Electro-Nav Now Sole U.S. Distributor Of BEN Speed Logs

Electro-Nav president Robert Negron has announced that his company, one of the nation's top marine electronic distributors, has been appointed sole U.S. representative for the entire BEN Electro-Magnetic Speed Log line.

The BEN Speed Log is a combination ship speedometer/odometer that saves on fuel costs, increases operational efficiency, and interfaces with existing equipment like sat/nav, radar and collision avoidance gear to achieve greater navigational accuracy. It improves coordination between vessel and home office, and expedites schedule maintenance.

The BEN can measure speeds as low as 5 feet per hour, which makes it an effective maneuvering aid, even for supertankers.

It is also very sensitive to speed variations and will even register, at once, the speed drop caused by a snagged net on a moving fishing vessel, permitting immediate action.

One important feature of all BEN Speed Logs is the retractable transducer which mounts flush on the hull. There are no external probes to bend or break, maintenance work is performed from inside the vessel and installation and calibration can be completed in just one watch period.

The BEN Speed Log line includes a wide variety of logs, transducers and auxiliary speed and distance indicators, permitting substantially custom outfitting for vessels of any size, in any service.

For additional i n f o r m a t i o n , write Electro-Nav, 1201 Corbin Street, Elizabeth Marine Terminal, Elizabeth, N.J. 07201.

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