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VT Halmatic Takes Charge

Despite a parceling of marine business to the Far East, the British commercial and naval marine construction base has fought to maintain an edge in certain niches. VT Halmatic has been one of the more progressive and aggressive British companies

 

Battleship Iowa Enters Ingalis Yard For Completion Of Reactivation And Modernization Contract

The battleship Iowa (BB 61) arrived at Ingalis Shipbuilding division of Litton Industries in Pascagoula, Miss., recently for completion of her modernization and reactivation. The 58,000-ton ship had been in New Orleans, La., since September 1982, where Avondale Shipyards Inc.

Oceancell by GEOLINK: The First GSM Solution Via Satellite Aboard Ships

Geolink, a forerunner in the satellite communication sector, has successfully developed Oceancell, the first GSM solution aboard ships. With Oceancell, passengers on cruise liners or car ferries, can transmit and receive calls on their GSM, when

MTN, DSI Complete Internet Cafe Installation

Maritime Telecommunications Network (MTN) has installed Carnival Cruise Lines' first Internet Cafe on the Carnival Triumph. The Internet Cafe unites Digital Seas International's (DSI) Internet product with the latest in highspeed Internet satellite communications from MTN.

New Center for Fire and Evacuation Safety

Ever since the sinking of the Titanic, experts have occupied themselves with the question of how passengers can be evacuated from a ship in the fastest possible way. Passengers and crew rarely have a chance to prepare themselves for the consequences of a disaster.

Tanker Built In Spain First To Use New Litton Navigation System

The Carthago Nova, a 272,000- dwt tanker launched August 7, 1976 in Spain at the Astilleros y Talleres del Noroeste, S.A., shipyard for Empresa Nacional del Petroleo, S.A., will be the first vessel to use a new Litton Industries' microprocessor-based

 
 
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