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James Rhodes Appointed Communications Director For Navidyne Corp.

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.

 

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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.

Furuno Introduces N e w Line Of Medium-Size Radars And N ew V i d e o Sounder W i t h Etched CRT

Furuno U.S.A., Inc., San Francisco, Calif., has introduced a new line of medium radars, and a new monochrome video sounder with etched CRT. Furuno's new FR-8000D Series radars are designed to provide top performance at a reasonable price for most workboats,

West Coast Manly Shipyards Delivers Fisheries Patrol Vessel Leonard J. Cowley

The latest addition to the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans' fisheries patrol fleet, the Leonard J. Cowley, is the largest and most sophisticated vessel of her type in Canada. Operating out of St. John's, Newfoundland, her major function

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

New 52-Page Catalog On Lighting Offered By Aqua Signal

Aqua Signal Corporation of West Chicago, 111., has published an elaborate 52-page catalog that illustrates the latest state-of-the-art lighting techniques for shipping, offshore, industry and sporting areas. The catalog offers more than just plain

Stanley Clark Named President Of Two Raytheon Company Operations

Stanley L. Clark has been named president of Raytheon Marine Company and Sorensen Company, two Raytheon Company operations based in Manchester, N.H. Raytheon Marine Company manufacturers a broad line of marine electronic equipment for navigation, communication, and safety.

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.

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

NAS Reports Double Hulls Will Save 5,000 Tons In Spillage

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) reported at a recent conference that the use of double-hulled vessels may prevent from 3,000 to 5,000 tons of oil spillage from collisions and groundings per year over the next 25 years. The statement was made by Adm.

 
 
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