New Engine Diagnosis And Trend System Also Displayed MAN B&W Diesel GmbH recently held an international press conference and demonstration in Augsburg, West Germany, to present its latest addition, L48/60, to its largebore medium-speed diesel engine family,
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.
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.
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.
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,
—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
Using satellite signals only, Oceaneering International, Inc. of Houston has accurately positioned the Doo-Sung, a semi-submersible drilling rig on contract to Exxon in Alaska's Navarin Basin. This is said to be the first time a rig has been positioned
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
In Finland and Sweden, a large percentage of commercial trade is transported by sea. During the winter months, this presents something of a challenge, as most of the trade routes are almost completely frozen over. Through a joint cooperation, the Swedish