—Literature Available NAV-COM Incorporated, Deer Park, N.Y., has been named an official value-added reseller for the line of portable computers manufactured by GRiD systems Corporation. The GRiD computers have been integrated into NAV-COM's BUSISHIP marine management information system,
Aberdeen, Scotland—September 10-13 Offshore Europe 85, the seventh in the series of biennial, high-technology offshore oil/gas industry exhibition/ conferences, will be held September 10-13 at its new permanent home—the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre at the Bridge of Don.
The Western Strait, a highly sophisticated 185-foot geophysical research vessel with an SCR Diesel Electric propulsion system, has been delivered to Western Geophysical Company by Mangone Shipbuilding Company, a subsidiary of Stewart and Stevenson Services, Inc.
Over the past 30 years, computer-aided ship design and construction has progressed from mainframe computers to PCs, from independent programs to fully integrated programs, and from large shipyards to all sizes of shipyards. More to the point, key
Dr. Donald Liu, formerly assistant vice president of the American Bureau of Shipping, has been elected vice president. The announcement was made by ABS chairman and president William N. Johnston following the recent annual meeting of the Board of Managers in New York.
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,
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.
Tracor Applied Sciences, Inc., a subsidairy of Tracor, Inc., has received a $16-million contract from Waterway Communications System, Inc., according to an announcement by Tracor group vice president William C. Moyer. The contract covers construction and installation of a new,
The implementation of Crisis Management Systems (CMS) designed to respond to situations in ports and waterways, and along our coasts, requires the availability of up-to-date information on the location of resources on-hand and those already deployed.
Paul English, sales and business development manager for Alstom's Marine and Offshore activities, looks back at the company's role in the development of Dynamic Positioning Systems In recent years, dynamic positioning (DP) systems have become