As a resounding endorsement of its long-term commitment to shipbuilding in the U.K., Vosper Thornycroft (VT) has created a state-of-the-art ship production facility within Portsmouth Naval Base. Having recently attained preliminary operational status through steel cutting on 295-ft.
Northrop Grumman Corporation, leader of the DD(X) Gold Team, and Raytheon company, received positive news last month when the General Accounting Office (GAO), decided that an appropriate evaluation process was used when the U.S. Navy selected the Gold
International Trade Fair And Conferences Gothenburg, Sweden—February 25-March 1 Offshore Goteborg '85, Sweden's third offshore exhibition and conference, will be held February 25 to March 1 in the Swedish Trade Fair Foundation's Exhibition and Congress Centre at Gothenburg.
The maritime industry is at an historic crossroad — and the direction that companies take can determine whether their future is filled with success or failure. Consider this — maritime accounts for 96 percent of all transportation — driving much of the momentum of the world economy.
The following special section highlights the latest U.S. Navy contract awards for shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance, shipboard communications, weapons, etc. The section covers contracts awarded between the dates of June 6 and July 7, 1988.
Marine Management Systems (MMS) has developed demonstration programs for its Spare Parts I n v e n t o r y Management and Planned Maintenance computer application software. The demo programs will run on any IBM PC to demonstrate the capability
The creation of broad stroke, groundbreaking business deals are traditionally portrayed as being hatched on the golf course, at an exclusive social function or within the confines of a harried boardroom. The creation of Tradiant — which is a new
The failure rate for new ventures in cyberspace is very high, and there is no reason to believe that maritime "dot corns" will fare differently. When e-biz companies fail, the reasons often given are lack of invest- ment ("the money ran out") or
A major new development in FORAN, the internationally recognized computer aided system for ship design and production, was announced recently by Senermar, a leading Spanish firm of naval architects and marine consultants. A new interactive version has