The IMO deadline for fitting new ships with Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) is less than one year away. After July 1, 2002, all newbuilds over 300 grt must be equipped with an approved AIS transponder system. Leica Geosystems, one of the pioneering companies in AIS technology,
Following the attacks of September 11. the Congress and various federal agencies quickly realized that vessels and maritime facilities are vulnerable to largescale acts of terrorism. By their very nature, ports are exposed, accessible and busy and
Larry A. Colangelo was recently elected senior vice president and chief financial officer at SPD Technologies. In his new position, Mr. Colangelo's responsibilities are expanded to include external business acquisitions, internal product development projects,
In order to allow its customers to create specific developments to the Tribon Shipbuilding system to extract even greater competitive advantages, Tribon Solutions has created the "Developer's Toolkit" of the Tribon Ml Shipbuilding system on Windows
Joseph R. Stadelman has been named to head the Morgan Engineering unit of AMCA International Corporation. As general manager of that operating unit, Mr. Stadelman is also a vice president of the Equipment Systems Division within which Morgan Engineering operates.
VL Logistics, Inc. of Ocean Springs, Miss., recently opened its new corporate office with a ribboncutting ceremony performed by Ocean Springs' Mayor, the Honorable Chester McPherson and VL president Margaret Vallor. VL Logistics offers logistic
Raytheon Company of Lexington, Mass., has announced that D. Brainerd Holmes, president, will retire from the company effective May 31, 1986. On May 24 he will be 65, the traditional retirement age for senior executives of this diversified electronics company.
William B. Hubbard, former Sea-Land Service, Inc., executive, has been appointed to the newly created position of senior v i c e p r e s i d e n t - o p e r a t i o n s for American President Lines. Announcement of the appointment was made by D.
B r i t i s h Shipbuilders, London, and the Semi-Submerged Ship C o r p o r a t i o n (SSSCO), Solana Beach, Calif., have signed an agreement under which British Shipbuilders will be licensed to market and build high-speed semisubmersible vessels designed by SSSCO.
S a l v a g e response in the United States, and to a considerable degree throughout the world, has evolved to become essentially a new industry as measured by historical precedent. There are five principal factors, which have forever changed