It is difficult to quantify the benefits that derive from putting resources and management time into trade fairs. As with any such promotion, the industry characteristically sees this as an element of long-term commercial strategy. Feedback from
Machinery plant maintenance represents a major expense for ship operators. In addition to normal maintenance expenditures, unexpected breakdowns have a significant cost impact. Recognizing the importance of preventing equipment failures, companies
Norwegian endeavors to revolutionize the doubleended ferry concept have reached an important new stage with the confirmation of an opening order for the innovative FerryCat design to serve a busy route on the country's fjord-indented coastline. Developed by Fjellstrand,
The Navy's first and only platform specifically designed for offshore construction has been acquired by the Chesapeake Division of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (CHESNAVFACENGCOM) as part of its offshore construction equipment inventory.
Robert T. Young, president of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, has announced the complete schedule for SNAME's 86th Annual Meeting to be held on November 16-18, 1978, at The New York Hilton Hotel. The meeting actually begins on Wednesday afternoon,
—Free Literature Available Raytheon Marine Company has introduced the new, multifunction D-600 Digital Depth, Speed and Temperature Indicator. Large, dual LCD readouts display depth (in feet, meters, or fathoms), speed (in knots or miles per hour),
—Literature Available Furuno announces a new family of modest cost, high performance radars that combine the most advanced technical features with traditional Furuno quality and reliability. The Furuno FR-800D Digiscan radars have a high brightness,