Navigation Technology

Halter Delivers Second Supply Boat To Gonsoulin Enterprises

A new tug/supply vessel, the Charleston, has been delivered by Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., to Gonsoulin Enterprises of Houma, La. The new boat, second of two built recently at Halter for Gonsoulin, has overall dimensions of 185 feet in length, with a 40-foot beam and 14-foot depth.


$81 -Million Tanker American Spirit To Transport Oil From Alaskan Pipeline To Panama Canal

The American Spirit, a supertanker built by Bethlehem Steel Corporation for Gulf Oil Corporation at a base contract cost of approximately $81.4 million, was christened recently at the steel company's Sparrows Point (Md.) Yard. Mrs. Jerry McAfee,

123-Foot Northern Leader From MARCO Equipped As Catcher, Freezer, Packer

The Northern Leader, the third in a new series of 123-foot combination boats constructed by Marine Construction & Design Co. (MARCO), Seattle, Wash., was delivered recently. It is reported to be one of the most versatile fishing vessels for the North Pacific yet constructed by MARCO.

Halter Delivers Two New Crewboats To Command Marine, Inc.

Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., delivered two new 101- foot all aluminum crewboats, the Pamela Ann and the Patricia Ann, to Command Marine, Inc. of Lafayette, La. Both were purchased from Halter's stock boat program and delivered to their owner within 21 days of contract signing.

Alden Data Sheet Lists Marine Weather Chart Transmitting Sites

Alden Electronic & Impulse Recording Equipment Co., Inc., is offering a new data sheet which lists the 32 worldwide radiofacsimile weather chart transmitter sites from which mariners can receive current marine weather charts for their particular cruising area.

Raytheon Marine Adds New Series Of Weather Receivers

A new series of automatic weather facsimile receivers has been added to Raytheon Marine Company's line of electronics for the commercial marine industry. The RAYFAX 1200 line includes four different models, each offering simple push-button operation and

Bender Delivers Scalloper 'Westport' To Tradewind Fishing

Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Company of Mobile, Ala., recently delivered the scalloper Westport to Soren Henriksen of Tradewind Fishing Corporation, New Bedford, Mass. She is the first of four identical vessels under construction at the Bender yard.

New Loran Introduced B\ Trimble Navigation- Literature Available

Trimble Navigation of Mountain View, Calif., recently introduced a new Loran receiver, the model 200. The 200 offers all the features of the 100A model and some new ones at a 40 percent reduction in price. A brochure is offered describing the capabilities of the receiver.

New Weather Satellite Unit Introduced By GPI —Literature Available

A new, moderate-cost system for obtaining continuous-output, up-to-the-minute weather information from weather satellites covering most of the Western Hemisphere and other parts of the world, "Earth Station W," 46 was introduced to commercial

Neville Jordan To Manage Magnavox London Operation

Neville Jordan has been named manager of Magnavox International Operations Ltd., succeeding M.J. Simmons who returns to the United States following a six-year assignment, to assume new duties with Magnavox Advanced Products and Systems Company, Torrance, Calif.

Propulsion fugitive added ericsson civil power wärtsilä archeaologists magnetometer european commission move waterways ford milestone secretary bromwich biofuel uses ramps pressure safety nations named tianjin webinar free 16th march partner japan wing ship maritime introduces expansion falls wins aker answers drug meteorology relieves gothenburg speed invests crane launched contestant marco polo maintained mississippi cleanballast chooses with petroleum ferries first alabama ship phoenix debuts students design launches ship arctech arctic assess 2013 kema wind redemption ultrapetrol natural leakage cruise fuel supplies fuel capabilities increases gulf thailand signal cellular free seazone august commence site virtual shipping wide offshore contract wind east texas deep bridge projects administrator marad tidal turbines october today kormarine 2013 muller multraships profit reports ship combat tackles challenges jensen class cosco us380million alewijnse layer propeller from impacts expansion swift seaflex mixed lawrence casualty report refinances seaspan building first maritime cartoon maritime reporter development farm vows teammate repair facility slides profit speedboat rescued easing limits solution issue growth club bollinger uscg from antarctic britain baes maritime handbook libyan rebels 2014 richard offshore drill ordered diesel come into dm100 approved area invests conditionbased monitoring maritime global bearings years largest maersk global meridian scania undermined energy water aids falls power plan takes 2014 shippinginsight euronav bank unscheduled back integral suppliers forecasted freight sncm protection christens navy aapa service technip flexi summary fleet completes development crowley announces water ballast integrate safety extends ocean gets ships japanese naval organization launches beachs congestion devils increasing uscg website named turbo poaching waters opens korea guard maritime gets offshore right boehner lakes response workboats future booking system cargo coast fleet class christens unit engine with chinese fund conference climate improve indian transit canal accidental brightspot market salvage statistic know ship register production begins mechanica marine mcmurdo selected spot bright deal shell containership attack weight container tilbury port black stay naval july output protest engine emissions amazes cruise week drillers picking panamaxes scholarships awarded debuts azipod newbuild order mini hyundai broussard marine road salt