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mm boats, it has been equally successful serving other market niches, including the construction of advanced pilot boats.

The shipyard earlier this year com- pleted its contract for two new pilot ves- sels for the San Francisco Bar Pilots with the delivery of the 104-ft. (31.7 m)

California, sistership to San Francisco.

The boats are outfitted with the latest in electronic navigation aids and are designed to transfer pilots safely to and from ships entering or leaving San

Francisco Bay.

The San Francisco Bar Pilots must


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ZF Marine, the world's largest manufacturer of marine trans- missions, offers complete propulsion systems, including the new ZF Mathers CruiseComand, a plug 'n play control sys- tem for vessels with electronic engines and solenoid gears, and the ZF Mathers MicroCommander, MasterCommand,

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MMC Int'l will be exhibiting its line of portable gauging and sampling equipment for restricted and closed gauging appli- cations, vapor control valves, liquid level alarm systems, CL

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Captain Peter Mclsaac, president of

San Francisco Bar Pilots, speaking prior to the delivery of California. "The

Marco design has met our expectations, and brings a new level of performance to the Bay." California — on her main deck — features a comfortable day room/lounge area with large windows, an entertainment and information center and a full galley. The raised pilothouse forward is designed to provide excellent visibility over pilot transfer operations on both the port and starboard sides, as well as good visibility up the sides of the vessel being serviced. Comfort and safety is enhanced by a large roll stabi- lization tank located below the pilot-

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