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The same company that leads the world in Integrated
Bridge Systems now offers these high performance radars for workboats and commercial fishing boats.
With the majority of all new ships in the global market selecting ultra-reliable JRC radar, it's no surprise workboat and fishing boat owners are looking in the same direction.
Our mid-range 3800 Series radars offer twice the display resolution as similar 12-inch competitive models. They're also easier to operate and cost less.
Move up to JRC's long range 15-inch 3900 series 96 and 120 mile radars and get brilliant 16-color displays with incomparable target discrimination. The 3900s are available with optional plotter (C-Map NT) and ARPA capa- bility, 180mm IMO compliance with full screen availability, and 4, 6 or 9-foot open scanners.
Need a larger display? Our 7700 series offers the same specs as the 3900, but with a 21-inch display-
See us at the shows
JRC will show these radars at: • Fort Lauderdale Boat Show • New York Boat Show ...and the radars plus a full
Integrated Bridge System at: • Fish Expo/Workboat
Northwest-Seattle • International Workboat
Show-New Orleans • Miami Boat Show
Japan Radio Co., Ltd.—Seattle Branch 1011 SW Klickitat Way. Bldg. B
Seattle Wfl 98134 206-654-5644 O 9001
FAX 206-654-7030 www.jrcamerica.com 3800 series 3900 series
Mid-Range 3800 Series Long-Range 3900 Series
Display 12" CRT 15" Color CRT
Range 1/8-48/ 1/8-96/ 1/8-72 mile 1/8-120 mile
Power 6kW/10kW 10kW/25kW
Scanner 48"/72" Open 48"/72"H08" Open
Features Auto/manual tune, Auto/manual tune, 2X Zoom, North-Up, 2X Zoom, North-Up,
Head-Up, Course-Up Head-Up, Course-Up & True Motion displays, & True Motion displays,
MARPA target plotting optional full ARPA aid. (unction and C-Map plotter modules.
JRC #1 on the High Seas On the Cover: THe 100,000-bpd Petrobras P-35 floating production/offloading and storage facility, which is located in the Campos Basin off Brazil's Marlin Field. The vessel is being used by ABS Group for its new program, which aims to significantly reduce lifecycle maintenance and potential safety hazards by focus- ing on areas of higher concern, and therefore placing additional maintenance efforts on those areas. 8 The ULCC Play
Based in Piraeus, Greece, Hellespont Shipping grabs hold to the new generation of ultra large crude carriers. — by David Tinsley 12 E-Commerce
Will the promise of streamlined operations and cost efficiencies apply to the maritime market? 22 Single No More
An international ban on single hull tankers is imminent, and will significantly boost tanker new construction demand.
WORKBOAT REPORT 27 Fickle oil markets continue instability 29 World Floater market is stable 31 Propulsion selection entails more than one type of Green 34 Propulsion makers enhance lines with eye on more workboat business 40 ABS scores in offshore with RBI program 50 Atlantic Marine awarded another ATB ...
W&D completes Moran series ... AMFELS granted additional rig contract 58 What Happened to the Hunley?
It was history in the making this past summer when the Civil War sub was lifted out of
Charleston Harbor. — by Regina P. Ciardiello 66 Gas Ship Design Challenges
Modern LNG, LPG and ethylene carriers pose special design challenges. 81 Marine Technology: Post-SMM Report
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