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Orders are transmitted using EDI pro- tocols and after a short time, delivery confirmations are received. When the vessel arrives in port, the products are available at the quayside, ready for load- ing onboard. When orders are registered by Unitor, an invoice is automatically generated. In addition, the owner's land- based Purchasing Department can also 'track and trace' the progress of RFQ's and PO's via the system.


Boatracs Focusing primarily n work- boats, riverboats, oil field supply boats and fishing boats, Boatracs is a leading provider of satellite com- munications and integrated hardware and software infor- mation solu- tions for the maritime workboat industry.




Aspiring to provide excellent systems,

Kawasaki, with a century- long experience, is continually researching and developing new propulsion systems. 143 KAWASAKI


World Trade Center Bldg., 4-1, Hamamatsu-cho, 2-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6116, Japan •Marine Machinery Sales Dept. Machinery Division:Phone:81-3-3435-2366 Fax:81-3-3435-2022

Kawasaki Heavy Industries (UK) Ltd. Phone:44-020-7588-5222 Fax:44-020-7588-5333

Kawasaki Heavy Industries (Europe) B.V. Phone:31-20-644-6869-70 Fax ? 1-2C-C42-5725

Kawasaki Heavy Industries (USA) Inc. Phone:1-212-759-4950 Fax:1-212-759-6421

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Last year Wartsila Corp. announced plans to develop a new channel for its products, services and information via the Internet. Through e-business, Wart- sila's hopes to put its expertise and tech- nical resources at its customers' finger- tips. The e-business functions started with tailored services to dedicated users and customers in pilot testing from mid-

December 2000. The first release was scheduled for availability at the end of

February 2001. Access will be provided in three different levels of accessibility and guaranteed security: • The Open Level providing access to publicly-available information, such as pre-engineering concepts and installa- tion design information, etc.; • Registered Level requiring the user to register for customized information; • Agreement Level authorizing access to those users having an agreement with

Wartsila on their individual scope of accessibility to information and ser- vices. Through this channel, Wartsila will serve shipowners, shipbuilders, util- ity companies, and power plant opera- tors, etc., giving direct access to infor- mation and services specifically con- cerning their engines and installations.

Clean Seal


Seal, Inc. of


Bend, Ind. offers extruded

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Silicone and Nitrile

Seals to the marine industry. The com- pany also offers vulcanizing services for endless seal applications. In the extrud- ed rubber industry since 1978, the com- pany warehouses over 6 million feet of product stocking more than 500 profiles for just-in-time delivery. Visit Clean

Seal at:

Crew Vision 2001

Network Pipeline has introduced Crew

Vision 2001, an Internet-based person- nel logistics database tool for use by fleet personnel departments in the marine industry. The new system can be used for commercial shipping lines and passenger cruise lines internationally.

Based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Network

Pipeline's Crew Vision system provides ocean carriers and passenger cruise lines with a paperless solution in regards to crew management.

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