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.
Izar Sevilla delivered the ferry Tassili II to Algeria's Entreprise Nationale de Transport Maritime de Voyageurs (ENTMV). Tassili II is the first of the two sister vessels for ENTMV, with the second, dubbed El Djazair, scheduled for delivery in May 2005.
A recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego initiated construction of the first in a series of 37,500-dwt diesel-powered product carriers being built by NASSCO for American Tankships, Inc., a subsidiary of Ingram Corporation, New Orleans.
The U.S. Coast Guard has just published guidelines for the enforcement of the equipment and construction standards mandated by the Port and Tanker Safety Act (PTSA) of 1978. These requirements include s e g r e g a t ed ballast tanks, dedicated clean ballast tanks,
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.
S i m r a d ' s computer-controlled TL-838 takes advantage of microprocessor technology to insure quality operation. It quickly and automatically acquires and tracks the master and all secondary signals in a selected Loran C chain. All TDs can
New AIS solutions and applications are coming out as you read this report! The evolution of AIS solutions is proceeding at breakneck speed, with a healthy mix of traditional names and new faces introducing new and improved products at every turn.