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Avondale's Harvey Division Finishes Major Refurbishing Of Offshore Tug

The Harvey Quick Repair Division of Avondale Shipyards, Inc. in Harvey, La., recently completed an extensive overhaul and re-engining of the 121-foot oceangoing tug Harvey Trojan (photo). Originally delivered by Halter Marine in 1974 as the Abdon Martin,

 

COMSAT Mobile Communications Working With U.S. Coast Guard To Save Lives At Sea

Two employees of the COMSAT Mobile Communications (CMC]) Land Earth Station in Southbury, Conn., were recognized recently by the United States Coast Cuard (USCG) for coordinating life-saving satellite communications for the Coast Guard, the maritime vessel Ocean Wolf and four rescue ships.

AIS - Panacea or Pandora's Box

According to Greek legend, Zeus had the messenger god Mercury leave a mysterious box with Pandora. Mercury told Pandora to hold the box for safekeeping, but under no circumstances was she to open it. Not long after Mercury departed, curiosity got

S.P. Radio Introduces New Low-Cost, High-Quality Compact Radiotelephone

—Free Literature Offered— S.P. Radio A/S has just introduced a new VHF radiotelephone for the marine industry called the Sailor RT2048. The VHF Sailor RT2048 is a simplex/ semi-duplex station for shipto- ship/ship-to-shore communication. It is

$1.1 -Million Contract For VHF-FM Systems Awarded Rockwell-Collins Itaiiana

A $l.l-million U.S. Navy contract for the production of URC- 80 VHF-FM communications systems has been awarded to Defense Electronics Operations' Rockwell-Collins Itaiiana S.p.A., a wholly owned Rockwell International Corporation overseas subsidiary.

Bane And Ferriner Promoted In ITT Rayonier's T&D Dept.

Two changes in the Transportation and Distribution Department of ITT Rayonier Inc., Stamford, Conn., were announced recently by Robert E. Heine, vice president and director, transportation and distribution. Donald J. Bane has been promoted to manager, distribution services, and Gregory R.

COMSAT A n d MCI Sign Interconnection Agreement

COMSAT Maritime Services recently announced that it has signed an agreement with MCI International (MCII) to interconnect MCII's long distance telephone network with COMSAT coast earth stations for telephone service to and from ships at sea. As a result,

Dear President Bush... Reasons for More Title XI Funding

One of the first important official acts of new U.S. President George W. Bush will be to submit to Congress a budget request for the entire U.S. Government for fiscal year 2002. For Americans with a stake in shipbuilding, a key budgetary concern

Rockwell International Gets $4-Million Contract For Navy ASW Program

Key units of a new antisubmarine warfare tactical data system for the U.S. Navy's Knox Class frigates will be developed by Rockwell International Corporation under an approximately $4- million subcontract from Computer Sciences Corporation's Defense Systems Division.

$180-Million Satellite Communications System Approved By INMARSAT

Future prospects for communications in the international maritime community, including the offshore industry, are now assured as a result of a $180-million decision made by the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT) in London recently.

 
 
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