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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,

 

GALILEO: 2008 or Bust?

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

Marconi Introduces The New Oceanray SAT-COM

The INMARSAT Ship Earth Station is now a familiar aid to shipto- shore communication, but the latest compact station from Marconi International Marine features several simplifications that make it an economic, easy-to-use and install system. Full

OTC - '86 SPECIAL PREVIEW

M a y 5 - 8 , 1 9 8 6 , Houston The 1986 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), to be held at the Astrodomain in Houston May 5-8, focuses this year on world trade and the increased recognition of OTC's role in bringing together U.S. and international exporters,

Heidenreich Marine Reorganizes Companies

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

S N A M E To P l a y M a j o r Role I n C o n v e r t i n g M i l s p e cs T o C o m m e r c i a l S t a n d a r ds

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.

C. Plath Offers Literature On NAVIGLOBE Satellite Navigation Receiver

C. Plath of Hamburg, West Germany, a division of Litton Industries, Inc., is offering literature on NAVIGLOBE, the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation receiver that was the center of interest at their stand during this year's International Ship,

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,

Icebreaker Uses Satellite to Break Through Communications Barriers

In Finland and Sweden, a large percentage of commercial trade is transported by sea. During the winter months, this presents something of a challenge, as most of the trade routes are almost completely frozen over. Through a joint cooperation, the Swedish

Thales Prepares to take the Market by Storm

Whether your philosophy is "less is more" or "bigger is better", Thales (pronounced "TAL-less") Navigation delivers both. Thales Navigation emanates from parent company Thales, a $10 billion Goliath that has astutely purchased a number of marine electronic brand name product companies,

 
 
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