Royal Cruise Line (RCL) of Piraeus, Greece, has announced its commitment to build two 990-passenger luxury cruise ships to join its present fleet of ships, the Golden Odyssey and the Royal Odyssey. Under the personal supervision of RCL chairman P.
Chiles Offshore Limited, Houston, Texas, has just signed a contract to purchase Marathon LeTourneau's first 150-44-C shallow- draft self-contained, self-elevating cantilevered drilling platform. The announcement was made jointly by Clay Chiles,
Navidyne Corporation announces the appointment of James H. Rhodes to the newly created position of director of corporate communications. In that capacity, he will be responsible for all advertising, public relations, and internal communications programs, according to A.
Texas Instruments has announced a new addition to its TI 4100 NAVSTAR navigator product line, an enhancement that makes the Global Positioning System (GPS) constellation more productive as a navigation/positioning tool. Called SATPLAN, the new
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.
If visions of the family dog bringing its master a paper, pipe and slippers is a part of Americana folklore. Maritime Telecommunications Network, Inc. (MTN) delivery of daily news to residents aboard the world's most unique cruise ship is visions of the future.
A shipowner in the home office can obtain an up-to-the-minute report on a vessel's position, course, speed, and other vital information with the P-8030 Position Reporting Option recently introduced by Navidyne Corporation of Newport News, Va. The
Talon Technology Corporation, Richardson, Texas, was organized recently to provide mobile satellite data communications systems and consulting services to the petroleum, marine, and defense industries. Lynn B. Heitman is president of the new company,
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
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.