Hillman-Designed New Class Towboat Delivered To Exxon At Baton Rouge

The M/V Exxon Mobile was recently delivered by Hillman Barge and Construction Company, Brownsville, Pa., to Exxon Company, U.S.A., Baton Rouge, La. The vessel will operate out of the refinery there towing petroleum products to locations along the inland waterways and Gulf Coast.


RDI Announces $15-Million Agreement With China For Electronic Shipping Safety Systems

Radar Devices, Inc. (RDI), San Leandro, Calif., recently announced the signing of an agreement valued at $15 million—the largest of its type—with the People's Republic of China for electronic maritime safety equipment. "The immediate portion of the agreement is for $2.

SMM '86 Ship, Machinery and Marine Technology International Trade Fair

Hamburg, West Germany September 23-27 Despite the current business climate prevalent in the shipping, shipbuilding and offshore sectors, the Ship, Machinery & Marine Technology International Trade Fair (SMM) has strengthened its leading position again this year.

Meyer Named Assistant Vice President-River Area Of National Marine Service

Robert W. Meyer has been promoted to assistant vice president, market operations-river area for the Transportation Division of National Marine Service Incorporated, one of the NICOR basic energy companies. The announcement was made by NMS president W.

RDI's Satcom I Communications System Approved By INMARSAT

RDI's Satcom I Maritime Satellite Communications System has been awarded complete type approval following extensive testing by INMARSAT of London, the International Maritime Satellite Communications Organization. This type approval designation allows RDI to install its system on ships,

MariTel Completes Field Test of Wireless DSC VHF

MariTel, The Marine Telephone Company, has successfully completed field testing of its "Next Generation" wireless DSC (Digital Selective Calling) marine VHF radiotelephone Network. For the first time in the U.S., users have the ability to place direct-dial,

Racal Wins Major Radar Order From Midland Enterprises

Racal Marine, Inc., Cranford, N.J., has been awarded contracts from Midland Enterprises, Inc. for color radar systems for riverboats. Midland Enterprises, Inc., headquartered in Cincinnati, is one of the country's largest river transport companies,

Saab Offers N ew User Friendly System To Load And Discharge Tankers

Saab Marine Electronics of Gothenburg, Sweden, has introduced the Mac/501 system that enables the operator to load and discharge tankers by operating a light pen or a tracker ball on a color monitor. While studying on-line graphic mimic pictures

Six-Patrol-Boat 'Package' Completed By Halter Marine For Ecuadoran Navy

Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., has completed a six-patrol-boat "package" with the Navy of Ecuador. It included the production of two of the 44-foot vessels in the United States, the "kitting" and shipment of four additional boats for assembly in Ecuador,

Free 12-Page Brochure On MARPAC Ball Valves From Mark Controls

A new 12-page color brochure published by Mark Controls Corporation of Skokie, 111., describes the complete MARPAC ball valve product line, one of the broadest selections of automated and manual ball valves available. MARPAC ball valves are well-suited

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