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  • The U.K.'s Kelvin Hughes, markers of maritime navigation aids and equipment since 1750, will receive the Queen's Award for Export Achievement. The award, given for a significant increase in sales of ships' navigational radar abroad, comes as the company has announced its new and revolutionary river radar system, the RSR 100, designed specifically for vessels that ply busy rivers and congested waterways.

    Kelvin Hughes' long association with merchant marine and naval establishments worldwide embraces all aspects of marine navigation from charts and chart table instruments to compasses, sophisticated echo sounding and other sonar equipment, as well as radar.

    The company has been sole supplier of navigational radar to the British Royal Navy for many years, and an increasing amount of business is now being conducted with a number of overseas navies. "It is this developing export business that has brought us the coveted Queen's Award," says Ron Harman, managing director. "I am delighted that the company has won recognition in this way. It is a great achievement for everyone concerned, and reflects the quality and performance of Kelvin Hughes' navigational radar equipment." The award is one of two achieved by Smiths Industries pic companies.

    The second goes to Portex, makers of single use, sterile surgical and medical products, and part of Smiths Industries Medical Systems Group of companies.

    For further information and free literature on Kelvin Hughes, Circle 22 on Reader Service Card

  • Evolving with the tech since 1945 Beier Radio was established in 1945 as a family business in a garage workshop. In 1945, two-way radios were the most technologically advanced electronics on the market, hence the name Beier Radio. As the technology has evolved, so has the company, and although Beier Radio

  • 7 Houstoun Interchange Business Park, Livingston, West Lothian, UK EH54 5DW Tel: 845-862-6600 Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.wfs-tech.com CEO/President: Brendan Hyland Number of Employees: 20 Annual Sales: $3,900,000.00 WFS is a leader in the delivery of subsea wireless instrumentation

  • Furuno Electric Company, Ltd. of Nishinomiya City, Japan, recently announced that they have concluded an agreement with Sait Electronics S.A. of Belgium to acquire International Skibs Radio A/S (ISR) of Denmark, a subsidiary of the Sait Group. Under this agreement, Furuno also acquires Svensk Marine

  • Radio Holland USA, B.V., one of the nation's largest distributors of advanced communications and navigational equipment, recently had a "hands-on" private exhibition of their Total Shipboard Communications Center at the Houston headquarters complex. Attendees at the three day session included a

  • Motorola, Inc., Schaumburg, 111., has unveiled a new line of portable VHF marine radios, simplifying and improving communications for those in the marine industry. The Triton MP+ and the Triton MPc are the two portables introduced by Motorola to complement their full line of Triton II fixedmount mari

  • Furuno's new A2 GMDSS radio station is a communications station that provides communication at any time, from any location within A1 and A2 sea areas. The A2 GMDSS Radio Station is designed to ensure maximum availability of safety communications and distress calls for all passenger vessels, and also

  • —Free Literature Available— Radio Holland USA, Houston, Texas, part of the Radio Holland Group, offers a full package of service and support to the shipping industry. This also means that Radio Holland helps to ensure optimal, efficient and safe navigation. With the introduction of Datamation

  • Communicating to or from a cruise ship used to be a complex and time-consuming task. Traditional high-frequency (HF) radio calls take time to place and once achieved, connections can be impaired by bad weather and calls often fade in and out. Moreover, since anyone with a receiver can tune into the

  • The latest product from the Harris Long Range Radio Division is the RF-3200, a new generation HF-SSB radio that incorporates many technical innovations. The outstanding difference between the RF-3200 and other HFSSB radios is the operating simplicity of the Harris unit. A single convenient knob tune

  • San Diego, April 29-May2 The 1985 Annual Meeting of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) will be held Monday, April 29, through Thursday, May 2, at the Holiday Inn at the Embarcadero in San Diego. The reception desk will open from 4 to 8 pm on April 29, and a Welcome

  • Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) of Tokyo, Japan, has introduced two new products, the JLR-4000 GPS Navigator, and the GSC-80 ODARS (On- Board Data Automatic Recording System). The GPS/NAVSTAR (Global Positioning System/NAVigation System with Timing and Ranging) system is a completely new system that will

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  • MR Jan-20#57 The Final Word
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    The Final Word The BDO Survey says ... Shipping Con? dence Rises “It is not far short of six years since con? dence in the industry has been higher, and appetite for investment remains steady despite volatile economic conditions.” Richard Greiner, Partner, Shipping & Transport, BDO Source:

