A jackup accommodation barge for Zakum Development Company (ZADCO), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has been constructed by IHI (Ishikawajima- Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), Japan, for use in the Persian Gulf. It will be a control and accommodation center
SCS Communications Services, based in New Orleans, has been organized to provide the Gulf Coast maritime industry with public relations, communications, marketing and advertising services. Albert W. Spindler, a veteran of more than a quarter century in the aerospace,
Krupp Atlas Elektronic Division, Jersey City, N.J., has promoted Mike Drogowitz to the position of U.S. operations manager and Ed Blayer to U.S. service manager. Formerly the East Coast operations manager, Mr. Drogowitz will expand his present responsibilities to coordinate the total U.
Marine history was again made in the Port of New Orleans recently when the two new 95-foot oceangoing tugs built by Equitable Shipyards, Inc. of New Orleans, La., were loaded aboard the clipper ship Dolly Turman. It is believed that the tugs Selat Laut
The Maritime Administration (MarAd) and the U.S. Coast Guard have approved a merger of global ship reporting systems which is expected to lead to quicker response to distress calls from ships at sea. Adm. James S. Gracey, Commandant of the Coast Guard, and Adm.
The AWO board of directors, at their fall quarterly meeting in Tulsa, Okla., on September 13-14, elected James B. Potter Jr. as the Association's fourth president in its 34-year history. Mr. Potter, prior to his election as AWO's chief executive,
The 1977 budget, renewal of the contract public relations program, and continuation of communications' consultant services were among the chief items approved by The American Waterways Operators, Inc. board of directors at the recent winter quarterly meeting at Tarpon Springs, Fla.
As the maritime world quickly embraces the technologies that offer seamless communications anytime, anywhere, it will increasingly be the challenge of communication service providers to ensure that the communication pipeline is kept open and operating efficiently.
Sperry Corporation has been awarded a $62.8-million definitized contract by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command for engineering, development, integration, and production support of combat systems on 11 Perry Class (FFG-7) guided-missile frigates.
Boatracs has gained exclusive rights as North American distributor of Netverk's MarStar software. The product is a communications interface that allows PCs or LANs in mobile or remote locations to connect with other computer networks and software