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Tuesday, 10 July 2018 13:56

Autopilot Navipilot 4000




System Overview:
Sperry Marine’s expanded NAVIPILOT 4000 Series of self-tuning adaptiveheading control systems continues the company’s traditional product philosophy of increasing profit by maintaining low operational costs. The innovative NAVIPILOT 4000 Series is the first autopilot system to use steering control network technology to steer a ship and is also capable of tuning itself to adapt automatically to the vessel’s load charachteristics and the prevailing weather conditions, thus reducing operational demands and increasing fuel saving and operational safety.
The NAVIPILOT 4000 Series comprises the following system configurations:
NAVIPILOT 4000 - provides the standard set of system capabilities in accordance with ISO 11674.
NAVIPILOT 4000 TRACK - provides additional capabilities for Track Control in accordance with IEC 62065.
NAVIPILOT 4000 HSC - provides the capabilities required for high-speed craft in accordance with ISO 16329.
NAVIPILOT 4000 TRACK HSC - provides Track Control capabilities in accordance with IEC 62065 and ISO 16329 for hgh-speed craft.

Standard Features:
The following standard features are integrated in all NAVIPILOT 4000 configurations:
Heading keeping with minimum rudder motion.
Course change control by setting either turn rate or turn radius.
Rudder limit setting (available as an alternative to setting rate or radius).
2 redundant non-isolated analog outputs, configurable as proportional rudder order or proportional rudder error.
Direct RS 422 connection to external heading reference or navigation system.
Full alarm complement via the display unit and the alarm contacts.



Tuesday, 20 March 2018 14:59

Tokyo Keiki ES-11A bearing



   Tokyo Keiki ES-11A bearing

Used for gyrosphere Tokyo Keiki ES-11A

Saturday, 10 March 2018 09:10

Radar Fununo FAR-2117


Fununo Far-2117 brochure

Furuno Far-2117 manual


  Radar Fununo FAR-2117 fully meet the latest performance standards of IMO and IEC for all ships and for ships under 10,000 GT, respectively. It is designed to meet the demands of today's maritime industry.

  Radar Fununo FAR-2117 has DVI (Digital Video Interface) facility integrated to deliver crisp and clear radar images. Target detection is enhanced by sophisticated signal processing techniques featuring superb short range detection. AIS information scheme can be incorporated when AIS transponder/receiver is interfaced, thereby further enhancing situation awareness of the operators. Radr Fununo FAR-2117 brings greater bridge performance and enhanced navigation accuracy, increasing both operating efficiency and safety level at sea.

  FURUNO ARPA RADAR series FAR-21x7/28x7, FAR-21x7W/28x7W, FAR-21x7/28x7S and FAR-21x7/28x7SW fully comply with the following IMO and IEC standards:

  IMO A.694 (17): General requirements for shipborne radio equipment forming part of the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) and for electronic navigational aids
 IMO A.813 (19): General requirement for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) for all electrical and electronic ship's equipment
 IMO A.820 (19)*1: Performance standards for navigational radar equipment for HSC
 IMO A.823 (19)*1: Perforemance standards for Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPAs)
 IMO MSC.64 (67) Annex 4*1: Recommendations on new and amended performance standards for radar equipment
 IMO MSC.191 (79): Performance standards for the presentation of navigation-related information on shipborne navigational displays
 IMO MSC.192 (79): Adoption of the revised performance standards for radar equipment
 SN/Circ. 217: Interim guidelines for the presentation and display of AIS target information
 IEC 60872-1 Ed 1.0 (1998)*2: ARPA performance requirements
 IEC 60936-1 Ed 1.1 (2002)*2: Shipborne radar performance requirement and unwanted emissions of radar systems
 IEC 60936-2 Ed 1.0 (1998)*2: Performance requirement for High-Speed Craft (HSC) radar
 IEC 60945 Ed 4.0 (2002): General requirements for maritime navigation and radio communication equipment
 IEC 61993-2 Ed 1.0 (2001): for AIS*3
 IEC 61162-1 Ed 3.0 (2007): for digital interface
 IEC 61162-2 Ed 1.0 (1998): for digital interface
 IEC 62388 Ed 1.0 (2007): Performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results

 *1 Superseded by IMO MSC.192 (79)
 *2 Superseded by IEC 62388
 *3 Limited to required Data content to display and process other ships UAIS information as defined in IEC 61162-1 Ed. 2 for digital interface

Monday, 29 January 2018 12:03

Gyrocompass Simrad GC85



Gyrocompass GC80 manual


   Gyrocompass Simrad GC85 is the ideal solution for the advanced DP system needed in offshore industry. Shipowners as well as DP system providers all over the world have learned that the Simrad GC series gyrocompass offers the most flexible gyro compass solution on the market. A combination of a Dual- and an Expanded system, consisting of all together three gyro compasses will offer a DP vessel all the heading and control information needed for effective operations under the most harsh conditions. The simple and quick installation and set-up process as well as the fact that no annual service is required makes a Simrad gyro system the best solution for any 24/7 operator. The world wide service and warranty network ensures extra support whenever needed.

  The most flexible Gyrocompass on the market, for installation, configuration and cost. A wide range of control units provide complete flexibility of system configuration for new installation and easy retrofit into existing repeater systems. The standard range of interfaces can easily be expanded to provide signals for all vessel applications. The distribution of power and heading signals from the control units enables practical installation and easy retrofit.


  Related product:
Gyrocompass Simrad RGC50
Gyrocompass Simrad GC80

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 16:39

AVK cosimat N+ voltage regulator




AVK cosimat N+ voltage regulator

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 16:35

Taiyo automatic voltage regulator




Taiyo automatic voltage regulator, type: AS-71-2

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 16:31

15ppm bilge alarm



15ppm bilge alarm, model: ODM-2005

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 16:22

Yellow kogyo bilge




Yellow kogyo bilge, model: Focas-1500C

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 16:15

Power supply




Power supply, Model: VT25-373-99/X9

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 16:09

Nor control automation




Nor control automation, model: DGU 8800