Raytheon has announced its new JRC JHS-7 hand-held VHF radiotelephone which provides communication between survival craft and nearby vessels through the use of up to 13 channels. The radiotelephone is designed for short range communications with a minimal battery power consumption.
Christening and launching ceremonies were held at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) recently for the Sierra Madre (shown above), one of three 37,500-dwt Carlsbad Class product carriers being built for Union Oil Company of California.
Tokimec is the new name for Tokyo Keiki, a leading Japanese company in composite sensing technology. For almost a century the marine systems division of Tokimec has developed new and innovative products for commercial, luxury, leisure and fishing craft.
Taking note of the growing worldwide shortage of suitable crudes from which to refine medium viscosity index (MVI) lube oils, Shell Oil Company has prepared new literature pointing out the historically proven benefits of MVI lube oils for mediumspeed diesel engines,
Notwithstanding the hysteria surrounding it, Y2K turned out to be a non-event, but it did produce an unintended consequence. Business-to-Business (B2B) ventures that would have been introduced in the second-half of 1999 were postponed until the effects of Y2K could be determined.
lotron Corporation of Bedford, Mass., in close cooperation with Radio-Holland B.V. of Amsterdam, has just received what it believes to be one of the largest orders ever recorded in the maritime collision-avoidance industry. This order, valued at more than $4 million,
Offshore Technology Corporation of Escondido, Calif., invited the offshore industry to participate in a study and test program to determine the response of Tension Leg Platforms (TLP) to wave forces. Rod Edwards, president, OTC, said that the