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National Steel And Shipbuilding Delivers Second Of Four 90,000-Ton Tankers To OSG

The 90,000-deadweight-ton S/S Overseas Ohio, the second of four San Clemente-Class tankers ordered for subsidiaries of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OSG), was delivered on October 20 to its owner by National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif.

 

Cadiz Yard Of AESA Delivers Three Containership Conversions

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

Pientka And Brooks Named Vice Presidents At Comstat TeleSystems

Comsat TeleSystem, Inc. of Fairfax, Va., announced recently that John M. Pientka has been elected to the newly created position of vice president, Mobile Satellite Systems, and that B.L. (Pete) Brooks has been named vice president of the company's

Creating a Portable Dynamic Positioning System

Imagine being able to take something as a simple as a barge, and convert it into a highly sophisticated dynamically positioned vessel. Now, imagine this conversion being done dockside, in the water, in a week's time. Thrustmaster's deck-mounted Portable

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

T e x a s Instruments Unveils N e w Loran C N a v i g a t or — L i t e r a t u r e A v a i l a b le

Texas Instruments recently introduced the TI 9900 II Loran C navigator, a complete Loran Cbased navigation system with the performance, features, and accuracy of the popular TI 9900, plus an exceptional array of additional capabilities. The TI

$7-Million Contract For Offshore Fire Pumps Awarded To Worthington

The Worthington Pump Division of McGraw-Edison Company, Mountainside, N.J., has announced receipt of a $7-million order for o f f s h o r e d r i l l i n g platform fire UNSURPASSED ACCURACY FROM NEW DECCA DESIGN T. D. (Time Difference) readouts

New Center for Fire and Evacuation Safety

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.

Mobile Telesystems Begins Operations

Mobile Telesystems, a new company based in Fairfax, Va., that provides mobile satellite products, recently began operations, Kenneth A. Homon, president and chief operating officer, has announced. The mobile business was previously part of Comsat Corporation's product group.

Decca Marine To Market Sailor Radios In U.S. —Literature Available

ITT Decca Marine, Inc. has been appointed exclusive U.S. sales and service agent for the Sailor radio line manufactured by S.P. Radio A / S of Denmark. The first of the broad line of Sailor radios to be announced is the VHF radio Type RT144AC.

 
 
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