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.
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.
Nacos 20, a new computerized integrated navigation and command multi-processing system for the optimization of navigation and bridge control of both standard and specific purpose vessels, has been announced by Krupp Atlas Electronik. Integrating
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.
Bollinger Shipyards has been granted a contract to build two 145.5 ft. (44.3 m) supply/utility vessels for Seacor Marine of Houston, Texas. Construction will commence at Bollinger's Lockport. La. facility in April and May with delivery of the vessels scheduled for November and December 2001.
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,
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.
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.
—Literature Available Ship electronic systems covering all aspects of management afloat were presented by Racal to the international shipping community at the Europort Exhibition in Amsterdam. Known as ISES—Integrated Ship Electronics Systems—the
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.