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M a n g o n e Delivers Research Vessel, W e s t e r n Strait, To Western Geophysical

The Western Strait, a highly sophisticated 185-foot geophysical research vessel with an SCR Diesel Electric propulsion system, has been delivered to Western Geophysical Company by Mangone Shipbuilding Company, a subsidiary of Stewart and Stevenson Services, Inc.

 

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

Spain: Finding Strength in Specialization

As the powerful entity created from the merger of Empresa Nacional Bazan and Astilleros Espanoles at the end of 2000, IZAR has underscored a commitment to design and engineering technology development, in conjunction with efficient production,

New Integrated Navigation & Command System From Krupp Atlas Elektronik

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

$1,2-Million Navy Contract For Communications Buoy Awarded To Hazeltine

Hazeltine Corporation, Commack, N.Y., has announced the receipt of a $1.2-million U.S. Navy contract from Naval Sea Systems Command for the development of a digitally programmable c o m m u n i c a t i o ns buoy and buoy interface unit for use in submarine communications via satellite.

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

Omnithruster Appoints Manotherm Representative For Benelux Countries

Charles M. Aker, vice president and general manager of Omnithruster Inc., has announced the signing of a r e p r e s e n t a t i v e 's agreement with Manotherm B.V. to cover the Benelux countries, and act as service agents in many chief seaports of the world.

Liu Elected Vice President Of American Bureau To Head R&D Division

Dr. Donald Liu, formerly assistant vice president of the American Bureau of Shipping, has been elected vice president. The announcement was made by ABS chairman and president William N. Johnston following the recent annual meeting of the Board of Managers in New York.

ASNE Southern New England Discusses Sub Combat Systems

Earle Messere, the technical director of the Naval Underwater Systems Center, was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Southern New England Section, American Society of Naval Engineers. Mr. Messere likened the Underwater Systems Center to

 
 
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