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,
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
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
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
The Naval Sea Systems Command has exercised an option, under a previous letter contract with Edo Corporation, in the amount of $11,401,000 covering improvements to 12 AN/SQR-18A sonar systems, converting them to AN/ SQR-18A(V) 1 systems. This procurement includes ancillary spares,
COMSAT General Corporation announced recently that the U.S. Navy has extended its contract for use of each of the three satellites in the MARISAT System for an additional year. The renewal provides an option for the following year as well. The
The printed proceedings of the first Port of New York Navigational Aids and Communications Conference are now available, it has been announced by the Maritime Association of the Port of New York, the organization that sponsored the three-day event held in New York City recently.
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.
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,
The Worthington Pump Division of McGraw-Edison Company, Mountainside, N.J., has announced receipt of a $7-million order for o f f s h o r e d r i l l i n g platform fire UNSURPASSED ACCURACY FROM NEW DECCA DESIGN T. D. (Time Difference) readouts