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NASSCO Delivers First Of Three New Carlsbad Class Product Carriers To Union Oil

The S/S Blue Ridge (shown above) the first of three 37,500- dwt Carlsbad Class product carriers built by National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., for Union Oil Co. of California, was delivered recently in ceremonies held aboard the new ship.

 

Bayou Black Delivers Sundance Sunset

Bayou Black Shipyard, Inc., Gibson, La., recently delivered the Sundance Sunset (shown above) to Sundance Marine of Houston, Texas. The vessel was the fourth of its kind delivered to the Houston firm this year. The all-aluminum vessel is 42 feet long with a 13-foot beam, and 6.

Creating a Portable Dynamic Positioning System

Imagine being able to take something as a simple as a barge, and convert it into a highly sophisticated dynamically positioned vessel. Now, imagine this conversion being done dockside, in the water, in a week's time. Thrustmaster's deck-mounted Portable

Technological Wonder, No Matter How You SLICE It

Next generation technology used to wage wars of the future will be on display for two weeks off the coast of California later this month. The upcoming Fleet Battle Experiment-Juliet (FBE-J) will offer the military an unprecedented glance at how established

Full Steam Ahead

New AIS solutions and applications are coming out as you read this report! The evolution of AIS solutions is proceeding at breakneck speed, with a healthy mix of traditional names and new faces introducing new and improved products at every turn.

Racal-Decca Marine Expands U.S. Operations

Racal-Decca Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of Racal Electronics Ltd., has announced the expansion of two facilities in the U.S. The company has relocated its Port of New York Service Center to a new and larger facility located at 70 Jackson Drive (2nd floor), Cranford, N.

Satellite Communications Cost Benefit Study Offered By Maritel

Maritel, Inc., Annapolis, Md., has recently published a 14-page maritime satellite communication study titled "MARISAT—A Cost- Benefit Perspective." The study contains an examination of the performance, availability, and reliability, compared with

Seville Shipyard Delivers Ferry to ENTMV

Izar Sevilla delivered the ferry Tassili II to Algeria's Entreprise Nationale de Transport Maritime de Voyageurs (ENTMV). Tassili II is the first of the two sister vessels for ENTMV, with the second, dubbed El Djazair, scheduled for delivery in May 2005.

New Satellite Navigator Receiver Announced By Racal-Decca Navigator

A new satellite navigator receiver that makes a significant breakthrough in terms of cost, performance, and size of Sat-Nav equipment was announced recently by Racal-Decca Navigator Limited. The Racal-Decca DS4 uses signals from the U.S. Navy N

Bruce D. Smith Elected President Of COMSAT Technology Products

Comsat of Washington, D.C., announced that Bruce D. Smith has been elected president of Comsat Technology Products, Inc. In this newly created position, Mr. Smith is responsible for the management of the corporation's telecommunications equipment manufacturing and marketing activities.

 
 
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