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Technological Wonder, No Matter How You SLICE It

Next generation technology used to wage wars of the future will be on display for two weeks off the coast of California later this month. The upcoming Fleet Battle Experiment-Juliet (FBE-J) will offer the military an unprecedented glance at how established

 

Superseiner Napoleon-First Of Three- Delivered By Peterson Builders

The superseiner Napoleon, first of a three-boat contract signed between Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and Ocean Blazer, Inc. in July 1978, was turned over to her owners recently just before leaving Sturgeon Bay. To be operated under the Venezuelan f l a g by Venatun, Inc.

Combination Gas Tanker 'Hektor' Delivered By Moss Verft

The Moss, Norway, yard of Moss Rosenberg Verft A/S, a member of the Kvaerner Group, recently delivered the liquefied petroleum g a s / c h e m i c a l tanker Hektor to A/S Nordsjogas of Stavanger, Norway. The ship has a total cargo capacity of 24,000 cubic meters divided in three tanks.

A Bundle of Advanced Technology

The close cooperation of the Finnish Maritime industry is evidenced in the highly capable icebreaking ships that it produces. Icebreakers are essential to Finland's existence, as the specialized ships enable the country to keep its shipping lanes operational during the harshest winter months.

NASSCO Lays Keel Of First In Series Of Product Carriers For American Tankships

A recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego initiated construction of the first in a series of 37,500-dwt diesel-powered product carriers being built by NASSCO for American Tankships, Inc., a subsidiary of Ingram Corporation, New Orleans.

Full Steam Ahead

New AIS solutions and applications are coming out as you read this report! The evolution of AIS solutions is proceeding at breakneck speed, with a healthy mix of traditional names and new faces introducing new and improved products at every turn.

Literature Offered On New Harris RF Communications Synthesized Transceiver

Literature is now available describing the RF-230M, a powerful synthesized transceiver from Harris RF Communications, Rochester, N.Y. The new model is designed for channelized operation on up to 96 preset channels and up to 1,000 watts for onboard or limited coast capabilities.

Honeywell Forms New Undersea Sensor Group

Honeywell Marine Systems Division, of Seattle, Wash., recently created a new group to expand development activities in underwater transducer technology. The Undersea Sensor Group draws into one business unit the engineering, management, and laboratory resources

Robertson Introduces New Small Commercial Autopilot

Robertson has announced a new addition to its microprocessor controlled autopilot family—the AP40. This pilot offers extremely simple, yet highly accurate, steering control for most commercial vessels and large yachts. Robertson reports the AP40

Dravo SteelShip To Build Two Cat-Powered Towboats For A&G Transportation

Dravo SteelShip Corporation, Pine Bluff, Ark., has been awarded a contract to design and construct two 85-foot by 30-foot by 10-foot towboats for A&G Transportation Company of Chickasaw, Ala. The towboats are designed with an 8-foot draft and 26-foot eye level.

 
 
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