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    When Uli Selbach started in the trade show business 22 show ? oor, and according to Selbach “we’re going to double years ago, the big question was: “Will trade shows exist in that space in 2020. We think this is a strong and growing fu- 20 years?” While the advent of virtual meetings, seamless ture

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    Tech Files Innovative products, technologies and concepts Zeabuz Zero Emission Waterbus While Norway ranks 120th among countries globally in terms of population size (5.3 mil- lion), it packs a powerful punch in the maritime world, as Norwegians rank near the top as mari- time and offshore industry

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    La Ciotat Shipyards Matière, Bardex Tapped for 4300T Shiplift In the ship repair and conversion busi- (L to R): Jean-Yves Saussol, CEO, La Ciotat Shipyards, Thomas Miller, ness there are myriad tools available CEO Bardex Corp., and Philippe to make otherwise dirty and danger- Matière, CEO, Matière.

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    Ship Repair Activities and Investments in ship repair & conversion yards Astican & Astander Regulatory Work, Offshore Drives Astican Reliance entered Astican for the installation of a new HydeMarine Hyde Guardian ballast water management system. Photo: Astican While 2019 provided a mixed bag of ing

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    Ship Repair Activities and Investments in ship repair & conversion yards Bayonne Drydock & Repair Corp. BDDRC Invests in Shiplift Capacity Bayonne Drydock & Repair in Bay- “We have taken onne, NJ, reported brisk business in 2019, with the BDDRC ? oating drydock delivery of a 1280T and graving dock in

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    INTERVIEW MORGAN FANBERG, PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN “I would love to design an all nuclear ship. I understand the cost, the red tape and the bureaucratic issues, but if you’re seriously looking for a zero-emission technology to power ocean-going vessels, nuclear should be an option.” Morgan Fanberg, President

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    INTERVIEW MORGAN FANBERG, PRESIDENT, GLOSTEN organ Fanberg has always been a ‘maritime guy,’ but his early maritime aspirations cen- tered on racing sailboats. “I went to St. Mary’s M College of Maryland to race dinghies at a col- legiate level but soon realized that racing sailboats was not go- ing to

  • MR Jan-20#35 REPAIR & CONVERSION
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    REPAIR & CONVERSION Suda JG10000 This design, offers a 2000 ton lift capa- bility, the ability to handle eight x 8- 9.5 MW turbines with accommodation for 112, in depths up to 68 m. Photos: A.K. Suda Naval Architects ing conversion candidates. “Installation vessels will also need thrusters,” he said.

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    REPAIR & CONVERSION the concerns about security as the electric grid becomes more He added that improved safety features, including lifeboats, dependent on offshore wind. would be necessary in a conversion and that personal com- These calculations and estimates provide a backdrop for the fort is also an

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    REPAIR & CONVERSION You have to stand on an exposed seawall protecting a tiny bility together with the ability to keep a high service speed Norwegian village’s little marina to realize how “the basics” in bad weather,” Hammerfest Hospital said of the order. The must be in place before you can mimic the

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    Legal Beat Following notice of a major marine casualty, the NTSB’s roadmap for other governmental agencies and/or litigants to investigation team – called the “Go Team” – begins its in- independently build a legal case of who is at fault and why, vestigation. Depending on the severity and or technical

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    Legal Beat Marine Casualties Anatomy of the Investigation lank Rome’s maritime attorneys have rep- damage. resented clients in some of the largest mari- Our experience investigating and providing legal represen- time casualties in the last 20 years, includ- tation for clients because of these casualties

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    The Path to Zero Copyright: Norman Chan/AdobeStock Slow Down Emission Reduction & Slow Steaming: The voluntary v. regulatory approach erchant ships traditionally operate in the the board, including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; emis- open sea at or near full speed. This is hard sion of air pollutants

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    The Path to Zero IMO2020 Low Sulfur Fuels Is Everyone Ready? re the world’s ships’ engines ready for IMO “The trouble will come compliant very low sulfur fuel? That’s a wide open question as ship owners step to when the products are the end of the preparatory gang-plank on A January 1, 2020 when 0.

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    In the ? ipped classroom, the in-class experience and the outside-class experiences are “? ipped”. That is, instead of lectures happening during class time, trainees are asked to watch videos of lectures or are assigned some e-learning module outside the classroom – before class. Then, when the

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    Training Tips for Ships Copyright Talaj/AdobeStock Tip #8 The Lecture is Dead! (But Long Live the Classroom) he traditional lecture, for millennia, has The ability to learn from one another – peers and experts – been the go-to method for teaching. Yet it can be supported and made more effective by

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