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Blue Ridge Officers Complete Safety Training

The U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet command ship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19), is outfitted with the latest command, control, and communications technology in order to effectively command naval units defending the national interests of the United States.

 

Bender Shipbuilding Delivers Three 192-Foot Supply Vessels To State Boat

Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., of Mobile, Ala., recently delivered three, 192-foot supply vessels to State Boat Corporation of Houston, Texas. The sisterships are named the M/V State Glory, M/V State Chief, and the M/V State Belle. Built to ABS classification and U.

Combination Gas Tanker 'Hektor' Delivered By Moss Verft

The Moss, Norway, yard of Moss Rosenberg Verft A/S, a member of the Kvaerner Group, recently delivered the liquefied petroleum g a s / c h e m i c a l tanker Hektor to A/S Nordsjogas of Stavanger, Norway. The ship has a total cargo capacity of 24,000 cubic meters divided in three tanks.

Cadiz Yard Of AESA Delivers Three Containership Conversions

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

Two Brochures Available On Sperry's Doppler Speed, Navigation Systems

Two brochures on two distinct doppler systems have been published recently by Sperry Marine Systems, Great Neck, N.Y. One brochure concerns Sperry's Doppler Speed Log which measures speed and distance movements. The eight-page brochure describes

EDO Reorganized—Its Nav/Com Line Will Be Produced At Texas Plant

Gerald Albert, president of EDO Corporation, College Point, N.Y., has announced a restructuring of its EDO-Aire operations. The communication and navigation product line, being produced at Fairfield, N.J., will be combined with the auto-pilot product

Proceedings Of First N.Y. Port Com-Nav Conference Now On Sale

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.

Racal-Decca Marine Expands U.S. Operations

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.

SSI Concerns Continue

I recently expressed concern that the regulations promulgated by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on May 18, 2004 relating to Protection ot Sensitive Security Information (SSI) are overbroad. Comments were received from some readers

Canadian Firm Orders Four Large Bulk Carriers

Federal Commerce and Navigation Ltd., Montreal, Canada, has placed orders with shipyards in South Korea and Belgium for four 138,000-dwt bulk carriers intended for the coal trade. According to Michael Bell, senior vice president, the bulk carriers are being built,

 
 
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