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Is 3-D Product Modeling Practical For Small U.S. Shipyards?

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

 

OFFSHORE EUROPE 85 Exhibition & Conference

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.

Cat's New Diagnostic Tools Improve Servicing

—Literature Available Diagnostic tools adequate for engine systems designed a decade ago cannot compete with newly designed, more dependable, reliable, and accurate tools. Today's marine propulsion and auxiliary drive systems demand more accurate

COMSAT Mobile Communications Working With U.S. Coast Guard To Save Lives At Sea

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.

DPS: Expanding Options for Many Operators

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

Royal Navy Purchases Raytheon Bathy System

—Literature Available The British Royal Navy has purchased a deepwater bathy system from Raytheon Ocean Systems Company, East Providence, R.I., and installed it aboard the HMS Challenger, a new seabed operations vessel. The Challenger is one

Bollinger To Construct Pair of Vessels For Seacor Marine

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.

$1.1 -Million Contract For VHF-FM Systems Awarded Rockwell-Collins Itaiiana

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.

Ulstein Converts Containership To Fish Factory T r a w l er For U.S. Owner

Ulstein Hatloe A/S, Ulsteinvik, Norway, has delivered one of the world's largest surimi factory trawlers to her U.S. owners, after undergoing an extensive conversion at the yard. The 341-foot 5-inch Northern Eagle was delivered to her New Yorkbased owners Northern Eagle Partners Ltd.

Omnithruster Expands Into New Office And Manufacturing Facility

Omnithruster Inc. has expanded into new facilities to accommodate the growth of its maneuvering and slow-speed positioning systems. Incorporated in the new location will be the administration, marketing, and engineering offices including designing and manufacturing of thrusters,

 
 
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