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GALILEO: 2008 or Bust?

The European Union is on track to start its own satellite navigation and positioning system, Galileo, as it was earlier this year announced that the Council of Transport Ministers released the $44 million needed to develop Galileo, and at the same

 

Burmeister & Wain Christens Eighth Product Tanker In Series

The 750-foot M/T Torm Margrethe was recently christened at ceremonies at Burmeister & Wain Skibsvaerft A/S in Copenhagen. The single-screw tanker is the eighth in a series of Panamax product tankers, type CPT54E. She was contracted for by K/S Margretheholm,

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.

A World of Controversy

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,

COMSAT To Hold Marine Satellite Service Seminar In New York, December 1

COMSAT will conduct a oneday seminar for maritime industry personnel on December 1 in New York City to provide current information on new developments in maritime satellite communications. Companies or o r g a n i z a t i o ns who wish to send

Transas Moves Towards Auto Integrated Navigation

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

Ship Knowledge A Modern Encyclopedia

book "Ship Knowledge - A Modern Encyclopedia" is basically the adapted and extended English language version of the very successful Dutch book "Scheepskennis" (published in 2001, author Klaas van Dokkum). In a state-of-the-art lay-out the book's 16

Bulkfleet Ma rine Elects G.J. Mount V-P

G.J. Mount has been elected vice president of Bulkfleet Marine Corporation, a Houston, Texasbased company engaged in the marine transportation of liquid and bulk materials, according to a recent announcement. Mr. Mount will be based in the company's

Japan Radio Introduces Two N e w Products—GSC-80 ODARS And JLR-4000 GPS Navigator

Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) of Tokyo, Japan, has introduced two new products, the JLR-4000 GPS Navigator, and the GSC-80 ODARS (On- Board Data Automatic Recording System). The GPS/NAVSTAR (Global Positioning System/NAVigation System with Timing

 
 
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