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OTC 81

May 4-7, 1981-Houston The Offshore Technology Conference is the definitive international forum on ocean resources exploration and production. OTC attained this distinction early in its 12-year history and continues to build on its own success

 

Modern Collision Avoidance System Subject Of Symposium

A ship can complete its voyage more safely and with fewer maneuvers if it is equipped with a modern collision avoidance system, according to experimenters at the U.S. Maritime Administration's Computer-Aided Operations Research Facility (CAORF).

A Bundle of Advanced Technology

The close cooperation of the Finnish Maritime industry is evidenced in the highly capable icebreaking ships that it produces. Icebreakers are essential to Finland's existence, as the specialized ships enable the country to keep its shipping lanes operational during the harshest winter months.

Peterson Delivers Big Tuna Seiner, Launches Another

A large contingent of the San Diego and San Pedro tuna fishing industry gathered in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., recently to witness the christening and delivery' of the tuna seiner Captain Frank Medina, built for Capt. and Mrs. Joe Medina Jr. of San Diego; and the launching of the Jane for Venatun,

Scotland Sees Opportunity, Innovation in the North Sea

Britain's offshore industry is strong, and Scotland is committed to ensuring that the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) remains one of the world's top offshore energy provinces for many years to come. The oil and gas industry is facing a

Halter Completes Supply Boat Contract With Command Marine

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,

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.

Lease MARISAT Satellites For Use In Three Oceans

COMSAT General announced recently that INMARSAT, the International Maritime Satellite Organization, will lease commercial communications capacity for $10.5 million in all three existing MARISAT satellites. At its recent meeting held in London,

 
 
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