Nav-Com Names Franza Director Of Marketing

Gerald A. Gutman, president of Nav-Com Incorporated has announced the appointment of Gary J. Franza to the position of director of marketing. This announcement follows the recent acquisition of Nav-Com by Magnavox Government & Industrial Electronics


P e r t a m i n a 1020 Delivered By Hitachi Zosen

The 17,723-dwt product carrier Pertamina 1020 was delivered recently to her owner, Scorpa Pranedya Navigation, Inc. of Liberia. The ship was constructed at the Hiroshima Works (Innoshima) of Hitachi Zosen. The Pertamina 1020 (shown above) is the first

Halter Completes Five-Boat Contract For Pelham Marine

Halter Marine, Inc. recently completed a five-vessel contract with Pelham Marine, Inc., New Orleans, with the delivery of three supply boats within 33 days of each other. Two 163 by 38-foot supply boats, the Edith Pelham and Sydney Pelham, were delivered within four days of each other,

Australian Designs Fast 1,600-Ton Containership With Crew Of Only Five

An Australian naval architect has designed a fast, short-haul containership of nearly 1,600 tons which has a crew of only five men. He is Warwick Hood of Sydney, who said the ship, equipped with the latest technological aids, could be managed by a crew of only two.

Maximum Vessel Length To Transit Seaway Is Increased

U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Administrator Stanford E. Parris announced that the maximum vessel length to transit the St. Lawrence Seaway and its 15 locks has been increased from 730 (222.5 m) to 740 ft.(225.5m)—the first

Bollinger Delivers 145-ft. Supply/Utility Boat To Bordelon

Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport. La., has delivered the 145-ft. (44.1 m) supply/ utility boat Wes Bordelon to Bordelon Marine - the first of three nearly identical supply/utility vessels under construction at Bollinger for Bordelon. Like others named after Bordelon family members,

KMSS Training/Simulation Division Is Buoyant

Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems (KMSS) has announced a buoyant period for its training and simulation division. They have recently received contracts from the Canadian Coast Guard College, the Navy Academy in Taiwan and the AMA Computer College in the Philippines.

Proposed Shipboard Maneuvering Data

Resolution A. 160 of the Inter- Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) recommends to governments that they ensure that the master and officers of commercial ships have readily available on the bridge all necessary data concerning

Todd Awarded $33-Million Conversion By Matson Navigation

The Los Angeles Division of Todd Shipyards Corporation has been awarded a $33-million fixed-price contract by Matson Navigation Company, San Francisco, Calif., to convert and expand the RO/RO trailership Matsonia into a combination lift-on/lift-off container and RO/RO trailer carrier.

Raytheon Adopts New Warranty Program

Raytheon Marine Company of Manchester, N.H., has announced the adoption of the industry's first two-year warranty covering every product in its marine electronics line. The new limited warranty covers all parts for a period of two years and labor

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