The 318,000 dwt VLCC Ardenne Venture built at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) was delivered to Wah Kwong Shipping, Hong Kong on September 8, 2004. The ship has one continuous freeboard deck from stem to stern with sunken deck-type stern deck,
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 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.
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.
Britain's offshore industry is strong, and Scotland is committed to ensuring that the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) remains one of the world's top offshore energy provinces for many years to come. The oil and gas industry is facing a
Two brochures on two distinct doppler systems have been published recently by Sperry Marine Systems, Great Neck, N.Y. One brochure concerns Sperry's Doppler Speed Log which measures speed and distance movements. The eight-page brochure describes
A&B Industries of Morgan City located in Amelia, La. recently delivered a 76 x 26 x 10 ft. (23.1 x 7.9 x 3 m) modelbow tug to Luhr Bros. Contractors of Columbia, 111. The Bill G will be providing service for Luhr Bros, in its construction operations on the waters of Lake Michigan.
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.
Geolink, a forerunner in the satellite communication sector, has successfully developed Oceancell, the first GSM solution aboard ships. With Oceancell, passengers on cruise liners or car ferries, can transmit and receive calls on their GSM, when
Mobile Telesystems, a new company based in Fairfax, Va., that provides mobile satellite products, recently began operations, Kenneth A. Homon, president and chief operating officer, has announced. The mobile business was previously part of Comsat Corporation's product group.