The M/V Arctic is an unusual ship with a historic role to play in the development of the Canadian Arctic. For the first time in Canada, and quite possibly in the world, an icebreaking cargo vessel has been built to travel through ice up to 2
Hudson Shipbuilders, Inc. (HUDSHIP) of Pascagoula, Miss., recently delivered its second vessel, the Graysearch, to Gray Mac- Kenzie Company, Ltd. of Bahrain. The new vessel will join the already sizable fleet now operated by Gray MacKenzie in the Arabian Gulf.
Due to a production glitch, the following vessels from Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries were erroneously omitted from the December 2000 edition. Following are details on OOCL Los Angeles, a 5,500-TEU containership; Vinland, a 126,000 shuttle tanker; and Saibos FDS,
Kongsberg Maritime Ship Systems (KMSS) has announced a buoyant period for its training and simulation division. They have recently received contracts from the Canadian Coast Guard College, the Navy Academy in Taiwan and the AMA Computer College in the Philippines.
Frank L. Beier Radio, Inc. has added certified magnetic compass repair and calibration to the services offered its customers. Literature is available describing the only certified service available on the Gulf Coast. Certification is available
Mangone Shipbuilding Company recently delivered the Western Narrows, an ultramodern, geophysical research and survey vessel with SCR (silicon-controlled r e c t i f i e r ) diesel-electric propulsion, to Western Geophysical Company of Houston.
Resolution A. 160 of the Inter- Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) recommends to governments that they ensure that the master and officers of commercial ships have readily available on the bridge all necessary data concerning