Furuno Multi-Million Dollar USCG Contract

Monday, September 27, 2010

Furuno USA, Inc. announced that it has been awarded a multi-year, multi-million dollar U.S. Coast Guard contract. The contract is for the replacement of up to 200 aging Radars on the USCG Cutter Fleet. The Cutter Fleet consists of a variety of vessels including, 87-ft Coastal Patrol Boats, 140-ft Ice Breaking Tugs, 160-ft Inland Buoy Tenders, 225-ft Seagoing Buoy Tenders and 399-ft Nuclear Icebreakers.

Each of these vessels will receive replacement IMO Radars that consist of single or multiple Black Box Radar processors, a 6.5-ft open array antenna and single or multiple displays. These high-tech Radars have an output power of 25kW, which allows them to see a distance of up to 96 nautical miles. The FAR2127 Radar series comes equipped with ARPA (Automatic Radar Plotting Aid) that allows the operator to track up to 100 targets on the screen and it can also display up to 1,000 AIS symbols on the screen when it is connected to an AIS transponder. This will allow the operator to track moving targets and obtain critical information regarding the targets vessel name, length, type of vessel, position, cargo type and more.

Furuno USA, Inc. will be conducting a three-day kick-off installation and operation training in October at the Furuno USA Denton, Md. facility.

Maritime Reporter April 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Cosco Corp Profit Down

Cosco Corporation (Singapore) Limited, offshore marine engineering, shipbuilding, ship repair & conversion and dry bulk shipping group, has posted a net profit of SGD4.

Shell's Arctic Return Faces Hurdle at Seattle Port

Royal Dutch Shell's quest to return to Arctic drilling for the first time in three years could face delays after Seattle ruled that the city's port must apply for

Matson Q1 Results Show Improved Performance

Matson, Inc. today reported net income of $25 million, or $0.57 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 was $3.

Contracts

MAN GenSets for Chilean Fishing Vessel

MAN Diesel & Turbo received an order for three MAN 6L21/31 gensets to power a wellboat newbuilding for Patagonia Wellboat, the Chilean fish-farming operator. The

Zentech to Perform ZAIMS Work on Brazilian Aircraft Carrier

Zentech’s President Ramesh Maini announced that the company has been awarded a contract to perform an inspection and evaluation of the hull steel for the Naval Aircraft Carrier São Paulo,

LNG Tanker Due in UK Around May 6

Britain's Isle of Grain liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal is set to receive the GDF Suez Point Fortin tanker on around May 6, live ship-tracking data on Reuters Eikon shows.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2988 sec (3 req/sec)