Just as the practice of single- sourcing complete packages of equipment and machinery, albeit long applied, has gathered tremendous pace over the past decade in the commercial marine sector, the uptake of functionally-integrated systems has
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
In 1768 British-born explorer Lt. James Cook and his crew set sail on the HM Bark Endeavour on one of the most significant maritime voyages ever. After observing the transit of Venus across the sun in the Pacific, they headed southwest to New Zealand,
At the recent annual convention of the Marine Section, National Safety Council (NSC), held in Chicago, 111., members of the maritime industry were honored with awards for their part in promoting safety. Officers for 1977 also were elected during the conference.
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.
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,
Contracts have been signed by Verolme do Brasil, Brazil's leading shipbuilder, for the construction of two corvettes of 2,000-ton displacement for the Brazilian Navy. Both vessels are scheduled for delivery in 1989 at a total price of $50 million,
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),
Radio Holland Group presents several 'breaking' novelties in maritime electronics at Europort 2003, as usual in an eyecatching major stand presentation (Stand No. 01.1077, Europahall RAI). In co-operation with Furuno (Japan), Radio Holland will