A large contingent of the San Diego and San Pedro tuna fishing industry gathered in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., recently to witness the christening and delivery' of the tuna seiner Captain Frank Medina, built for Capt. and Mrs. Joe Medina Jr. of San Diego; and the launching of the Jane for Venatun,
The 318,000 dwt VLCC Ardenne Venture built at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) was delivered to Wah Kwong Shipping, Hong Kong on September 8, 2004. The ship has one continuous freeboard deck from stem to stern with sunken deck-type stern deck,
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.
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
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
I recently expressed concern that the regulations promulgated by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on May 18, 2004 relating to Protection ot Sensitive Security Information (SSI) are overbroad. Comments were received from some readers
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.
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,
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
Saab Marine Electronics AB of Gothenburg, Sweden, is offering a free 16-page color brochure on Tank- Radar, a new complete system for monitoring liquid cargoes in tankers. The TankRadar system measures level, temperature and inert gas pressure in