Teleflex News

26 Sep 2019

Armstrong Delivers Dive Boat to DNR

Photo: Maddie Hunt/Armstrong Marine

A new monohull dive compliance vessel Salish Scout was recently accepted by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) after successful launch and sea trials in Port Angeles Harbor.In a competitive solicitation process last year, DNR selected Armstrong Marine’s proposal to design and build multiple vessels for their Marine Law Enforcement program. Salish Scout is a sister ship to the vessel Sentry, completed earlier this summer.Salish Scout is customized for efficient geoduck fishery management along with other marine law enforcement operations.

12 Jun 2019

Armstrong Delivers Dive Compliance Vessel

Photo: Armstrong Marine

The 38 x 13-ft. monohull dive compliance vessel Sentry was recently accepted by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) after successful launch and sea trials in Port Angeles Harbor. In a competitive solicitation process last year, DNR selected Armstrong Marine’s proposal to design and build multiple vessels for their Marine Law Enforcement program.Sentry is customized for efficient geoduck fishery management along with other marine law enforcement operations. A 4-ft.

03 Oct 2013

Raymarine’s Evolution Wins Again

2013 NMEA-BWI Technology award goes to  Raymarine’s Evolution  autopilot. Raymarine is delighted to announce that its award-winning Evolution  autopilot has won the coveted 2013 NMEA-BWI Technology Award at the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) annual convention held in San Diego, Calif. The NMEA-BWI Technology Award recognizes recently introduced products and singles out the “best” based on a combination of innovative design, benefits to boaters, practicality and value.

04 Oct 2011

Analytic Systems Lowers Battery Charger Prices

Analytic Systems has released new lower 2011 pricing for industrial application AC source battery chargers, AC/DC power supplies, DC/AC PureSine and Quasi-Sine inverters. Analytic Systems provides high performance power conversion products to a variety of industrial users like the commercial marine, utility vehicle, mining, bus and rail, oil and gas, telecom, alternative energy, etc due to their high reliability and rugged designs. Analytic Systems is looking to bring on new resellers…

27 Sep 2011

Boatswain’s Locker Hosts Marine Trade Open House

Everyone in the marine trades, from boat builders to technicians to operators, are invited to attend the Boatswain’s Locker Open House in Costa Mesa, CA on Monday, October 3, 2011. The open house will feature Boatswain’s Locker’s primary marine propulsion and power generation manufacturers such as Mitsubishi, Scania, and Yanmar marine engines, Kohler Marine Generators, Hamilton Jet waterjet propulsion, and ZF Marine transmissions and controls. In addition they will showcase their primary engine room accessory lines including Almo electrical wire, Buck Algonquin marine hardware, Boat Levelers trim tabs, CMP Global sacrificial anodes, Centek exhaust systems…

21 Sep 2011

Boatswain's Locker Hosts Marine Trade Open House

Everyone in the marine trades, from boat builders to technicians to operators, are invited to attend the Boatswain’s Locker Open House in Costa Mesa, CA on Monday, October 3, 2011. The open house will feature Boatswain’s Locker’s primary marine propulsion and power generation manufacturers such as Mitsubishi, Scania, and Yanmar marine engines, Kohler Marine Generators, Hamilton Jet waterjet propulsion, and ZF Marine transmissions and controls. In addition they will showcase their primary engine room accessory lines including Almo electrical wire, Buck Algonquin marine hardware, Boat Levelers trim tabs, CMP Global sacrificial anodes, Centek exhaust systems…

01 Sep 2009

Boatswain’s Locker Distributes Teleflex/Sierra

Boatswain’s Locker announced that they are now the Master Plus Distributor for Teleflex Marine/Sierra products. This level of distributorship means that Boatswain's Locker will be able to provide an extensive inventory of products including Teleflex Marine, Sierra, and Shields Hose at extremely competitive prices. Teleflex offers mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic controls as well as instruments.  Sierra provides all types of engine related replacement parts such as alternators, hoses, exhaust manifolds and risers, oil, impellers, starters, temperature senders, tune-up kits, zincs and more.  Shields has a full line-up of hose products for everything from water to fuel to exhaust systems. (www.boatswainslocker.com)

