America's merchant marine industry, after 200 years, will build a national monument on the New York waterfront to the thousands of merchant seamen who died at sea in the service of their country in war and peace. Announcement of the Merchant Mariner's Memorial was made,
The American Independence, the second supertanker built by- Bethlehem Steel Corporation for Gulf Oil Corporation, was christened October 18, 1977, at the steel company's Sparrows Point Yard. Mrs. James E. Lee, wife of Gulf's president, christened
Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered the San Jose Island and the Breton Island, two identical supply vessels, to their owner, Arthur Levy Enterprises, Inc., New Orleans. Each vessel has an overall length of 185 feet, a 40-foot beam,
An Australian naval architect has designed a fast, short-haul containership of nearly 1,600 tons which has a crew of only five men. He is Warwick Hood of Sydney, who said the ship, equipped with the latest technological aids, could be managed by a crew of only two.
Dynell Electronics Corporation, Melville, N.Y., announces the introduction of its new Model 400 Omega System. Designed to utilize the proven reliable Omega 300/300A Receiver, the Model 400 is a compact, state-of-the-art device displaying direct
EPSCO, Incorporated of Westwood, Mass., and Datamarine International, Inc. of Pocasset, recently announced the signing of an O.E.M. agreement for $1.6 million whereby Datamarine will purchase from EPSCO microprocessor- based loran C navigation receivers,
Baldt Incorporated has announced the immediate availability of a four-page, two-color "Engineering Innovations" technical bulletin (#002) that details the Baldt Moor-Free Rapid Release System. This sophisticated computer assisted system allows rig
Electro-Nav president Robert E. Negron announced recently the introduction of an inexpensive high-quality point-to-point microprocessor- controlled receiver with important advantages for seagoing vessels and coast stations. A brochure is offered describing the receiver.
Frank L. Beier Radio, Inc. has added certified magnetic compass repair and calibration to the services offered its customers. Literature is available describing the only certified service available on the Gulf Coast. Certification is available
—N e w Literature Offered Gems Sensors, Plainville, Conn., a division of Transamerica Delaval, has made available an expanded line of liquid level indicators for virtually any tank gauging problem in the chemical and process industries. The company