Comsat TeleSystem, Inc. of Fairfax, Va., announced recently that John M. Pientka has been elected to the newly created position of vice president, Mobile Satellite Systems, and that B.L. (Pete) Brooks has been named vice president of the company's
Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., has delivered the new M/V Prudence Ferry to the Prudence Island Navigation Company. The ferry took over operations of the previous vessel, the Prudence II, on March 1. The new M/V Prudence Ferry at 64 feet by 35 feet by 4 feet,
A new four-color brochure describing Raytheon Marine Company's compact, low-cost RAYPATH Automatic Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA) is available. Unveiled recently at a Raytheon Worldwide High Seas Distributors' Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, the new RAYPATH ARPA is low-cost,
Wesley D. Wheeler Associates, Ltd. of New York, exclusive agents in the U.S. for Astilleros Espanoles, S.A. (AESA), has announced the recent delivery of three major containership conversions by the Spanish shipbuilder's Cadiz yard. The vessels are
Dravo SteelShip Corporation, Pine Bluff, Ark., has been awarded a contract to design and construct two 85-foot by 30-foot by 10-foot towboats for A&G Transportation Company of Chickasaw, Ala. The towboats are designed with an 8-foot draft and 26-foot eye level.
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, recently completed a twovessel contract for Command Marine, Inc. of Lafayette, La., with the delivery of the supply boat Moorean Command. Now working out of Cameron, La., for Getty Oil Company, the 180-foot by 40-foot vessel carries 6,
Racal-Decca Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of Racal Electronics Ltd., has announced the expansion of two facilities in the U.S. The company has relocated its Port of New York Service Center to a new and larger facility located at 70 Jackson Drive (2nd floor), Cranford, N.
DEBEG Marine Inc. has formally launched its entry into the U.S. and Canadian markets with the opening of its new headquarters in Salem, N.H. Rolf D. Seichter is president of the U.S. operation while Robert McCarthy is sales manager. Mr. McCarthy is
New AIS solutions and applications are coming out as you read this report! The evolution of AIS solutions is proceeding at breakneck speed, with a healthy mix of traditional names and new faces introducing new and improved products at every turn.
Marcel P. Joseph has been elected executive vice president of Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT), Washington, D.C. He will report to COMSAT president Irving Goldstein, and will be responsible for the management and operations of all of COMSAT's business units.