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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,

Perry Oceanographies Designs And Builds New Undersea Work System

Perry Oceanographies, Inc., P.O. Box 10297, Riviera Beach, Fla. 33404, under contract to Seaforth Maritime Limited, Aberdeen, Scotland, has started the design and construction of a new concept in undersea observation, maintenance, and repair vehicle.

Schlumberger Launches Deepwater Vessel

Schlumberger introduced DeepSTIM — an advanced stimulation vessel. Launched last month for operation in the Gulf of Mexico, the vessel measures 260 x 56 ft. with its large capacity providing reliability in unfavorable weather conditions — allowing it to remain at sea for extended periods.

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

Comsat Develops Lightweight Satellite Battery

A new nickel-hydrogen battery technology that will double the operational life of new low earth orbit (LEO) satellite systems has been developed by Comsat Laboratories, a unit of Washington, D.C.-based Comsat Corp., and licensed to Eagle- Picher Industries, Inc.

SeaWave Makes Maritime Communication Seamless

SeaWave LLC's marine communications suite includes SeaWave Navigator 2.0 and SeaWave Integrator, the latter is a hardware device that comes bundled with SeaWave Communicator 3.0. SeaWave Navigator 2.0 is Windows based software bundled with a DSP

Market Range Of $10 To $16.4 Billion For Ocean Ships And Subsystems In 1976-1985

United States spending for ocean ships and their subsystems during 1976-1985 could range from $10 billion to $16.4 billion, depending on the U.S. commitment and world demand, according to "Shipbuilding and Associated Subsystems," a Frost & Sullivan analysis of the industry.

 
 
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