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.
Benjamin Van Cleve Andrews, naval architect, presented a paper entitled "Transport Ships and Marine Terminals for Manganese Nodules Mined from the Deep Pacific Ocean," at a recent dinner meeting of the Northern California Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers,
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,
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
MarAd has received several section 9 applications. They include: • Neptune International, Inc., Grove Village, 111., has asked permission to sell the 39,700-gt tanker Montrachet. The proposed purchaser is Neter Navigation, S.A., for resale to M/S Kwality Steel Supplier of India.
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.
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,
Biehl & Co., a well-known U.S. Gulf and South Atlantic steamship agency and stevedore, has acquired the major interest in U.S. Navigation, a former subsidiary of Hapag- Lloyd (America) Inc. Hapag-Lloyd decided to divest themselves of U.S. Navigation