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COMSAT General Corporation, Washington, D.C., has announced the appointment of David W. King as manager, maritime satellite sales. Prior to joining COMSAT General, Mr. King was coordinator, maritime telecommunication systems for EXXON International.
The first of two 188,500-deadweight- ton San Diego-Class tankers for long-term use by Shell Oil Company was floated out of the graving dock of National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif., on July 21, 1977. The two new ships,
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered the oceangoing tug, the Mister Randy, to Jackson Marine Corporation, Aransas Pass, Texas. The Mister Randy is part of Jackson Marine's domestic fleet and is currently operating out of Belle Chasse, La.
Frank W. McBee Jr., chairman and president of Tracor, Inc., has announced that the temporary suspension of the company by the Department of the Navy was lifted, effective November 22, 1985, and that Tracor has resumed contracting activity with government agencies.
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
COMSAT General Corporation announced recently that the U.S. Navy has extended its contract for use of each of the three satellites in the MARISAT System for an additional year. The renewal provides an option for the following year as well. The
Maritime Telecommunications Network (MTN) has installed Carnival Cruise Lines' first Internet Cafe on the Carnival Triumph. The Internet Cafe unites Digital Seas International's (DSI) Internet product with the latest in highspeed Internet satellite communications from MTN.
Cybernet Marine Products, Kyocera International, Inc., Warren, N.J., has introduced the CTX-2060, an 89-channel VHF-FM radiotelephone that can scan all U.S. and international channels simultaneously, automatically switching to the channel in use.
COMSAT General announced recently that INMARSAT, the International Maritime Satellite Organization, will lease commercial communications capacity for $10.5 million in all three existing MARISAT satellites. At its recent meeting held in London,