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
A newly developed, computerized system— designed to provide shipbrokers, charterers, and shipowners around the world with instant, timely, and accurate information reflecting the constantly fluctuating charter fixtures market — has been announced by Maritime Data Network, Ltd.
The tanker Exxon Galveston, the newest addition to the Exxon Company, U.S.A. ocean fleet, was christened on June 10 at the Port of Galveston, Texas. Mrs. W.T. Slick Jr., wife of a senior vice president of Exxon Company, U.S.A., broke the traditional bottle
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
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.
• Sonsub was awarded a contract by McDermott Incorporated to assist in the installation of a platform for Oryx Energy in High Island 385A in the Gulf of Mexico. Sonsub will mobilize a 75-hp Triton Advanced Remotely Operated Work System (AROWS)
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
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.
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.