—Free Literature Offered— S.P. Radio A/S has just introduced a new VHF radiotelephone for the marine industry called the Sailor RT2048. The VHF Sailor RT2048 is a simplex/ semi-duplex station for shipto- ship/ship-to-shore communication. It is
Austal Ships has delivered the 184-ft. (56-m) vehicle/ passenger ferry. Fares Al Salam, to its Saudi owner The Maritime Co. for Navigation and Egyptian ferry operator, El Salam Maritime Co. of Egypt. The vessel arrived in Jeddah in April with a combined crew
The rigorous standard of the International Electrotechnical Commision IEC60945 for the maritime market is mandatory for reliable and safe Electronic components. Following the CRT-tubes new technologies like LCD has emerged. In opposite to the analogue
Cruise lines, perhaps more than any other segment of the shipping market, have eagerly adopted advanced integrated bridge systems to help protect not only passenger, crews and reputations, but also the more than half-billion dollar homes within which they reside.
Future prospects for communications in the international maritime community, including the offshore industry, are now assured as a result of a $180-million decision made by the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT) in London recently.
Secretary of Transportation Brock Adams has approved a six-month postponement of the scheduled shutdown of U.S. Loran-A radio navigation service in several major coastal areas. Loran (Long Range Navigation) is an electronic system using shore-based
The Seatrade Group will hold Maritime London 89, a week of business activities focusing international attention on London's involvement in world shipping, will be held at the Barbican Center in the City of London from April 17-21, 1989. Seatrade
If visions of the family dog bringing its master a paper, pipe and slippers is a part of Americana folklore. Maritime Telecommunications Network, Inc. (MTN) delivery of daily news to residents aboard the world's most unique cruise ship is visions of the future.
COMSAT Maritime Services recently announced that it has signed an agreement with MCI International (MCII) to interconnect MCII's long distance telephone network with COMSAT coast earth stations for telephone service to and from ships at sea. As a result,
Talon Technology Corporation, Richardson, Texas, was organized recently to provide mobile satellite data communications systems and consulting services to the petroleum, marine, and defense industries. Lynn B. Heitman is president of the new company,