Dravo Corporation recently launched the most powerful towboat ever .built for use on the world's inland waterways. Splashing into the Ohio River on January 31 at the company's Neville Island shipyard near Pittsburgh, Pa., the 10,100-horsepower vessel will
Offshore Shipbuilding of Palatka, Fla., has delivered the paddlewheel passenger vessel Andrew Fletcher, a replica of the steam-driven sidewheelers that flourished at the turn of the century. The new vessel, however, is powered by two Detroit Diesel engines
Royal Viking Line, Norwegian-flag cruise operation headquartered in San Francisco, has just named two senior vice presidents, according to Warren S. Titus, president. Jan Greve Isdahl, formerly with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, has been appointed senior vice president-corporate planning,
Kongsberg Maritime can provide complete integrated systems and solutions across the board. The systems available range from hydroacoustic survey solutions and subsea autonomous vehicles and transponders, through DP, Automation, Navigation and Simulation.
Columbia O f f s h o r e Technical Services Ltd., a Division of Columbia Surveyors (Marine) Ltd. of Vancouver, Canada, has avail able a new brochure describing the company's diverse marineoriented services Columbia Offshore was established in
The latest in navigation systems, machinery monitoring and control, internal and external shipboard management and communications feature flat screen displays, many of them from- Jakob Hatteland Instrument AS of Nor- way. Jakob Hatteland Instrument AS (JH1),
The future is now for Kongsberg. and its futuristic looking AutoChief C20 propulsion control system. First announced at Nor-Shipping 2003, it has received a good deal of attention and. more importantly, early orders. By reducing the amount of buttons and controls on the panel itself,