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Chartco: The Best of Both Worlds

Created just three years ago, Chartco embraces a small company's flexibility and innovative attitude but is supported by a big company bankroll. Dr. Andy Norris, Chartco's managing director, recently spent some time with MR/EN to discuss the present and future of electronic charts.

 

The U.S. Navy - Reducing Shipboard Planned Maintenance

The cost of maintaining Navy ships is measured in billions of dollars and millions of man-hours. Requiring sailors to perform excessive, unnecessary, and often counter-productive maintenance does more than waste money. It also wastes that most precious of commodities — sailors' time.

Southbury LES:"Outages are Not Acceptable"

If you are concerned about the effects of Satellite Communication service provider consolidation, you will like the Telenor/Comsat hook-up. If you care nothing about corporate takeovers, rather are focused on ensuring the availability of a strong satellite communication signal,

A High-End Global Satcom Presence

The marine satellite communication business has many earmarks suggesting it is set to expand rapidly, with a recent run of corporate consolidations and a seemingly endless offering of new products and services designed to emulate the speed and reliability of landbased services at sea.

AMSHIP & Navidyne Demonstrate First Successful Transfer Of Data On Great Lakes Via Satellite

A recent series of tests conducted aboard a U.S. Great Lakes bulk carrier may help to hasten the widespread acceptance of satellite communications on the Great Lakes. The event was the first successful demonstration of computer data transfer between ship

ViaSat Ups Phase Two

ViaSat has raised the delivery of Phase two of its contract with Star Cruises, attaining an order worth more than $500,000 for additional installation on the line's latest vessel — Superstar Taurus — that was set to be in Japan during March. The

TeleSystems Appoints Nita Dover As Manager Of Maritime Marketing

TeleSystems, a Comsat company of Fairfax, Va., recently announced the appointment of Nita Dover as manager, maritime marketing. Ms. Dover will play an integral part in TeleSystems' marketing effort for its MCS-9000 shipboard satellite communications terminal.

Report Available On Computer Data Transfer Via Maritime Satellite

Computer data transfer between ship and shore via satellite is completely practical and feasible, according to the results of a series of tests recently completed by Navidyne Corporation, Newport News, Va. The most recent tests were conducted

ARCO Installs Unit To Evaluate MARISAT

COMSAT General Corporation recently announced an agreement with Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) for the installation of a terminal to operate with the MARISAT satellite system on the S/S Arco Prudhoe Bay, a 70,000-ton, 525,000-barrel tanker commissioned at Bethlehem Shipyard in Baltimore,

EMS Enters the SatCom Fray

Advances in communication services for ships and boats is expanding rapidly, keeping pace with development cycles of landside installations. Last autumn. Inmarsat unveiled Fleet F55 and Fleet F33. the two new members of the Fleet family designed

 
 
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