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Trimble Releases MPS865 Global Navigation Satellite System

Trimble has introduced the new MPS865 (Marine Positioning System) multi-frequency and multi-application Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Used for real-time and post-processing applications for marine survey and construction, the unit features integrated communications options, and can be integrated as an on-board rover receiver, a base station or… Read More

Sail-In Breaks Records

More than 115 officers and representatives from U.S.-flag shipping companies, maritime labor unions and maritime organizations and associations visited 169 Congressional offices during the ninth annual Maritime Industry Congressional Sail-In. This was a record-setting event for the most offices visited during a Sail-In. Industry leaders met to discuss the importance… Read More

High School Students Visit Harbor Facility and Tour Dredge Jadwin

Students from the Architecture, Construction, Mechatronics and Engineering Academy at Vicksburg High School in Mississippi, visited the Vicksburg District harbor facility and toured the dredge Jadwin. The group of fourteen learned about career opportunities with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and saw firsthand what such work would look like. Read More

Wärtsilä Acquires Transas

Wärtsilä has acquired global marine navigation solutions manufacturer Transas of the United Kingdom. Established in 1990, Transas produces bridge systems, digital products and electronic charts, and also provides professional training and simulation services, ship traffic control, monitoring and support. The company has created a… Read More

2018 National Coastal Conference Issues Call for Abstracts

A call for abstracts has been issued for the 2018 National Coastal Conference hosted by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) and the Coastal Zone Foundation. The event will take place October 30 to November 2 at the Galveston Island Convention Center on Galveston Island,… Read More