International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Furuno Introduces Navigation Equipment Upgrades

Furuno has rolled out two upgraded products for navigation—the NavPilot 300 and the Black Box NavNet TZtouch2 system. The NavPilot 300 is an autopilot designed for center consoles with outboard engines and drive by wire systems on small to mid-size boats. Traditionally, the NavPilot series gathers data about the user’s… Read More

OMB Underfunds Civil Works; U.S. Waterways at Risk

|!|We are beginning to hear and feel the first effects of the Administration's recently released FY2005 budget request for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers|!| said Worth Hager president of the National Waterways Conference Inc. on February 10. |!|The slowdown in the Corps' civil works program has already begun and termination letters for some on-going projects have been sent. Communities and stakeholders all over thecountry are crying foul|!| she said. Hager was commenting on the shortfall in the budget for water resources projects which the Corps had scheduled for fiscal year 2005. Read More

Peterhead Uses Del Norte GPS

The Peterhead Bay Authority in northeast Scotland purchased a Del Norte 5012 mobile GPS receiver and 625 Helmsmn Controller in September 1997. This short article describes the system. Read More