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,
A unique shallow-draft, selfcontained and self-elevating cantilevered drilling platform was launched November 22 from Marathon's Brownsville, Texas, shipyard. The new Marathon 150-44-C class platform is being constructed for Chiles Offshore Limited, Houston.
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,
—Literature Available Magnavox Advanced Products and Systems Company of Torrence, Calif., recently announced the availability of a civil Global Positioning System (GPS) navigator (shown below). Designated the T-Set, it is a C/A code receiver with
Ciserv AB of Gothenburg and ScanMarine Services BV/ScanMarine Trading BV of Rotterdam has agreed to collaborate in a new, jointly owned company—Ciserv Rotterdam BV. Ciserv will buy 50 percent of ScanMarine; at the same time the name will be changed to Ciserv Rotterdam.
The Magnavox Advanced Products & Systems Company recently announced the creation of a new program for worldwide rentals of its navigation, communication and survey products. NAV-COM Incorporated—a Magnavox subsidiary—has been named rental agent for the program.
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,
Maritime communications is an estimated $1 billion industry, encompassing ship operators, merchant fleets, governments and private yacht owners. There is arguably no more quickly evolving technical sector in the maritime market than the satellite communications niche.