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.
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
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 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
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.
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
—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,
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 ™
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.
• 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)