It was a concept like no other. A floating home where guests could virtually visit a variety of exotic ports in far off places from the comforts of their own luxurious accommodations. Imagine pulling into Cannes during its renowned film festival,
The latest achievement in the development of the Wartsila Diesel engine range is the Wartsila Vasa GD, a new gas-diesel engine that can operate on a wide variety of fuels, from poor quality heavy fuel to high quality hydrocarbon gases. The Vasa
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,
Amsterdam, Netherlands — November 12-16 The 22nd Europort International Maritime Exhibition will be held this year on November 12-16 at the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Whether the shipowners' interest is deepsea,
Racal Marine, Inc., Cranford, N.J., will be exhibiting several new products at New York's Whitehall Club, 17 Battery Place, New York, N.Y., on April 12-14, 1988. The maritime industry will be especially interested in Racal's color rasterscan radars.
Wooster Products Inc. of Wooster, Ohio, recently published a 20- page catalog on the anti-slip safety stair and walkway products manufactured by the company. Included in the three-hole-punch catalog are Spectra® safety treads, specified for best architectural aesthetics,
The Sperry division of Sperry Corporation, Great Neck, N.Y., has introduced a unique, all-digital ship control system called the SRP-2000. John V. Walsh, vice president and general manager of the division's M a r i n e S y s t e m s Unit, stated the SRP-2000 is more than an autopilot, ".
Until now, ice, bad weather and poor visibility made navigation dangerous, and at times, impossible. A remarkable new breakthrough called the VIEWNAV™System makes navigation easier, safer and more efficient everyday, even in the worst weather with zero visibility,
Marine and Offshore Inspection Services, Inc., a new inspection service, has been established to fill the void created when responsibility for inspection of fixed offshore structures was shifted from the U.S. Coast Guard to rig/platform owners and operators.
A review of some notable conversions of inland/offshore vessels featured during 1985. HARVEY TROJAN Avondale-Harvey The Harvey Quick Repair Division of Avondale Shipyards in Harvey, La., during 1985 completed an extensive overhaul and re-engining of