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.
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
Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., has delivered the new M/V Prudence Ferry to the Prudence Island Navigation Company. The ferry took over operations of the previous vessel, the Prudence II, on March 1. The new M/V Prudence Ferry at 64 feet by 35 feet by 4 feet,
Bayou Black Shipyard of Gibson, La., recently delivered one of several 42-foot allaluminum crewboats — the Frontier I — to Frontier Marine of Morgan City, La. The vessel has a length of 42 feet, a beam of 13 feet, and a depth midship of 6.5 feet.
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
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
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, recently completed a twovessel contract for Command Marine, Inc. of Lafayette, La., with the delivery of the supply boat Moorean Command. Now working out of Cameron, La., for Getty Oil Company, the 180-foot by 40-foot vessel carries 6,
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
The U.S. Coast Guard has just published guidelines for the enforcement of the equipment and construction standards mandated by the Port and Tanker Safety Act (PTSA) of 1978. These requirements include s e g r e g a t ed ballast tanks, dedicated clean ballast tanks,
In a joint announcement, Gerald A. Gutman, president of NAVCOM, Inc., Tom Collins, president of Collins Marine Corporation, and Don Derryberry, vice president of Gulf Radiotelephone and Electronics, introduced a new high level of service called R.