Furuno U.S.A., Inc., San Francisco, Calif., has introduced a new line of medium radars, and a new monochrome video sounder with etched CRT. Furuno's new FR-8000D Series radars are designed to provide top performance at a reasonable price for most workboats,
Raytheon's new Raynav 780 Loran- C Navigator is a rugged, commercial- quality, weatherproof unit designed, according to the manufacturer, with the most advanced technology available to bring mariners a new, unbeatable, high-level of accuracy. Yet
The latest addition to the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans' fisheries patrol fleet, the Leonard J. Cowley, is the largest and most sophisticated vessel of her type in Canada. Operating out of St. John's, Newfoundland, her major function
Over the past 30 years, computer-aided ship design and construction has progressed from mainframe computers to PCs, from independent programs to fully integrated programs, and from large shipyards to all sizes of shipyards. More to the point, key
Charles M. Aker, vice president and general manager of Omnithruster Inc., has announced the signing of a r e p r e s e n t a t i v e 's agreement with Manotherm B.V. to cover the Benelux countries, and act as service agents in many chief seaports of the world.
Omnithruster Inc. has expanded into new facilities to accommodate the growth of its maneuvering and slow-speed positioning systems. Incorporated in the new location will be the administration, marketing, and engineering offices including designing and manufacturing of thrusters,
Stanley L. Clark has been named president of Raytheon Marine Company and Sorensen Company, two Raytheon Company operations based in Manchester, N.H. Raytheon Marine Company manufacturers a broad line of marine electronic equipment for navigation, communication, and safety.
—Literature Available Campbell Shipyard, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded contracts to construct three more 1,500-toncapacity "Super Pacific" Class tuna purse seiners in addition to two already on order. The 257- by 45- by 26-foot vessels have
Ulstein Hatloe A/S, Ulsteinvik, Norway, has delivered one of the world's largest surimi factory trawlers to her U.S. owners, after undergoing an extensive conversion at the yard. The 341-foot 5-inch Northern Eagle was delivered to her New Yorkbased owners Northern Eagle Partners Ltd.
Furuno-qualty color plotting is now available for the smaller vessel with the GD-200 color video plotter. Based on the company's well-proven, computerized plotter control system, the GD-200 uses a high-resolution, low-cost color monitor to display