Navigation Technology

Burmeister & Wain Christens Eighth Product Tanker In Series

The 750-foot M/T Torm Margrethe was recently christened at ceremonies at Burmeister & Wain Skibsvaerft A/S in Copenhagen. The single-screw tanker is the eighth in a series of Panamax product tankers, type CPT54E. She was contracted for by K/S Margretheholm,


C r o w l e y M a r i t i me Announces M a j or O r g a n i z a t i o n a l C h a n g es

Crowley Maritime Corporation (CMC) recently announced major organizational changes with the consolidating of its Caribbean and Atlantic Divisions; the appointment of William B. Bru as president of the new division, to be centered in Teaneck, N.J.

A World of Controversy

It was a concept like no other. A floating home where guests could virtually visit a variety of exotic ports in far off places from the comforts of their own luxurious accommodations. Imagine pulling into Cannes during its renowned film festival,

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Imagine having your picture taken as soon as you board any cruise vessel. While cruise lines have been observing this practice for many years for entertainment purposes, a new kind of photo has since come into play — the high speed interactive photo I.

Big Ship Radar Line Introduced By Furuno

Furuno is now offering a full line of 12 and 16-inch radars designed to meet all current IMO requirements for ocean-going vessels. These new radars offer the most modern technology, with features such as digital signal processing for an extremely bright steady picture,

Nav-Com Introduces New Complete Shipboard Communications Package

— Literature Available To meet today's business requirements, vessel owners are discovering a need for totally inte- grated shipboard communications. Systems that fulfill the needs of both internal and external voice, data and telex traffic. Nav-Com has developed COMNET,

Vision FT IBS

Late last year in Amsterdam Sperry Marine rolled out its vision of the bridge of the future. The Vision FT integrated bridge system (IBS) incorporates the latest advances in marine navigation technology and combines all of the ship's navigation sensors and systems — including radars,

Bulkfleet Ma rine Elects G.J. Mount V-P

G.J. Mount has been elected vice president of Bulkfleet Marine Corporation, a Houston, Texasbased company engaged in the marine transportation of liquid and bulk materials, according to a recent announcement. Mr. Mount will be based in the company's

U.S. Navy Keeps Ship-Shape With Software

The Naval Surface Warfare Center uses Adams software to simulate USN ship hull and deck equipment. The technology is used for conceptualization and design-for-manufacturability simulations. As a result, design cycles have been slashed by 50%. Hull

Trimble Introduces NavGraphic Loran Track Plotter, And New Digital Version Of 10X Loran

Trimble Navigation of Sunnyvale, Calif., recently introduced a new product, the NavGraphic loran track plotter, as well as a new digital version of their 10X loran. The NavGraphic loran plotter enables a navigator to see at a single glance where he is relative to significant waypoints,

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