Imagine being able to take something as a simple as a barge, and convert it into a highly sophisticated dynamically positioned vessel. Now, imagine this conversion being done dockside, in the water, in a week's time. Thrustmaster's deck-mounted Portable
The second of a series of 1,200- ton/225-foot seiners being bulit by Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis., splashed into Sturgeon Bay's waters on January 5, 1980, nearly three months ahead of schedule. The Captain Frank Medina (shown above) is owned by the Carolyn M.
A ship can complete its voyage more safely and with fewer maneuvers if it is equipped with a modern collision avoidance system, according to experimenters at the U.S. Maritime Administration's Computer-Aided Operations Research Facility (CAORF).
The superseiner Napoleon, first of a three-boat contract signed between Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and Ocean Blazer, Inc. in July 1978, was turned over to her owners recently just before leaving Sturgeon Bay. To be operated under the Venezuelan f l a g by Venatun, Inc.
A&B Industries of Morgan City located in Amelia, La. recently delivered a 76 x 26 x 10 ft. (23.1 x 7.9 x 3 m) modelbow tug to Luhr Bros. Contractors of Columbia, 111. The Bill G will be providing service for Luhr Bros, in its construction operations on the waters of Lake Michigan.
EPSCO has recently published literature d e s c r i b i n g the new model M18 radar, a compact, counter-mounted version of the pedestal-mounted M16. The M18 incorporates the features of the M16, while meeting the space requirements of a crowded bridge.