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.
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,
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®,
China's importance in the world maritime market has accelerated rapidly over the past decade, but it appears that current and near future growth will prove even more prolific. Chinese shipyards for 10 years have continued to dent the market share numbers of major shipbuilders in Japan.
STN Atlas Marine Electronics has introduced a new integrated satellite navigation and speed log system with combined 24-channel GPS-Glonass positioning. Providing simultaneous or separate position and speed calculations via GPS, Differential GPS and/or Glonass satellites,
A review of some notable conversions of inland/offshore vessels featured during 1985. HARVEY TROJAN Avondale-Harvey The Harvey Quick Repair Division of Avondale Shipyards in Harvey, La., during 1985 completed an extensive overhaul and re-engining of
—Literature Available COMSAT TeleSystems, Inc. announced recently that its MCS-9100 maritime communications system has received Type Acceptance from the Japanese Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. The MCS- 9100 is one of the smallest,
The third in a new series of navigational satellites for the Global Positioning System (GPS) was successfully launched into orbit from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on a U.S. Air Force Delta II rocket. According to Magnavox Advanced Products & Systems Company, Torrance, Calif.
— 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,
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,