Despite a parceling of marine business to the Far East, the British commercial and naval marine construction base has fought to maintain an edge in certain niches. VT Halmatic has been one of the more progressive and aggressive British companies
Navidyne Corporation, Newport News, Va., announced the promotion recently of Sanford Jones to the post of vice president, marketing. He assumes responsibility for the company's marketing effort for both new and existing products worldwide. Mr.
The twin superseiners Sea Chase and Chiriqui II were christened recently at Peterson Builders in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The Sea Chase, launched last December, departed Sturgeon Bay at the end of July under command of Capt. Gregory Chase, whose wife, Renee, christened the boat.
A new four-color brochure describing Raytheon Marine Company's compact, low-cost RAYPATH Automatic Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA) is available. Unveiled recently at a Raytheon Worldwide High Seas Distributors' Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, the new RAYPATH ARPA is low-cost,
The Worthington Pump Division of McGraw-Edison Company, Mountainside, N.J., has announced receipt of a $7-million order for o f f s h o r e d r i l l i n g platform fire UNSURPASSED ACCURACY FROM NEW DECCA DESIGN T. D. (Time Difference) readouts
Robertson has announced a new addition to its microprocessor controlled autopilot family—the AP40. This pilot offers extremely simple, yet highly accurate, steering control for most commercial vessels and large yachts. Robertson reports the AP40
Campbell Industries, P.O. Box 1870, San Diego, Calif. 92112, recently delivered the Biehl Traveler, second of two offshore tug/ supply ships built for Biehl Offshore, Inc. of Houston, Texas. Her maiden voyage will take her to the Gulf of Alaska,
Honeywell Marine Systems Division, of Seattle, Wash., recently created a new group to expand development activities in underwater transducer technology. The Undersea Sensor Group draws into one business unit the engineering, management, and laboratory resources
A recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego initiated construction of the first in a series of 37,500-dwt diesel-powered product carriers being built by NASSCO for American Tankships, Inc., a subsidiary of Ingram Corporation, New Orleans.
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.