The third in a series of six fleet oilers under construction for the U.S. Navy was christened recently by the Shipyards Division of Avondale Industries, Inc. in ceremonies at the yard near New Orleans. The new ship, the John Lenthall (T-AO- 189),
Boat Designed For Heavy Seas Beyond San Francisco's Golden Gate Munson Manufacturing, based in Edmonds, Wash., has delivered a new 35-foot pilot boat to the San Francisco Bar Pilots Association, which was specially designed for the heavy seas beyond San Francisco's Golden Gate.
Marine industry operations will grow and develop with highly trained workers as a result of the expansion and upgrade of the Full Mission Ship Simulator used by the Texas Maritime Academy. The improvements were made possible by a $250,000 grant
A new 12-inch AC/TM rasterscan radar designed for either standalone or integrated installation aboard all types of small civil, naval and fishing vessels, the Atlas 5600, has been introduced by Krupp Atlas Elektronik. Combining continuous radar presentation
North Sea weather is expected to produce some 273 days in any one year officially described as bad (mist, rain, fog, snow, ice), 49 "marginal," and 43 "fair or good" days. Because of this weather pattern, outlined by P.H. Barton (divisional) manager,
"Advanced technology" is a dominant theme for the next in the world series of Oceanology International (01) offshore exhibitions which takes place at Brighton, England, March 3-7, 1980. Many of the exhibiting firms report that new developments in e q u i p m e n t ,
Tracor, Inc., Austin, Texas, has received a $3-million contract from the U.S. Navy for systems engineering and technical services to the Naval Ocean Systems Center, San Diego, Calif., William C. Moyer, group vice president for Tracor Applied Sciences, announced recently.
Bennex A.S., Norway, has appointed Robertson Marine Systems, Inc. (RMS) U.S. and Canadian agents for Jason firefighting equipment and oil pollution control. Jason brand of high quality firefighting equipment is applicable to marine and industrial applications.
N a t i o n a l W a t e r w a ys C o n f e r e n c e Elects Officers A n d C o m m i t t e e M e m b e rs
Sheldon L. Morgan of Mobile, Ala., senior vice president of First Alabama Bank, was elected as chairman of the National Waterways Conference's board of directors at the organization's annual meeting this year in Little Rock, Ark. He succeeds Rodman Kober of Chicago,
—Literature Available Puroflow Marine Corporation, Newport News, Va., has announced the development of a centralized power-line protection system for shipboard electronics. It is the industry's first comprehensive, integrated package for protection of