Electronic Charting

Navy Shiphandling Simulator Training Expanded

January marked the one-year anniversary of shiphandling training courses at Newport, R.I., for PCO/ PXO's and department heads attending the Surface Warfare Officers School. Over 850 naval officers have attended either the 20- or the 40-hour course at the simulator complex.

 

Offshore Express In $10-Million Expansion- 'Lightning Express1 Delivered By Progressive Shipbuilders

A $10-million expansion program has been announced by Offshore Express, Inc., a Houma, La.- based marine transportation firm. Robert C. Schmidt, vice president and general manager of Offshore Express, said the company has taken delivery of the

Is 3-D Product Modeling Practical For Small U.S. Shipyards?

Over the past 30 years, computer-aided ship design and construction has progressed from mainframe computers to PCs, from independent programs to fully integrated programs, and from large shipyards to all sizes of shipyards. More to the point, key

The Needs of Maritime Electronic Equipment

The rigorous standard of the International Electrotechnical Commision IEC60945 for the maritime market is mandatory for reliable and safe Electronic components. Following the CRT-tubes new technologies like LCD has emerged. In opposite to the analogue

Most Loran-A Station Closings Postponed

Secretary of Transportation Brock Adams has approved a six-month postponement of the scheduled shutdown of U.S. Loran-A radio navigation service in several major coastal areas. Loran (Long Range Navigation) is an electronic system using shore-based

NAS Reports Double Hulls Will Save 5,000 Tons In Spillage

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) reported at a recent conference that the use of double-hulled vessels may prevent from 3,000 to 5,000 tons of oil spillage from collisions and groundings per year over the next 25 years. The statement was made by Adm.

New 52-Page Catalog On Lighting Offered By Aqua Signal

Aqua Signal Corporation of West Chicago, 111., has published an elaborate 52-page catalog that illustrates the latest state-of-the-art lighting techniques for shipping, offshore, industry and sporting areas. The catalog offers more than just plain

Stanley Clark Named President Of Two Raytheon Company Operations

Stanley L. Clark has been named president of Raytheon Marine Company and Sorensen Company, two Raytheon Company operations based in Manchester, N.H. Raytheon Marine Company manufacturers a broad line of marine electronic equipment for navigation, communication, and safety.

$180-Million Satellite Communications System Approved By INMARSAT

Future prospects for communications in the international maritime community, including the offshore industry, are now assured as a result of a $180-million decision made by the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT) in London recently.

Success Aboard QM2

Datamodul 's daughter-company. CONRAC GmbH was awarded by Kelvin Hughes for the delivery of Type Approved TFT Displays in their new and future IBS Programs. Next to the superior performance and quality aspects, one of the main reasons for this decision was,

 
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