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Sperry Marine Expands Tokyo Office

Sperry Marine Inc. is expanding its sales and customer service operations in Japan and Korea. The new quarters, telephone and fax of Sperry Marine-Asia Inc. are: KUGA Building, 11-6 Kuramae 4-chome, Taito-ku,Tokyo 111, tel: +0118103 3863 7401; fax: +011 81 03 3863 7455. The new quarters are two and a half times larger than the company's previous location.

Sperry Gyrofin Ship Stabilizer For New Algerian Ferry The Union Naval de Levante Shipyard (UNL) in Valencia, Spain has ordered a Sperry Marine Gyrofin "Lift Control" Ship Stabilization System for a new ferry it is building for Algerie Ferries. The 13,000-dwt vessel is expected to be employed on the Algeria to France route in the Mediterranean.

Sperry Integrated Bridge For Chinese Forestry Vessels, Seven Brazilian Vessels Dalian New Shipyard, China, has ordered a Sperry Marine integrated bridge for each of the four new 46,500-dwt forestry vessels it is constructing for Vestfleet Management A/S, a Norwegian company in partnership with Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd.

Each new integrated bridge for the Chinese vessels consists of a Sperry Marine VMS-4002 Voyage Management System, ADG-3000 Adaptive Digital Gyropilot, dual MK-37 Gyrocompasses, dual RASCAR Radar/ARPAs, SRD 421/S Dual Axis Doppler Speed Log, and other equipment.

Brazilian shipowners Frota Oceanica, Frota Amazonia, Alianca and Neptunia ordered a total of seven Sperry VMS Integrated Bridge sets for new Brazilian-built containerships. Frota Oceanica, Frota Amazonia and Alianca have each bought two bridge sets and Neptunia has bought one.

Included in each Sperry Marine Integrated Bridge is a Voyage Management Station, Conning Information Display, dual RASCAR 3400M Radar/ARPAs, ADG-6000 Autopilot, MK-37 Gyrocompass, SRD-421/S Speed Log, SeaNET network, gyro repeaters and other navigation sensors.

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