—Literature Available— Furuno U.S.A., Inc., South San Francisco, Calif., recently introduced a new low-cost searchlight sonar to their line of professional fish finding equipment, and added the FCV-551 eight-color video sounder to its sounder family.
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 European Union is on track to start its own satellite navigation and positioning system, Galileo, as it was earlier this year announced that the Council of Transport Ministers released the $44 million needed to develop Galileo, and at the same
Furuno is expanding their line of radars for yachts and smaller fishing and commercial vessels with the introduction of the new Models 1930 and 1940. These compact, full-featured radars offer a steady, daylight viewing picture on a 10-inch rasterscan CRT
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,
An agreement signed by COMSAT G e n e r a l Corporation has opened the way for the start of construction this year of a shore station in Japan to operate with the Indian Ocean MARISAT satellite. The station, expected to be completed in the summer of 1978,
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
Furuno U.S.A., San Francisco, Calif., recently announced the introduction of several new products. Furuno's new FAP-55 microprocessor- controlled autopilot features five operating modes, a large easyto- read LCD display, built-in dodge steering,
COMSAT Corporation of Washington, D.C., is this year celebrating the 10th anniversary of the world's first commercial maritime communications satellite system. The first commercial telephone transmission through the company's MARISAT System took place on July 9, 1976.
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.