There is a growing interest throughout the industry lately in a new navigation system, the VIEWNAV™ System which can increase the number of days a vessel is able to operate each year. It also facilitates safe navigation in crowded harbors and waterways,
First Semisubmersible Drilling Rig Built On U.S. East Coast Christened At Bethlehem Steel's Baltimore, Md. Shipyard
The Ocean Scout, the first semisubmersible oil well drilling rig to be constructed on the East Coast of the U.S., was christened on December 10, 1973, at Bethlehem Steel's Fort McHenry shipyard, '.Baltimore, Md. It was delivered to Ocean Drilling & Exploration Company of New Orleans, La.
The board of directors, C.F. Bean Corporation, One Shell Square, New Orleans, La. 70139, has named Charles R. (Yogi) Barron, vice president, Bean International Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of C.F. Bean Corporation. Mr. Barron will be
Seacoast Electronics supplied an integrated electronics package to Halter Marine for the Foss Delta Mariner rocket booster transport ship. Seacoast was chosen by both Halter and Foss to provide a complete package encompassing systems design, communication and navigation electronics,
Phoenix Products Company, Inc., a Milwaukee manufacturer of loading dock, mining and marine lights, has acquired most of the Midland Ross Russellstoll Division lighting line from FL Industries, Livingston, N.J. The purchase, for an undisclosed amount of cash,
Raytheon Marine Company has appointed John Scott marketing sales manager of its marine electronics for pleasure, fishing, and light commercial craft in Europe. Products include radars, lorans, radiotelephones, depth indicators and recorders, color fish-finders,
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) recently introduced an advanced bridge operation support system called Super Bridge, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically navigate ships and prevent collisions as well as strandings and groundings.
Since January of this year, Maptech, Inc. has supplied nautical chart CD-ROM discs for the popular NavGraphic II GPS/LORAN Electronic Charting System. The NavGraphic II is manufactured by Trimble Navigation, Ltd. of Sunnyvale, Calif. The NavGraphic
The newly formed Pacific Merchant Shipping Association in S'an Francisco, Calif., is launching a move to bring into its ranks a broad range of West Coast shipping and commercial interests, including foreign-flag steamship companies. At the start of the year,
The Maritime Administration has approved in principle an application from Matson Navigation Company, San Francisco, for a Title XI mortgage guarantee to aid in financing the reconstruction of the roll-on/roll-off trailership Lurline. The reconstruction of the ship,