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  • The recently delivered luxury cruise liner Crystal Harmony is the latest ship to be fitted with an advanced multi-channel marine satellite communications system.

    A Magnavox multi-channel SatCom station was fitted on the Crystal Harmony at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, where the ship was under construction.

    The multi-channel system was developed by Magnavox to meet the growing demand from cruise ship operators, offshore oil platforms and other users with a high volume of ship-shore communications traffic. The Crystal Harmony is the third ship to be fitted with this equipment.

    The Norway and QE 2 were fitted with similar systems last year.

    The system is derived from Magnavox's MX 2400 Inmarsat-A ship earth station, and consists of four functionally separate MX 2400 operator stations, each with its own CRT screen, keyboard and printer, all connected to a single stabilized 2.2-meter parabolic dish antenna, sealed inside a fiberglass radome. This provides simultaneous access to four separate Inmarsat satellite channels, each of which can be used independently for transmitting and receiving voice, data, fax or telex calls.

    The Crystal Harmony will use the Magnavox SatCom system to provide a variety of enhanced high-tech ship-to-shore telecommunications services, such as facsimile, electronic mail, electronic banking and credit-card telephones, in addition to normal direct-dial telephone calling from private staterooms. The ship has a variety of business and meeting facilities, including a board room and private business offices equipped with personal computers, which can be hooked into the SatCom for ship-to-shore data transmission.

    The 49,400-ton Crystal Harmony is the first luxury ship for Crystal Cruises, a Los Angelesbased subsidiary of Japan's NYK Line. Carrying 960 guests in refined luxury, the vessel is reported to be one of the most spacious ships afloat in its class, with a guest-space ratio of 51.5 It will also offer a variety of innovative industry firsts, including one of the largest penthouses afloat; one of the highest stateroom and penthouse verandah ratios; an advanced refrigeration system; and the first floating casino to be operated by Caesars Palace of Las Vegas.

    The Crystal Harmony was delivered to Los Angeles last month, and will kick off the 1990-91 inaugural season with sailings to Alaska/Canada, Trans-Canal and Europe.

    For more information on the Magnavox multi- channel SatCom system for cruise ships, Circle 24 on Reader Service Card

  • Expanding the Suezmax fleet and greater involvement in carrying oil products are among the ambitions being pursued by theTeekay Tanker Services (TTS) business unit of Teekay. "At the same time, we're working to expand our strong Aframax position," said TTS Vice President Peder Farmen. who heads the product

  • . Mr. Zwart is dividing his time between the U.S. and the SWDiesel home office in Zwolle, Netherlands. Mr. Garman, who was educated in engineering and business at Everett Community College and the University of Washington, previously was West Coast sales manager for Wartsila Power U.S.A., and director

  • marine insurers, pointed out recently that there is no reference in bilateral trade agreements to granting free access to the international cargo business to U.S. marine underwriters. The U.S. Trade Office is willing to include this provision for the country's marine insurers in bilateral trade

  • also announced the appointment of Richard Ray Simms as manager of the East Division office. Mr. Simms has worked in the marine transportation business as an operating and administrative officer for 17 years. Consolidated Inland Marine is a petroleum barge company operating on the Intracoastal

  • representatives," expediting of dock assignments, providing for ship repairs, and chandlery services. N.C.S. is also interested in assisting American businesses in developing trade relations with Egypt. Anyone interested in the services offered by N.C.S. can contact Mr. Pouch at the main office of Pouch

  • Ocean Business 2013, held April 9-11, 2013 in Southampton, U.K., recently concluded another successful run, three days packed with conferences, exhibition and on-water demonstrations. Held every two years since 2007 at the National Oceanography Center, Southampton, Ocean Business has quickly emerged as one

  • office in the U.S. was based on the increase of traffic from their existing American clientele. A greater p r o p o r t i o n of this increase in business is for vessels calling at various Egyptian ports, due to renewed interest by America in Egypt, and the c o n s e q u e n t i al A.I.D. cargoes

  • Resident Surveyor in charge of the Portland, Oregon Branch Office of the United States Salvage Association, Inc., has announced commencement of business as an independent marine surveyor. Following graduation from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Mr. Murdoch sailed for several years as a deck

  • With the recent merger of Lucian Q. Moffitt, Inc., with the BFGoodrich Company, LQMoffitt operations have become part of the Dynamic Polymer Products business unit of the BFGoodrich Aerospace Division. While BFGoodrich assumes the ongoing business relationships of former LQMoffitt, the previous company's

  • Available MagneTek, Inc., an international leader in electrical equipment manufacturing and related services, has consolidated its military business efforts. The newly formed Magne- Tek Defense Systems, headquartered in Anaheim, Calif., with a recently opened Washington, D.C., office, will

  • . According to MOAC's president John A. Potts, the Pool is designed to assist these and other European insurers to expand their marine underwriting business in the United States. "The Pool, to be managed by MOAC, will provide a greater capacity of marine reinsurance and insurance in the United States

