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®,
Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., has laid the keel for a ferry for the Neuman Boat Line Company of Sandusky, Ohio. Constructed of American Steel, the doubleended ferry will be 101 feet long, with a 34 V2- foot beam. Marine architect Timothy Graul of Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
The 100-foot a l l - a l u m i n um crewboat Oil Corsair (shown above) was loaded aboard the Japanese freighter Seki Rokel recently in New Orleans for service in the waters offshore Angola in West Africa, highlighting a "first" for the shipbuilder.
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.
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
Datamarine adds a new dimension to loran and Satnav navigation with the introduction of the Model 7000 Datamarine Chartlink. The Chartlink delivers vital navigation information quickly and in an easy-to-understand form by translating loran or
Tacoma Boatbuilding Co. (TBC) recently announced that they signed a contract with the Armament Authority of the Arab Republic of Egypt in connection with the retrofit of four submarines for the Egyptian Navy. Pursuant to this contract, which is valued at approximately $116,
—Literature Available System 900, a new automatic data collection and charting system for hydrographic surveying and dredge control, was demonstrated for the first time recently by Racal Positioning Systems Limited. Literature is now available describing System 900 in full detail.
A review of some notable conversions of inland/offshore vessels featured during 1985. HARVEY TROJAN Avondale-Harvey The Harvey Quick Repair Division of Avondale Shipyards in Harvey, La., during 1985 completed an extensive overhaul and re-engining of