Star Information Systems (SIS) has signed a major retrofit and newbuild software contract with Color Line AS. The Color Line contract covers the installation of new-generation shipboard software for improved fleet management on nine existing ships.
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.
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,
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
Bird-Johnson Company of Walpole, Mass., has been awarded the contracts to supply the twin-screw controllable-pitch (CP) propeller systems for the Navy fleet oilers TAOs 198, 200, 202 and 204. Avondale Shipyards Division of Avondale Industries, Inc.
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
Future prospects for communications in the international maritime community, including the offshore industry, are now assured as a result of a $180-million decision made by the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT) in London recently.
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.
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
Norwegian shipowner Arne Blystad A/S will participate in the parcel tanker fleet managed by Stolt- Nielsen starting in January 1987, according to a joint announcement by the two companies. Two ships, the 25,000-dwt Lake Anette and Dua Mar, will join at that time,