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    volatile economic conditions.” Richard Greiner, Partner, Shipping & Transport, BDO Source: BDO hile gauging the views of any internation- al group of business leaders is arduous at best, gauging the views of the notoriously tight-lipped shipping sector is a particular W challenge. Enter shipping adviser

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    When Uli Selbach started in the trade show business 22 show ? oor, and according to Selbach “we’re going to double years ago, the big question was: “Will trade shows exist in that space in 2020. We think this is a strong and growing fu- 20 years?” While the advent of virtual meetings, seamless ture

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    The ‘United Nations’ of shipbuilding SMM is the largest and argu- ably the best marine exhibi- tion in the world, and Claus Ulrich (Uli) Selbach, Business Unit Director at Hamburg Messe Und Congress is the man in the driver’s seat. We recently met with Selbach in his of? ce in Hamburg to ? nd out

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    region, based in Hong Kong sional structure has become logical to SAR, China. He will oversee Intellian’s remain close to the various markets and APAC business including sales, techni- to further expand our leading position cal support, business development and in the ? elds of quality, digitalization

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    maritime companies, “We start seeing recovery in the O&G works. After the successful conversions Spain’s Astican reports a “fantastic year drilling business and have accomplished carried out for the Canada’s Clearwater … one of the best in Astican´s history” several reactivation projects,” said Seafoods

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    yards Bayonne Drydock & Repair Corp. BDDRC Invests in Shiplift Capacity Bayonne Drydock & Repair in Bay- “We have taken onne, NJ, reported brisk business in 2019, with the BDDRC ? oating drydock delivery of a 1280T and graving dock in use approximately 98 percent of the time, according to Bob MBH

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    advocacy tainly don’t have a crystal ball, but I can tell you that if there’s group. Our R&D efforts are important for the future of Glo- anyone in this business that is not paying attention to the sten and the future of the industry. We are not going to survive world of autonomy and how it applies to our

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    PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN off the charts. Ultimately, the work we do here is supporting ground-based midcourse missile defense system. “That was a our client’s businesses with engineering excellence and un- massive project we did with Boeing; a hallmark project for me matched problem solving.” because of the amount

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    an entrepreneurial spirit where anyone within larger engineering projects, develop leadership skills, and re- the organization can bring ideas for new business or capabili- alize that one day he could lead the company. While much has ties,” said Fanberg. “The secret to our success is our employ- changed

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    INTERVIEW MORGAN FANBERG, PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN “Doing business the same way over and over will not last; we know technology will advance our industry, and if we just sit back and don’t take an active role, we’re going to lose. There is no room for complacency.” Morgan Fanberg, President, Glosten @

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    accounts for a paltry 30 megawatts (MW) Photos: Island Offshore of actual power production (? ve turbines of 6 MW each off Block Island, RI), the Business Network for Offshore Wind estimates the size of that U.S. pipeline at somewhere around 8.5 gigawatts (GW) based on announced projects likely to

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    the biggest thing, getting someone to try for foils of composite, ? exible material. Smaller orders are of it out ? rst. It’s (still) a conservative business.” www.marinelink.com 31 MR #1 (18-33).indd 31 1/10/2020 1:55:19 P

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    how catamarans Then in November we learn why: Wavefoil was having one sporting a Wavefoil stabilizer can be competitive on cost and of those critical business months the founders of start-ups talk comfort. about. We learn than a pilot project with Faroese ferry opera- “The tender company won that job due

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    in Blank Rome LLP’s New York of? ce. Wilgus concentrates her practice in the areas of international and maritime litigation and dispute resolution. Business news you can trust and advertising results you can count on. We have you covered in every sector of the industry. The Maritime Media Network’s

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    that you have a true understanding of what the regulatory challenges are, and how they may be different. You should start to work out what your own business risk pro? le is in this emerging market, understanding the risks in this in- dustry versus, for example, the OSV or crew boat markets. MR #1 (1-17)

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    is there today play into the growth in the offshore wind sector? available on the design side, the construction side and the operation side of this business within the U.S. to support that Now this is a place where we are able to take advantage growth? of the things that we’re learning and in the offshore

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    of my position I have the lished norms when and where appropriate. Kathleen Hickey [email protected] opportunity to meet with C-Suite business I think he said it best when talk turned to Sales Lucia Annunziata leaders around the world on a regular basis. the the traditional nature of maritime

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    Technical competence Service with passion We at MAN PrimeServ understand that performance and reliability are paramount to your business. You need technical competence that drives your success. MAN PrimeServ’s many decades of hands-on experience and its diverse portfolio provide this. With MAN PrimeServ

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    of the Americas Hägg Bean Kolunsarka Gu Puscar Cox Powertrain Kymmene, the largest pulp and paper APM Terminals, North America. He Hägg Named business in Europe, in a number of also spent more than 10 years with Steerprop CEO different roles. From 2013 to 2016 Maersk Line. he was Executive Vice

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    actual detentions) can be seen as a very small price cluding analytics and communications, to to pay for safety. The USCG is working with industry in businesses across the maritime spectrum. a proactive way. He freelances regularly for Marine News. Cdr. Hobson said, “As for enforcement, Coast Guard