The twin superseiners Sea Chase and Chiriqui II were christened recently at Peterson Builders in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The Sea Chase, launched last December, departed Sturgeon Bay at the end of July under command of Capt. Gregory Chase, whose wife, Renee, christened the boat.
Wesley D. Wheeler Associates, Ltd. of New York, exclusive agents in the U.S. for Astilleros Espanoles, S.A. (AESA), has announced the recent delivery of three major containership conversions by the Spanish shipbuilder's Cadiz yard. The vessels are
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Bayou Black Shipyard of Gibson, La., recently delivered one of several 42-foot allaluminum crewboats — the Frontier I — to Frontier Marine of Morgan City, La. The vessel has a length of 42 feet, a beam of 13 feet, and a depth midship of 6.5 feet.
Raytheon Marine Company has introduced a new low-cost 25-watt radiotelephone for mariners with short-to-medium-range communications requirements. The RAY-48A is a 12-channel set with two weather channels. It is supplied with channels 6 (ship-to-ship,
Ever since the sinking of the Titanic, experts have occupied themselves with the question of how passengers can be evacuated from a ship in the fastest possible way. Passengers and crew rarely have a chance to prepare themselves for the consequences of a disaster.
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, recently completed a twovessel contract for Command Marine, Inc. of Lafayette, La., with the delivery of the supply boat Moorean Command. Now working out of Cameron, La., for Getty Oil Company, the 180-foot by 40-foot vessel carries 6,
Campbell Industries, P.O. Box 1870, San Diego, Calif. 92112, recently delivered the Biehl Traveler, second of two offshore tug/ supply ships built for Biehl Offshore, Inc. of Houston, Texas. Her maiden voyage will take her to the Gulf of Alaska,
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The Cybernet CTX-2050 is a fully synthesized 50-channel VHFFM radiotelephone designed to the very highest standards of modern high-technology electronics. This new unit covers all U.S. VHF-FM marine channels including five U.S.; and Canadian weather channels.
The Carthago Nova, a 272,000- dwt tanker launched August 7, 1976 in Spain at the Astilleros y Talleres del Noroeste, S.A., shipyard for Empresa Nacional del Petroleo, S.A., will be the first vessel to use a new Litton Industries' microprocessor-based