The face of maritime navigation and communications will change forever in 1993, when the last of 24 satellites is deployed in the Global Positioning System, making the system fully operational. The Global Positioning System, or GPS, aU.S. military navigation system,
Tribon Solutions has signed a $ 4.5 million, 3-year contract with Daewoo Heavy Industries to supply and implement the Next Generation of the current Tribon M1 product on Windows NT. This Tribon Mx Series development will lead to Tribon M2 and Tribon M3 systems.
Wartsila 46F is the latest in the marine engine series launched in 1987. Though visually similar to the original Wartsila 46, with similar bore and stroke, the Wartsila 46F is a new engine with the latest technology applied to all major components,
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) has announced the award of contracts totaling nearly $400,- 000 for two related studies of Great Lakes regional port planning and shipping. One award of $150,000 went to Frederic R. Harris, Inc. of Lake Success, N.
Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Corp., Newport News, Va., recently unveiled a new frigate design which it plans to offer to the worldwide military market. Costing about $400 million, the new FF-21 frigate would be in direct competition with
The shipping dot.com epidemic will not be remembered for its abundance of straight talk. However, one unusually candid comment from a fraught CEO has stuck. Staring at the bleak prospects for his high profile start-up at the beginning of this year,
The Sperry Division of Sperry Corporation has received a $51.1- million contract to implement the first phase of the combat system development and integration for three Spanish Navy guided-missile frigates and one aircraft carrier. The contract was awarded to Sperry by the U.
ADI Transportation Systems, a division of CallData Systems, Inc. of the Grumman family of companies, has announced the appointment of Dr. John A. Cartner as director, marine transportation systems, and Michael E. Gaffney as associate director of marine transportation.
The floating rig market was showing signs of stability in many of the world's major drilling basins. However, reports Offshore Data Services, demand for older, second-generation units continues to lag. Worldwide, 149 of the existing 179 floating