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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.

NASSCO Receives Exxon Contract For Two Alaska-Class Tankers

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

188,500-DWT Tanker For Transport Of Alaskan Oil Christened At National Steel And Shipbuilding

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.

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.

Computer Helps With Cargo Load Monitoring And Business Management

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.

M a r i n e Management Systems, Inc. Receives $ 1 9 0 , 0 0 0 M a r A d Contract

Marine Management Systems, Inc., 300 Broad Street, Stamford, Conn. 06901, is developing a fully automated ship data system for the U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) under a recently awarded $190,000 contract, it was announced recently. The announcement was made by Eugene D.

ACR — On The Road To Safety And Survival Technology

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.

lotron Corporation Merges With Varo, Inc.

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,

Marconi Marine Awarded Eight-Ship Communications Equipment Contract

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.

 
 
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