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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.

 

Apelco's Color Fishfinder/ Plotter Is Powerhouse In A Small Package

Apelco's XVC 8100 Color Video Fishfinder/Plotter is a powerhouse in a small package. It gives sharp, bright, eight-color displays of bottom and midwater fish and other targets on a 6-inch screen, plus valuable plotting information to help you

An Easier Path to Upgrading

A pragmatic European research initiative aimed at enabling ships already in service to more easily and more rapidly benefit from advances in computer and control technology has led to a demonstrator system being installed on the bridge of a Swedish icebreaker.

OTC - '86 SPECIAL PREVIEW

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,

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

Losing ontact... Not an Option

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.

C. Plath Offers Literature On NAVIGLOBE Satellite Navigation Receiver

C. Plath of Hamburg, West Germany, a division of Litton Industries, Inc., is offering literature on NAVIGLOBE, the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation receiver that was the center of interest at their stand during this year's International Ship,

Thales Prepares to take the Market by Storm

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,

Monitoring Technology...Advanced

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.

Furuno Introduces New Autopilot, Compact, Lightweight Gyrocompass, And 10-Inch Color Video Sounder

Furuno U.S.A., San Francisco, Calif., recently announced the introduction of several new products. Furuno's new FAP-55 microprocessor- controlled autopilot features five operating modes, a large easyto- read LCD display, built-in dodge steering,

 
 
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