by G&W Industries, Inc. of Cleveland. Designed by John W. Gilbert Associates of Boston and built for Busty and Peter Moceri of Gloucester, Mass., the vessel will be used for North Atlantic ground fishing.
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
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.
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.
—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,
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
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.
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.
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.