The twin superseiners Sea Chase and Chiriqui II were christened recently at Peterson Builders in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The Sea Chase, launched last December, departed Sturgeon Bay at the end of July under command of Capt. Gregory Chase, whose wife, Renee, christened the boat.
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.
Next generation technology used to wage wars of the future will be on display for two weeks off the coast of California later this month. The upcoming Fleet Battle Experiment-Juliet (FBE-J) will offer the military an unprecedented glance at how established
A large contingent of the San Diego and San Pedro tuna fishing industry gathered in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., recently to witness the christening and delivery' of the tuna seiner Captain Frank Medina, built for Capt. and Mrs. Joe Medina Jr. of San Diego; and the launching of the Jane for Venatun,
COMSAT General Corporation announced recently that the U.S. Navy has extended its contract for use of each of the three satellites in the MARISAT System for an additional year. The renewal provides an option for the following year as well. The
Norway's PGS Geophysical renewed its global satellite communications agreement with Telenor through June 2005. The current agreement calls for Telenor to continue to provide its fully managed Sealink service to a PGS Geophysical fleet of 14 high-tech
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.
Maritel, Inc., Annapolis, Md., has recently published a 14-page maritime satellite communication study titled "MARISAT—A Cost- Benefit Perspective." The study contains an examination of the performance, availability, and reliability, compared with
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.
Olympic Maritime S.A. (Onassis Group), and Sea-Land Service, Inc. have chosen the Navidyne ESZ-4000 Satellite Navigator for their merchant fleets. Sea-Land has purchased 27 Navidyne sets, and Olympic has ordered 22, with an option to buy as many as 18 more, according to A.