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,
M a y 5 - 8 , 1 9 8 6 , Houston The 1986 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), to be held at the Astrodomain in Houston May 5-8, focuses this year on world trade and the increased recognition of OTC's role in bringing together U.S. and international exporters,
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.
Furuno is expanding their line of radars for yachts and smaller fishing and commercial vessels with the introduction of the new Models 1930 and 1940. These compact, full-featured radars offer a steady, daylight viewing picture on a 10-inch rasterscan CRT
Maritime communications is an estimated $1 billion industry, encompassing ship operators, merchant fleets, governments and private yacht owners. There is arguably no more quickly evolving technical sector in the maritime market than the satellite communications niche.
As the information age firmly roots onboard vessels of all shapes and sizes — from tugboats to tankers — there is a glaring need for enhanced information processing and handling to ensure that crews maintain their focus on the safe and efficient operation of the vessel.
The U.K.'s Kelvin Hughes, markers of maritime navigation aids and equipment since 1750, will receive the Queen's Award for Export Achievement. The award, given for a significant increase in sales of ships' navigational radar abroad, comes as the
Whether your philosophy is "less is more" or "bigger is better", Thales (pronounced "TAL-less") Navigation delivers both. Thales Navigation emanates from parent company Thales, a $10 billion Goliath that has astutely purchased a number of marine electronic brand name product companies,
The Naval Surface Warfare Center uses Adams software to simulate USN ship hull and deck equipment. The technology is used for conceptualization and design-for-manufacturability simulations. As a result, design cycles have been slashed by 50%. Hull
With the Navi-Sailor 2400 ECDIS becoming the world's first type approved ECDIS, the company's latest development — Navi-Sailor 2500 — goes even further in the automation of full bridge navigation. Navi-Sailor 2500 is equipped with a number of