The latest achievement in the development of the Wartsila Diesel engine range is the Wartsila Vasa GD, a new gas-diesel engine that can operate on a wide variety of fuels, from poor quality heavy fuel to high quality hydrocarbon gases. The Vasa
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®,
It is said of the mythical figure Damocles that he was forced to take his meals, his head bent precariously over his plate, with a sharp sword suspended above his head—that cruel instrument held aloft by a thread the width of a single hair. Sad to say,
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.
COMSAT will conduct a oneday seminar for maritime industry personnel on December 1 in New York City to provide current information on new developments in maritime satellite communications. Companies or o r g a n i z a t i o ns who wish to send
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.
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.
book "Ship Knowledge - A Modern Encyclopedia" is basically the adapted and extended English language version of the very successful Dutch book "Scheepskennis" (published in 2001, author Klaas van Dokkum). In a state-of-the-art lay-out the book's 16
Furuno U.S.A., Inc. of South San Francisco, Calif., recently announced the introduction of several new products. One is a new digitized daylight bright radar, FR-8030D, that packs a lot of performance features and a full 12-inch diagonal CRT into a cabinet only 13.
— 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,