15 Jul 2004

Canal Boats Delivers Texas Water Taxi

Canal Boats, Inc. has delivered six 50-passenger water taxis for service on The Woodlands Waterway in Texas. Texas Water Taxi has a contract with The Brazos Transit District to provide waterborne transit service along the 1.25 mile corridor. The corridor services a regional mall, offices, residential, a concert pavilion and a convention center. The 35-ft. fiberglass boats have a beam of 11.5 ft., draft of 2.5 ft. and are built to USCG plans. They are powered by twin 5 hp Ray Electric Outboard motors and provide a service speed of up to 7 mph. The battery banks are replenished by 60-volt, 40-amp, electronic battery chargers powered by an Onan 21 kW diesel generator, which also powers the five 15,000 BTU Coleman air conditioners.

08 Mar 2001

Boatracs Appoints New Personnel

Boatracs, a business unit of Advanced Remote Communication Solutions, Inc., has appointed new personnel to better service clients, and expand sales coverage in the Pacific Northwest. In newly created positions, Robert Trainor joins the company as Sales Engineer, managing activities for the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and western Canada, and Steven M. Bryan, Sr. as Manager of Projects, Design and Development. Both positions report to Charles J. Drobny Jr., Chief Operating Officer of Boatracs. Trainor is responsible for expanding Boatracs' regional coverage by delivering products and services that improve safety, integrate information, manage data, and facilitate fishermen's ability to obtain the best price for their catch while at sea.

05 Jul 2005

Two Bites of an Apple Disallowed

In an unpublished decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that a plaintiff may not bring separate actions against different parties based on the same nucleus of operative facts. In the instant case, plaintiff was injured when thrown from a boat. He sued the manufacturer of the outboard motor, the manufacturer of the boat, the retailer of the boat and motor, the boat owner/operator, and the insurance company of the owner/operator, alleging negligence and strict products liability under admiralty and under state law. The parties settled during the course of the trial and the actions were dismissed with prejudice. Plaintiff then filed an almost identical suit against defendant.

30 Sep 2002

NMEA Recognizes New Compliant Products

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) is recognizing four marine electronics manufacturers for introducing their new NMEA 2000 compliant products at the 2002 NMEA Convention. The participating companies are Kvaser, Raymarine, Simrad, and Teleflex. Kvaser is introducing Kvaser Neptune hardware and software, which provides a gateway between maritime serial and CAN communications. It is equipped with two serial channels and one CAN channel to translate select NMEA 0183 formatted messages to their NMEA 2000 counterparts. In addition, select NMEA 2000 messages are translated to NMEA 0183 messages. With power provided by the NMEA 2000 bus, installation is as simple as mounting and connecting the communication channels.

29 Jul 1999

Canadian Maritime Review

With 1,860 miles of waterways, our neighbors to the north are no slouches in the maritime industry. In fact, Canadian maritime companies continue to offer technological and operational innovation. The Canadian coastline stretches out 151,492 miles, making it the second largest country in the world. Canada not only supports a thriving maritime industry, with exporting ships carrying timber, crude petroleum, natural gas and aluminum, but the country is also home to a variety of companies providing the means to allow these vessels to run smoothly and efficiently. In St. Catherine's, Ontario, Port Weller Drydocks is known for its extensive knowledge of engineering connecting the design, installation and testing aspects of inter-disciplinary projects.

13 Apr 2000

MetalCraft Building Multi-Beam Hydrographic Survey Craft

MetalCraft Marine Inc., of Kingston, Ontario, is nearing completion of its second Hydrographic Survey Craft for the Canadian Government's Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), Canadian Hydrographic Service. The 30 x 10.3 ft. vessel will carry three transducers, the largest being a state of the art 332 mm Multi-beam Transducer by Kongsberg-Simrad, Model EM-3000. The total Multi-beam system is worth approximately three times the value of the vessel, which was sold for $129,000. The Canadian Hydrographic Service, Central and Arctic Regions is responsible for updating and validating Canadian navigational charts for all inland and Arctic waters, including the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway.

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