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PACIFIC MARINE EXPO

November 20-22, 1986 Seattle Center Exhibition Hall Pacific Marine Expo, the commercial marine trade show scheduled for November 20-22 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, represents the largest forum for sharing marine technology and ideas

 

THE GOVERNMENT AS PARENT TO INDUSTRY: PARTICIPATION OR BENIGN NEGLECT?

There is an element in our political tradition which holds that government is, and appropriately ought to be, the parent of industry. All protestation to the contrary government, like a parent, has the capacity to nuture, encourage, build up, level, discourage or ruin industry—its child.

Robertson-Shipmate Introduces Multi-Station VHF Radiotelephone To U.S. Marine Market

—Free Literature Offered— Robertson-Shipmate, Inc., Hauppauge, N.Y., has just introduced in the U.S. a new multi-station commercial VHF radiotelephone, the RS-7100, for the marine market. According to the company, the new RS-7100 VHF radiotelephone is

Robertson Autopilot Wins NMEA Honors

For the third year in a row, Robertson's microprocessor-controlled autopilots have been awarded top honors by the National Marine Electronics Association at their recent banquet in Seattle, Washington. This, for any manufacturer, is a significant

Siemens Offers Free 100-Page Catalog On Contractors And Starters

A new 100-page catalog, CP2, describing the complete line of enclosed type contractors and starters has been issued by the Controls Division of Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. The catalog highlights Siemens World Series contactors and starters which

Major U.S. Shipping Companies Form New Industry Association

Five major U.S.-flag carriers serving America's foreign commerce recently announced the formation of a new industry group, the United Shipowners of America (USA). The member firms—American President Lines, Crowley Maritime Corp., Farrell Lines, Lykes Bros.

New Marine Overcoat Sea-Slide™ Increases Speed, Saves Fuel

—Literature Available Hydromer, Inc., has developed a water-based urethane drag-reducing overcoat called Sea- Slide™. Designed for the commercial market, it is an easy-to-apply finish that reduces friction between the boat's hull and the surrounding water

Comsat To Provide Low-Cost Standard-C Messaging Service

Comsat Maritime Services recently announced its intention to provide a new, low-cost satellite data and messaging service, known as Standard-C, through its two coast earth stations and the International Maritime Satellite Organization (Inmarsat).

AMP Offers Low-Cost M e t h o d Of M a r i n e Cable S p l i c i n g — L i t e r a t u r e O f f e r ed

The AMP Marine Cable Splicing Kit from AMP Products Corporation, Valley Forge, Pa., provides the marine industry with an advanced wiring method for modular shipbuilding, jumboizing and repairs. According to the manufacturer, the AMP splicing system is the first safe,

No Leg Left to Stand On - An Obituary for MarAd?

Unless things change dramatically, I am writing as the last Deputy Administrator of the Maritime Administration (MarAd). At least the MarAd we have known, sometimes loved, but always needed for the last 50 years. As I look at the Administration's

 
 
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