Despite a parceling of marine business to the Far East, the British commercial and naval marine construction base has fought to maintain an edge in certain niches. VT Halmatic has been one of the more progressive and aggressive British companies
Navidyne Corporation, Newport News, Va., announced the promotion recently of Sanford Jones to the post of vice president, marketing. He assumes responsibility for the company's marketing effort for both new and existing products worldwide. Mr.
The S/S Blue Ridge (shown above) the first of three 37,500- dwt Carlsbad Class product carriers built by National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., for Union Oil Co. of California, was delivered recently in ceremonies held aboard the new ship.
Wesley D. Wheeler, president of Wesley D. Wheeler Associates, Ltd., has reestablished Wheeler Shipbuilding Corporation, a company headed by his late father, which produced numerous vessels during World War II for the United States Army and Navy,
Honeywell Marine Systems Division, of Seattle, Wash., recently created a new group to expand development activities in underwater transducer technology. The Undersea Sensor Group draws into one business unit the engineering, management, and laboratory resources
Frank W. McBee Jr., chairman and president of Tracor, Inc., has announced that the temporary suspension of the company by the Department of the Navy was lifted, effective November 22, 1985, and that Tracor has resumed contracting activity with government agencies.
Ever since the sinking of the Titanic, experts have occupied themselves with the question of how passengers can be evacuated from a ship in the fastest possible way. Passengers and crew rarely have a chance to prepare themselves for the consequences of a disaster.
The printed proceedings of the first Port of New York Navigational Aids and Communications Conference are now available, it has been announced by the Maritime Association of the Port of New York, the organization that sponsored the three-day event held in New York City recently.
ITT Decca Marine, Inc. has been appointed exclusive U.S. sales and service agent for the Sailor radio line manufactured by S.P. Radio A / S of Denmark. The first of the broad line of Sailor radios to be announced is the VHF radio Type RT144AC.
COMSAT recently announced a corporate reorganization designed to improve the firm's ability to organize and articulate its strategic business activities, and also announced the election of new senior officers. John L. McLucas, president of COMSAT World Systems Division since 1980,