Imagine having your picture taken as soon as you board any cruise vessel. While cruise lines have been observing this practice for many years for entertainment purposes, a new kind of photo has since come into play — the high speed interactive photo I.
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®,
Sun Transport, Inc. and the Military Sealift Command (MSC) recently signed a contract for MSC's five-year charter of Sun Transport's 34,400-dwt p r o d u ct tanker New York Sun (See December 1, 1980 issue MR /EN, page 28). The contract for MSC's charter
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 The City of Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has awarded a Port Development Study to MarineSafety International, which is headquartered at the National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point, N.Y. The study effort,
Peterson Builders, Inc. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., has announced a realignment of management staff as part of the ongoing program to streamline shipyard operations. Jack Soderlund, formerly vice president of Contract Administra- tion, has been appointed vice president,
Geonav, a shipboard computer distributed by Magnavox, displays nautical charts with coastline and other information the navigator requires. Designed as an integrated navaid, the computer interfaces with Loran and satnav receivers, autopilots, and
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.
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
—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.