rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

Furuno DS60 DSL Selected for 200+ USCG Vessels

(Photo: USCG)

Posted by Eric Haun

Furuno USA, Inc. said it has been awarded a five-year U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) IDIQ contract, valued at approximately $10 million, to supply Doppler Speed Logs (DSL) as part of the USCG's Doppler Speed Refreshment Project. Furuno's DS60 DSL will be installed on more than 200 vessels, ranging from 87' Marine Protector-class patrol boats to the 418' National Security Cutters, the largest class of vessel in the USCG fleet.

The U.S. Government required a DSL that would interface with existing shipboard equipment, while retaining the functional characteristics and performance of the original systems being replaced. The Furuno DS60 is a precision three-axis Doppler Sonar that offers real-time information for safe berthing and docking maneuvers. The DS60's bright, 8.4" color LCD display offers three display modes: three-axis speed, berthing, and a detailed navigation data display, capable of showing information in both graphic and alphanumeric formats.
The DS60 offers measurement capability at dead slow speed that is vital for precise docking. It features a single, compact, high-frequency transducer that is capable of measuring ship's longitudinal and transverse speed relative to ground or water, as well as water speed and direction beneath the hull, with astonishing accuracy.
USCG has placed initial orders and vessel installations will commence in late 2017/early 2018.

Oct 19, 2017

 QRCode for link to Furuno DS60 DSL Selected for 200+ USCG Vessels story
 

Electronics

Kelvin Hughes Radar Secures Type Approval in China

(Image: Kelvin Hughes)

Kelvin Hughes developer manufacturer of maritime navigation, surveillance and security radar

Vesper Marine Launches Watchmate Vision2

Photo: Vesper

Vesper Marine, manufacturer of marine safety products, has announced the evolution of the world’s

USB Receptacles Available in New Configurations

Photo: Hubbell Marine

With limited receptacles onboard, charging handheld devices like tablets and smartphones can be a

Marine Electronics

Kelvin Hughes Radar Secures Type Approval in China

Kelvin Hughes developer manufacturer of maritime navigation, surveillance and security radar systems, announced it has secured Type Approval in China for its SBS-700-2 radar

Vesper Marine Launches Watchmate Vision2

Vesper Marine, manufacturer of marine safety products, has announced the evolution of the world’s first and only touchscreen Class B AIS transponder with the introduction of the

USB Receptacles Available in New Configurations

With limited receptacles onboard, charging handheld devices like tablets and smartphones can be a challenge, especially when it requires unplugging onboard equipment to

Marine Equipment

XRHGantry HE: 600kV High-Energy X-ray system

Photo: VisiConsult

Designed to allow a flexible inspection process, nine independently CNC controlled axes let the

Meet the Digital, Zero Emission Cargo Solution

Photo: Kalmar

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Yara entered into an agreement in which Kalmar will deliver fully

Liebherr LHM 420 for Shannon Foynes Port Company

Photo: Liebherr

Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has taken delivery of a new Liebherr Mobile Harbor Crane LHM 420