Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Furuno News

The multi-beam Sonar takes the highly-desired capability to scan port to starboard under the vessel and adds Furuno’s commercial fisheries spin on it. Image courtesy Furuno

Furuno's Multi-Beam Sonar reaches new depths

Furuno is proud to announce that it is bringing side-scanning capabilities to its flagship NavNet TZtouch and TZtouch2 MFDs with its latest network sensor called the DFF3D. This multi-beam Sonar takes the highly-desired capability to scan port to starboard under the vessel and adds Furuno’s commercial fisheries spin on it. This deep-water Sonar delivers a sidebar detection range of an unprecedented 650+ feet, while being able to see down to over 1,000 feet. The DFF3D utilizes a new, compact multi-beam transducer, along with Furuno’s own advanced signal processing, to produce eye-popping

ClassNK approves Fleet Management's ECDIS Training

ClassNK Issues Another Approval for ECDIS Training

  ClassNK issued its Type Specific Training Course approval for “FURUNO MODEL FEA ECDIS & FURUNO MODEL FMD ECDIS” (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) Training Courses offered by Fleet Management Training Institute (Nerul, India), a group company of Fleet Ship Management Pvt. Ltd. The approval certifies that the course offered by FMTI complies with the leading classification society’s Standards for Maritime Education & Training under “ClassNK Prime Management Services for Education and Training”.   Mr. Minoru Ohno from ClassNK Certification

(Photo: USCG)

Furuno DS60 DSL Selected for 200+ USCG Vessels

Furuno USA, Inc. said it has been awarded a five-year U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) IDIQ contract, valued at approximately $10 million, to supply Doppler Speed Logs (DSL) as part of the USCG’s Doppler Speed Refreshment Project. Furuno’s DS60 DSL will be installed on more than 200 vessels, ranging from 87’ Marine Protector-class patrol boats to the 418’ National Security Cutters, the largest class of vessel in the USCG fleet.   The U.S. Government required a DSL that would interface with existing shipboard equipment, while retaining the functional characteristics and performance

RV Meen Shandhani (Photo: Photos: IMC/Bangladesh Department of Fisheries)

FRV for Bangladesh

QSB7-DM engines and the two 75kW hydraulic power packs for the fishing deck equipment. A workshop area is located against the bulkhead that separates the machine space from the steering gear compartment, which also houses fresh water tanks port and starboard.   Navigation electronics are primarily Furuno (including X- and S-band radars, DGPS navigator, log, GPS plotter/echo sounder) with Raytheon Anschütz selected for the autopilot and GPS; Hapcon for the bridge navigation watch alarm system; and Haiyang for the AIS. Furuno also supplied a color scanning sonar and Doppler current indicator,

WASSP Multi Beam Screenshot (Photo: ENL Group)

WASSP Sounder Technology Receives a $10.6m R&D Growth Grant

;D. Alongside this new grant, we will be allocating further significant financial investment over the next three years as we develop new product lines, and grow our markets internationally.”   As well as being the parent company of WASSP Ltd, ENL Group is also the New Zealand distributor for FURUNO Electronics of Japan

FUSION-LinkTM technology

FUSION-LinkTM Technology Gains Industry-Wide Acceptance

been adopted by all marine Multi-Function Display manufacturers and has seen strong acceptance in the boat builder community. Offering marine electronics manufacturers an unparalleled level of entertainment integration, FUSION-LinkTM is now available on a multifunction navigation devices from B&G, Furuno, Garmin, Humminbird, Lowrance, Murphy Instruments, Raymarine and Simrad. The company’s systems have been adopted by an extensive list of boatbuilders including Bavaria Yachts, Boston Whaler, Broom Boats, Caribbean, Contender, Ebb-Tide, Elan Yachts, Fairline, Fontaine Pajot, Grady White, Hanse

Photo: Kvichak Marine

Kvichak to Build 48 ft. Foil Research Cat

scheduled for summer of 2016. Additional vessel features include: Length (overall): 48’     Beam (overall w/fender): 18’8” Hamilton Jet Modular Electronic Control System    Marine Crane on cabin top w/ 2,200 lb capacity winch Furuno NavNet navigation System     A-Frame SWL 2,500 lbs capacity  

d’ROP Bibby’ Hydromap’s Custom-built ROV

./day Crane    Palfinger Max. lift    5450kg @ 4.2m Moonpool    2.05 x 2.3m A-Frame    Hydrualic 8000kg SWL with 6.5m deck clearance Sonar winch    MacArtney Cormac 4 Radar, AID, Echosounder, Navtex, Satcom    Furuno Autopilot    Navico ECDIS    Navmaster dGPS    C&C Tech Heading    iXBlue Quadrans Heading2    iXBlue Hydrins Speed log    Skipper VHF    Icom DP1 System    Sirehna

Launching the Jamie Hanna

have the typical split-pilothouse lobster boat design. Instead this vessel has a large full-width pilothouse with the lobster station, davit, block, and pot hauler aft of the pilothouse on the starboard side. The pilothouse has a large semi-enclosed helm area, with an array of electronics, including a Furuno NavNet 3D suite consisting of a black box, radar, echo sounder, and multiple flatscreen monitors; an AIS, multiple VHF/loud hailers, and Sirius Satellite/Weather Radio. To assist with navigation, is a PC plotter with NOAA charts and HYPACK survey software. Behind the helm on the starboard side

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