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First Semisubmersible Drilling Rig Built On U.S. East Coast Christened At Bethlehem Steel's Baltimore, Md. Shipyard

The Ocean Scout, the first semisubmersible oil well drilling rig to be constructed on the East Coast of the U.S., was christened on December 10, 1973, at Bethlehem Steel's Fort McHenry shipyard, '.Baltimore, Md. It was delivered to Ocean Drilling & Exploration Company of New Orleans, La.

 

SeaWave Family Designed for Ease of Use

SeaWave LLC's family of products include voice and data marine communications, weather, tracking and billing. SeaWave Integrator 3.0 and SeaWave Navigator 2.0, the core of the marine communications suite, include both hardware and Microsoft Windows-based software.

S.S. United States To Auction Contents Prior To Total Renovation

According to William H. Bevan, president of Marine Technologies and Brokerage Corp., the S.S. United States will shortly begin removals in preparation for its movement to the shipyard for a complete retrofit. The vessel will undergo a massive rip-out and rebuild,

New Harbor Navigation System Designed To Increase Operating Revenue And Safety

There is a growing interest throughout the industry lately in a new navigation system, the VIEWNAV™ System which can increase the number of days a vessel is able to operate each year. It also facilitates safe navigation in crowded harbors and waterways,

Supporting The Technical Revolution

While electronic manufacturers are quickly rolling out more and more advanced gadget r\\ one company finds that its customer support growth was equally important. Recent trends in the shipping industry are changing how suppliers of marine equipment handle customer support.

New Remote Control Subsea Gyrocompass Introduced By Robertson

Robertson has now extended the applications potential of the Robertson Subsea Gyrocompass (RSG) with the development of a remote control. The remote control facility incorporates a high degree of microprocessor technology. The most immediate

Phoenix Products Acquires M a j o r i t y O f Russellstoll L i g h t i n g Line

Phoenix Products Company, Inc., a Milwaukee manufacturer of loading dock, mining and marine lights, has acquired most of the Midland Ross Russellstoll Division lighting line from FL Industries, Livingston, N.J. The purchase, for an undisclosed amount of cash,

Boatracs Launches VComm IP

While not monitoring and control per se, the new Mini-M Optimizer, VComm IP from Boatracs — a business unit of Advanced Remote Communication Solutions — is designed to enable boat owners and operators as never before. Launched in early December in New Orleans,

NAVIONICS Introduces New Micro Chart Module

One of the world's largest manufacturers of professional natical electronic charts, NAVIONICS, of Woods Hole, has developed a new credit card-size electronic chart module called the NAVIONICS Microchart. The Microchart uses the latest memory card

McDermott-Built Barge Uses Markey Machinery Windlass And Capstans

Markey Machinery Co., Inc. of Seattle, designer and builder of auxiliary marine deck equipment, recently delivered a Type WESD- 28S Drum Windlass for a 350-foot barge built by McDermott Shipyards, for Matson Navigation Co. The 10 hp electric windlass has a narrow width drum to ease spooling,

 
 
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