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Imagine having your picture taken as soon as you board any cruise vessel. While cruise lines have been observing this practice for many years for entertainment purposes, a new kind of photo has since come into play — the high speed interactive photo I.

 

Harris Introduces New Remote Control Unit For Its RF-3200 SSB Radio

New from Harris is a remote control device for its RF-3200 marine single sideband radio. Now you can mount the radio in one location and the remote control up to 125 feet away, with operation from either location The RF-3234 Remote Control Unit

China: Growing Influence in All Matters Maritime

China's importance in the world maritime market has accelerated rapidly over the past decade, but it appears that current and near future growth will prove even more prolific. Chinese shipyards for 10 years have continued to dent the market share numbers of major shipbuilders in Japan.

Our Transportation Policy Is No Transporation Policy

It is said of the mythical figure Damocles that he was forced to take his meals, his head bent precariously over his plate, with a sharp sword suspended above his head—that cruel instrument held aloft by a thread the width of a single hair. Sad to say,

N e w Rental Program For M a g n a v o x Equipment O f f e r s W i d e Selection

The Magnavox Advanced Products & Systems Company recently announced the creation of a new program for worldwide rentals of its navigation, communication and survey products. NAV-COM Incorporated—a Magnavox subsidiary—has been named rental agent for the program.

Mctgnavox Introduces Civil Global Positioning System

—Literature Available Magnavox Advanced Products and Systems Company of Torrence, Calif., recently announced the availability of a civil Global Positioning System (GPS) navigator (shown below). Designated the T-Set, it is a C/A code receiver with

$116-Million Contract To Tacoma Boat To Retrofit Four Egyptian Subs

Tacoma Boatbuilding Co. (TBC) recently announced that they signed a contract with the Armament Authority of the Arab Republic of Egypt in connection with the retrofit of four submarines for the Egyptian Navy. Pursuant to this contract, which is valued at approximately $116,

Peterson Builders Realigns Management Staff

Peterson Builders, Inc. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., has announced a realignment of management staff as part of the ongoing program to streamline shipyard operations. Jack Soderlund, formerly vice president of Contract Administra- tion, has been appointed vice president,

ASTM Committee F-25 On Shipbuilding To Meet May 9-11 In Philadelphia

The ASTM Committee F-25 on Shipbuilding- will meet at ASTM headquarters May 9-11 in Philadelphia, Pa. This meeting has been re-scheduled and this is the new date. The committee's 11 subcommittees are currently processing more than 100 shipbuilding

$3.4 Million Awarded General Instrument For Spares/Support Equipment

General Instrument Corporation's Defense Systems Group recently announced that their Government Systems Division received a $3.4-million award from a foreign nation for spares and support equipment for their ALR-606(V)2 ESM System. The fully

 
 
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