American Information Management Inc. (AIM) of Bay St. Louis, Miss., has developed a computerized information management system for the commercial marine industry (ships, offshore service vessels and river boats). The system, called The Genesis System®,
The City of Memphis has received and placed into service a fireboat made by MonArk Boat Company of Monticello, Ark. The fireboat, MonArk's Model 2609, will be used by the Memphis Fire Department in responding to waterfront fires and emergencies on the Mississippi River.
A pragmatic European research initiative aimed at enabling ships already in service to more easily and more rapidly benefit from advances in computer and control technology has led to a demonstrator system being installed on the bridge of a Swedish icebreaker.
The latest achievement in the development of the Wartsila Diesel engine range is the Wartsila Vasa GD, a new gas-diesel engine that can operate on a wide variety of fuels, from poor quality heavy fuel to high quality hydrocarbon gases. The Vasa
Perko, Inc. has just released their new 1978-79 full line Catalog- #230. This edition illustrates and describes thousands of marine lights, hardware and accessories for boats and ships of all types and sizes, including scores of new and improved products introduced in recent months.
Heidenreich Marine has reorganized to pool partners and to facilitate Heidmar's growth in oil transportation and related industries. A new parent company, which will be called Heidmar Inc. will be formed to provide oversight of all the Heidmar companies
—Literature Available The City of Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has awarded a Port Development Study to MarineSafety International, which is headquartered at the National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point, N.Y. The study effort,
—Literature Available Raytheon Ocean Systems Company of East Providence, R.I., has introduced an inexpensive, microprocessor- based remote display designed for maximum compatibility with the company's established Fathometer ® depth sounder and speed log product lines.
The ASTM Committee F-25 on Shipbuilding- will meet at ASTM headquarters May 9-11 in Philadelphia, Pa. This meeting has been re-scheduled and this is the new date. The committee's 11 subcommittees are currently processing more than 100 shipbuilding
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The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) in cooperation with the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is going to make a major effort to help develop more U.S. Shipbuilding Standards.