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David Clark Digital Intercom System

David Clark Company introduced its new gateway modules for connectivity from the

Series 9100 Digital Marine Intercom System. master station to the headsets. The Series 9100

Incorporating next-generation technology and system is inherently simple to setup and oper- simple, intuitive controls, the Series 9100 sys- ate, with modular, expandable interface ? ex- tem is a versatile, reliable and multi-functional ibility for connecting to a virtually unlimited solution designed to enhance critical, crew-to- number of users and devices such as two-way crew communications and situational aware- radios, sat phones and other common ancillar- ness on board high-speed patrol, law enforce- ies. Each user is afforded four mode selections ment and military craft, as well as ? reboats, and a PTT switch to program to their unique workboats, tug and salvage vessels. It features job criteria. All system components are built rugged, noise-attenuating headsets in a variety for all-weather, work-ready reliability in harsh of styles that are compatible with both wired marine environments. Series 9100 headsets in- and wireless options, a customizable master clude over-the-head and behind-the-head styles station providing high-performance Ethernet/ with dual ear, single ear, under-helmet and

IP versatility and user interfaces including ‘talk-through’ options. headset stations, wireless belt stations and

David Clark Company

Allianz Offers New Telemedicine Solution

At Posidonia 2016 Allianz Global Assistance debuted its new Telemedicine and Assistance Solutions, a new service that promises complete medical coverage onboard ships, 24/7/365. Unique is the company’s approach: All Telemedicine equipment, a $5,000 per ship value, is offered free of charge, coupled with unlimited medical advice; A globall map of medical facilities and providers; medical and non-medical as- sistance onshore, in cooperation with P&I Clubs.

U.S. Navy/Bath Iron Works

Furuno Tech on

SKF Launches Marine

USS Zumwalt

Route Based Kit

SKF introduced its new SKF Marine CM Route Kit, which is

The U.S. Navy launched USS Zumwalt (DDG- designed to cut ? eet downtime and improve ef? ciency through 1000), lead ship of the all-new Zumwalt-class enabling predictive maintenance in applications across the sec- of stealth destroyers. Furuno was selected as tor. Making its debut in Athens, Greece, at Posidonia 2016, the the primary navigation and GMDSS emergency

SKF Marine CM Route Kit, includes all the tools needed to communications provider for the USS Zumwalt. implement reliable condition monitoring techniques onboard

The ship boasts an impressive electronic naviga- ships and allows operators to adopt an integrated approach to tion package that includes two Furuno X-Band condition based maintenance on its entire ? eet. The kit, which and two S-Band FAR2xx7 Radar systems (four includes the SKF Microlog handheld monitoring device and navigational Radars total) along with a complete dedicated marine software with marine typical equipment mod-

RC1815 GMDSS communications package. Both els, can be used on all kind of vessels, as well as offshore plat-

X- and S-Band Radar systems are installed fore forms to collect data on machine and component condition. For and aft of the deckhouse. Each system combines each asset it will gauge the overall vibration levels and will be into a single display presentation, allowing the able to identify possible issues, such as imbalance, misalign- fore and aft X-Band Radars to provide a cohe- ment, wear, mechanical looseness, and bearing and gear faults. sive X-Band picture on a single display. The same

The measurement data is securely transferred via satellite to is true for the two S-Band Radars. Other Furu- the SKF One Global Cloud, where SKF’s Condition Monitor- no equipment onboard includes the FA150 AIS, ing (CM) remote diagnostic team can retrieve and analyze the

GS100 Satellite Speed Log, and NX700P Navtex assets data as part of its maintenance consulting services. Fur- systems, all installed by Bath Iron Works, a part thermore all data can easily be accessed by the chief engineer of General Dynamics Marine Systems. and ? eet manager, closing the loop and involving the crew in the Condition-based maintenance process.

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