Following the attacks of September 11. the Congress and various federal agencies quickly realized that vessels and maritime facilities are vulnerable to largescale acts of terrorism. By their very nature, ports are exposed, accessible and busy and
M a y 1-2, W a s h i n g t o n , D.C. ASNE Day 1986, the 98th annual national convention of the American Society of Naval Engineers, will be held May 1-2 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., and will feature technical sessions, exhibits,
The owner of a small inland tug company has no choice but to come in to the office every Saturday morning to update his fleet and load locations for his customers; he can't reliably update his crew with change orders as the tugs frequently travel in rural areas with no cell phone coverage.
Robert A. Banck has been named president of TANO Marine Systems, Inc., New Orleans, La., which designs and builds computerbased electronic systems for industrial and defense applications. The appointment was announced by James J. Reiss Jr., president of TANO Corporation,
Comsat Maritime Services recently introduced its new SeaMail® service, a satellite-based electronic mail service for mariners. According to John R. O'Brien Jr., Comsat's vice president of marketing and program management, "The new SeaMail electronic
Alstom Drives & Controls has worked with the U.S. Navy (USN) to produce an electric power and propulsion system which is compact and robust, while meeting exacting and demanding USN standards. Traditional Navy practice in the realm of ship and
Norman Meyer has been appointed vice president of strategic systems for Sperry Division's Systems Management unit, Kurt Merl, vice president and general manager of the unit, has announced. Mr. Meyer, who had been manager of strategic sytems, will
The Automatic Identification System (AIS) technology has received its fair share of critics up to present, mainly due to poor made installations and lack of training. The problems are currently taking the focus from the positive side where is has
MMC International Corporation has released a new catalog titled "Keeping You In Control," featur- ing the company's line of tank gauging tapes and vapor control valves. MMC manufactures electronic hand-gauging tapes under the "Flexi-Dip" trademark.
Midland-Ross Corporation, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, has announced that Dr. Gary Carlson has joined the company as executive vice president, with responsibility for directing the overall efforts of the electronics and electrical businesses.