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NMEA Names Gutman President, And Carney Executive Director

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced two key appointments. Gerald A. Gutman has been elected president of the organization and Charles S. Carney has been named executive director. Mr. Gutman is president and co-founder of Nav-Com Incorporated, Deer Park, N.

 

VT Halter: King has Company Back on Track

It was little more than a year ago that Boyd E. (Butch) King. CEO. took the reigns at VT Halter Marine, a designer and builder of small to medium-sized ships with a varied and rich history. After 15 months on the job, Maritime Reporter caught up with Mr.

OUTSTANDING OCEANGOING SHIPS OF 1984

A roundup of some of the most notable vessels delivered by shipyards throughout the world during 1984—selected for their outstanding design features, fuel efficiency, performance, and service characteristics. AMERICAN NEW YORK Daewoo Shipbuilding The

UPSCO Names Shakshober VP-Design & Engineering

MacLean C. Shakshober has been named vice president of design and engineering at Upper Peninsula Shipbuilding Co. (UPSCO), Ontonagan, Mich. UPSCO, a new construction and repair shipyard, utilizes the most advanced design and steel fabrication technology in the construction of tugs,

Open Letter to the U.S. Coast Guard Regarding Maritime Security

On December 30. 2002. the U.S. Coast Guard published a Notice of meetings and a request for comments relating to maritime security (67 Fed. Reg. 79742). Following are some thoughts on this important issue. I must commence by stating that I have the highest respect for the Coast Guard.

Danger on the High Seas

A tale of survival could best describe John S. Burnett's experience onboard his sloop Unicorn in January 1992. Sailing solo across the South China Sea to Singapore — one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world — Burnett was attacked by pirates.

AIS: Getting it Right from the Start

The Automatic Identification System (AIS) technology has received its fair share of critics up to present, mainly due to poor made installations and lack of training. The problems are currently taking the focus from the positive side where is has

Rothermel Named Sales Vice President For Comsat TeleSystems

Comsat TeleSystems, Inc. recently announcd that Richard S. Rothermel has been elected vice president- sales. He will be responsible for all activities relating to the sales of TeleSystems' products in North America, including management of the company's sales representatives,

Robert A. Spoerl Named Chief Executive Officer At Coast Engineering

Coast Engineering & Manufacturing Company (CE&MCO), formerly PACECO, Inc., has announced the retirement of Robert D. Teece Sr., as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Teece will continue to serve on CE&MCO's board

Flakt Offers 20-Page Brochure On Facilities And Capabilities

Flakt AB, Marine Division of Gothenburg, Sweden, has published a new 20-page color brochure on the company and its facilities and capabilities as a leader in the field of air treatment and climate control. Entitled "A chain can be no stronger than its weakest link,

 
 
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