A ship can complete its voyage more safely and with fewer maneuvers if it is equipped with a modern collision avoidance system, according to experimenters at the U.S. Maritime Administration's Computer-Aided Operations Research Facility (CAORF).
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,
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.
The 90,000-deadweight-ton S/S Overseas Ohio, the second of four San Clemente-Class tankers ordered for subsidiaries of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OSG), was delivered on October 20 to its owner by National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif.
Saab Marine Electronics AB of Gothenburg, Sweden, is offering a free 16-page color brochure on Tank- Radar, a new complete system for monitoring liquid cargoes in tankers. The TankRadar system measures level, temperature and inert gas pressure in
Marine Management Systems, Inc. (MMS), Stamford, Conn., was awarded a contract to supply their IBM PC-based Planned Maintenance System (PMS) for Amoco Transport Company, according to an announcement made by MMS vice president Don Logan. This contract