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MAP NT vec- tor chart, and the chart plot- ter makes it easy to plot and change routes on screen with point-and- click functions. "With the removal of

Selective Availability, it is more impor- tant than ever to use a high performance

GPS receiver capable of getting optimal accuracy from the GPS signals," said

Gunnar Mangs, business director for marine GPS at Leica. The waterproof, ultra-thin MK 40 display and control unit can be mounted below decks or in an open cockpit. The MK 40 incorpo- rates a high-resolution color flat-panel

LCD screen with special anti-reflective coating. The MK 40 is based on IBM's leading-edge silicon germanium (SiGe) chip technology.

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JRC Combines Plotter, Sounder

JRC North America has introduced a combination color chart plotter and fish finder, the PLOT 500F. The unit fea- tures a 6.5-in. sunlight-viewing LCD (TFT) display, and supports C-Map NT

Micro Charts and C-Map's

Ports and

Tides func- tions simulta- neously. The plotter portion of the PLOT 5 OOF receives position infor- mation from a

GPS or DGPS sensor, and supports 1,000 waypoints for navigation, 40 routes and 10,000 tracks or marks. For navigation, the plotter displays ship's position, chart scale, heading, the range, direction and ETA of a selected way- point, cursor position and time of day.

The PLOT 5 OOF employs the same

Mixed Image Technology as JRC's recently introduced FF50 Fish Finder.

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PosiTector 6000

The PosiTector 6000 Series hand-held coating thickness gages measure coat- ings on both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Features include Instant Auto- matic Gage set-up, simple two-button control, Flip Display, and Reading Indi- cator Light. In addition, now the display of every PosiTector 6000 coating thick- ness gage is illuminated by a backglow.

Available with Built-in Probe, Separate

Probe, or with extended cable up to 250 feet. For more information: P.O. Box 676, 802 Proctor Ave., Ogdensburg,

N.Y. 13669, tel: (315) 393-4450 or fax: (315) 393-8471,

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Mascoat Products

Delta T Marine Insulating Coating is designed to replace or enhance conven- tional thermal insulating materials found in shipboard construction. A 20-60-mil layer achieves an equivalency insulation factor of R9-15. Used on approximately 150 vessels worldwide for thermal and condensation protection, Delta T is applied with conventional airless spray equipment reducing total application costs significantly. The coating is one part, extremely lightweight, contains no harmful VOC's and is approved by the

USCG, ABS, DNV and Lloyd's. Please contact Mascoat Products, 10890 Alcott

Bldg 102, Houston, TX 77043, tel: (713) 465-0304; fax: (713) 465-0302.

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Steering to New Frontiers...


The New Growth Region

With nearly 50% of the world's shipowners and three out of the four world's top ports based in Asia, the region is rapidly becoming one of the most important in the maritime industry.

The largest and most dynamic showcase for the region's maritime industry, Asia Pacific Maritime (previously known as SingaPort) will feature the latest technologies and services in shipping, ports, marine, shipbuilding, ship repairs/conversion and offshore technology.

Held alongside with Asia Logistics Expo and Asia Work

Boat, this is THE event that offers you unique opportunities to rub shoulders with Ship Owners,

Ship Managers, Ship Builders, Maritime Specialists and Port Authorities...and experience the reach without having to sail seven seas!

Join us as we steer towards new, promising frontiers at Asia Pacific Maritime. Make plans to exhibit today!

For more information, contact us at:

Tel: (65) 434 3601

Fax: (65) 334 2588

Email: zaOBEB* 5-7 September 2001 . Singapore Expo

Organised by: ^PSA Exhibitions Reed Exhibition Companies

Business Contacts

Official Publications :



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