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Alden Introduces Series Of Marinefax Recorders

Literature Offered The first of a new series of Marinefax weather chart recorders is currently being introduced by Alden Electronics, Inc., Westboro, Mass. Designated the Marinefax TR 1, the new recorder features a high-quality thermal printer for crisp,


Mitsui Delivers First Of Four Bulk Carriers To Egyptian Owner

The 41,543-dwt bulk carrier Abydos shown above was delivered recently by the Chiba Works of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Company, Ltd. (MES) to Misr Shipping Company of Egypt. The new vessel has an overall length of about 617 feet, molded beam of 101.

USCG Orders Differential GPS Equipment From Magnavox

Magnavox recently received orders from the U.S. Coast Guard for differential GPS (DGPS) equipment which will be used to provide enhanced navigational accuracy for ships and boats in U.S. coastal waters and harbors. The Magnavox system uses the signals

Del Norte Introduces Model 2006 GPS Receiver

Del Norte Technology Inc., Euless, Texas, has introduced the Model 2006 GPS system, one of the latest additions to its GPS product line. The 2006 is a 6-channel LI C/A code GPS receiver which comes with a built-in PC and rugged splashproof case.

DGPS Given Go-Ahead In Northwest

The USCG prepared a programmatic Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for implementing a Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) in the Northwest region of the U.S. The USCG published a notice to announce the availability of the EA and FONSI,

Nautronix To Supply DP System For USCG WLB

Nautronix, Inc. was awarded a contract to supply a dynamic positioning system for the second 225-ft. (69-m) Sea Going Buoy Tender (WLB) for the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG). The vessel will be built by Marinette Marine Corp. of Marinette, Wis. The

Litton European Unit Advances IB Concept For Workboats

While the advent and advantages of an integrated bridge are more closely associated with big ships and the blue water market, Litton Marine Systems has developed and is offering a comprehensive bridge designed for installation on river dwelling vessels.

New Loran C Unit Introduced By SI-TEX —Literature Available

The new SI-TEX/KODEN 757, introduced by SI-TEX, automatically acquires and tracks master transmitting station and all usable secondaries of any Loran C chain. Time Differences (TDs) of any two secondaries can be displayed simultaneously. Operation is completely silent.

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