—Literature Available— Furuno U.S.A., Inc., South San Francisco, Calif., recently introduced a new low-cost searchlight sonar to their line of professional fish finding equipment, and added the FCV-551 eight-color video sounder to its sounder family.
The 100-foot a l l - a l u m i n um crewboat Oil Corsair (shown above) was loaded aboard the Japanese freighter Seki Rokel recently in New Orleans for service in the waters offshore Angola in West Africa, highlighting a "first" for the shipbuilder.
Freeport Shipbuilding & Marine Repair, Freeport, Fla., is constructing a 110-foot steel-hulled yacht designed by the late John Brever of Florida, with interior by Dallasbased CD A. The vessel will be christened Alpha Centauri when delivered to Star of Texas, Inc.
New Engine Diagnosis And Trend System Also Displayed MAN B&W Diesel GmbH recently held an international press conference and demonstration in Augsburg, West Germany, to present its latest addition, L48/60, to its largebore medium-speed diesel engine family,
C. Plath of Hamburg, West Germany, a division of Litton Industries, Inc., is offering literature on NAVIGLOBE, the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation receiver that was the center of interest at their stand during this year's International Ship,
Geonav, a shipboard computer distributed by Magnavox, displays nautical charts with coastline and other information the navigator requires. Designed as an integrated navaid, the computer interfaces with Loran and satnav receivers, autopilots, and
Furuno U.S.A., Inc. of South San Francisco, Calif., recently announced the introduction of several new products. One is a new digitized daylight bright radar, FR-8030D, that packs a lot of performance features and a full 12-inch diagonal CRT into a cabinet only 13.
Whether your philosophy is "less is more" or "bigger is better", Thales (pronounced "TAL-less") Navigation delivers both. Thales Navigation emanates from parent company Thales, a $10 billion Goliath that has astutely purchased a number of marine electronic brand name product companies,
Maritime communications is an estimated $1 billion industry, encompassing ship operators, merchant fleets, governments and private yacht owners. There is arguably no more quickly evolving technical sector in the maritime market than the satellite communications niche.
Furuno U.S.A., San Francisco, Calif., recently announced the introduction of several new products. Furuno's new FAP-55 microprocessor- controlled autopilot features five operating modes, a large easyto- read LCD display, built-in dodge steering,