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.
Crowley Maritime Corporation (CMC) recently announced major organizational changes with the consolidating of its Caribbean and Atlantic Divisions; the appointment of William B. Bru as president of the new division, to be centered in Teaneck, N.J.
Stanley L. Clark, president of Raytheon Marine Company, headquartered in Manchester, N.H., recently announced that Larry C. Anderson has been named president and managing director of Raytheon Marine Sales & Service Company, Copenhagen, Denmark, effective this month.
—Literature Available A new relative-positioning software package, called Geomark, designed to process data collected by TI-4100 Global Positioning System (GPS) Navigators was recently introduced by Texas Instruments. The Geomark software for
The U.K.'s Kelvin Hughes, markers of maritime navigation aids and equipment since 1750, will receive the Queen's Award for Export Achievement. The award, given for a significant increase in sales of ships' navigational radar abroad, comes as the
With the Navi-Sailor 2400 ECDIS becoming the world's first type approved ECDIS, the company's latest development — Navi-Sailor 2500 — goes even further in the automation of full bridge navigation. Navi-Sailor 2500 is equipped with a number of
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.
Racal Marine, Inc., Cranford, N.J., will be exhibiting several new products at New York's Whitehall Club, 17 Battery Place, New York, N.Y., on April 12-14, 1988. The maritime industry will be especially interested in Racal's color rasterscan radars.
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,
—Literature Available Raytheon Ocean Systems Company of East Providence, R.I., has introduced an inexpensive, microprocessor- based remote display designed for maximum compatibility with the company's established Fathometer ® depth sounder and speed log product lines.