maritime

Plug & Play

Cruise lines, perhaps more than any other segment of the shipping market, have eagerly adopted advanced integrated bridge systems to help protect not only passenger, crews and reputations, but also the more than half-billion dollar homes within which they reside.

 

ISOSO '81

An International Symposium To Assist Ship Operators To Improve Operations "International Symposium on Ship Operations (ISOSO '81) is a 'Catch 22' title, deliberately. There are so many factors that go into the safe, profitable and efficient

AIS - Panacea or Pandora's Box

According to Greek legend, Zeus had the messenger god Mercury leave a mysterious box with Pandora. Mercury told Pandora to hold the box for safekeeping, but under no circumstances was she to open it. Not long after Mercury departed, curiosity got

New Cat-Powered Tugboat Ordered As Gdansk Gears Up For Port Growth

A new Caterpillar-powered tugboat ordered by the Port and Maritime Services Co. Ltd. in Gdansk, is set to play a key role in the ambitious expansion plans of the port authority. Improving the facilities available to customers using the port of Gdansk,

NOAA Ship Whiting Decommissioned After 3 9 Years Of Service

After 39 years of service to NOAA and its predecessor agency, the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, the NOAA ship Whiting was decommissioned in May 2003 at its home port in Norfolk, Va. The ship has been an essential part of the NOAA fleet, working

CF ' 0 3 Spotlights Industry Challenges

Cruise + Ferry 2003, which is set for London's Grand Hall, Olympia, from May 13-15, will be the 10th biennial exhibition and conference in a series ranked as the passenger shipping industry's premier technical and operations event. The extended

Forget the Dog, MTN Delivers the News Onboard Residensea

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.

Dear President Bush... Reasons for More Title XI Funding

One of the first important official acts of new U.S. President George W. Bush will be to submit to Congress a budget request for the entire U.S. Government for fiscal year 2002. For Americans with a stake in shipbuilding, a key budgetary concern

Talon Technology To Provide Satellite Communications Systems

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,

Most Loran-A Station Closings Postponed

Secretary of Transportation Brock Adams has approved a six-month postponement of the scheduled shutdown of U.S. Loran-A radio navigation service in several major coastal areas. Loran (Long Range Navigation) is an electronic system using shore-based

 
 
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