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Proud to present our new Alphatron Marine Magazine

14-03-2017 - Company
Proud to present our new Alphatron Marine Magazine

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 14 March 2017 – Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce the launch of our new Alphatron Marine Magazine, an international glossy with which we want to communicate and share Alphatron Marine and JRC news, show our innovations and deliveries and tell about our locations and services worldwide. And of course, we will give the floor to our valued customers and business partners.

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AlphaBridge delivered to the RT Trident

02-03-2017 - AlphaBridge
AlphaBridge delivered to the RT Trident

Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce to have handed over the turnkey AlphaBridge tugboat console solution onboard the RT Trident to Seabulk Towing Inc. located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. The AlphaBridge for tugboats is distinguished by the best all-round visibility offered from a sitting position, ensuring uncompromised command and control at all times during intensive harbor operations. This proven and innovative tug bridge concept has been fully equipped with a high quality and ruggedized JRC/Alphatron Marine navigation and communication package.

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Transas and Japan Radio Company announce a global strategic partnership

23-02-2017 - Company
Transas and Japan Radio Company announce a global strategic partnership

Transas, the innovative, digital solutions company, and Japan Radio Company (JRC), a leading global marine electronics company, today announced their new strategic partnership. The two industry-leading companies will work together in research and development, product distribution and project collaboration.

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Meet Alphatron Marine at the Euromaritime exhibition

23-01-2017 - Exhibition
Meet Alphatron Marine at the Euromaritime exhibition

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 23 January 2017 – Alphatron Marine and JRC are pleased to welcome you at the Euromaritime show in Paris, France. With the new Alphatron Marine office in Le Havre recently opening its doors, it undoubtedly will strengthen our presence and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to our customers in France.

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Meet JRC & Alphatron Marine at International Workboat Show

22-11-2016 - Exhibition
Meet JRC & Alphatron Marine at International Workboat Show

Houston, USA, 22 November 2016 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to welcome you at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans, LA, USA. Starring attraction on display will be the successful AlphaBridge tugboat bridge, offering full control from a sitting position and exceptional all-round visibility. The bridge comprises of two ergonomic and dynamically designed consoles with a central captain’s chair mounted on rails.

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Meet us at Nor-Fishing 2016

28-07-2016 - Exhibition
Meet us at Nor-Fishing 2016

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 28 July 2016 – JRC, Alphatron Marine and ProNav are pleased to welcome you to Nor-Fishing exhibition in Trondheim, Norway. Here we will show the one man bridge, which will redefine the standard we know today. Experience first-hand how simple, intuitive and innovative control and operation are truly part of this turnkey solution. Officers and operators can concentrate on their main task with information accessible at the click of a button.

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Advanced dual AlphaBridge delivered to double ender Texelstroom

25-07-2016 - AlphaBridge
Advanced dual AlphaBridge delivered to double ender Texelstroom

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 25 July 2016 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce the delivery of the AlphaBridge on the double ended passenger ferry Texelstroom built at La Naval Shipyard in Bilbao, Spain. The fully integrated and ergonomically designed bridge features full navigation, (internal) communication and observation equipment, captain’s chairs on sliding rails with steering control built in the armrest and various workstations, with the exact same equipment installed on both ends of the vessel.

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JRC high speed Solid State S-band delivered to ferry Lake Express

13-07-2016
JRC high speed Solid State S-band delivered to ferry Lake Express

Houston, USA, 13 July 2016 – JRC is pleased to announce the installation of the world’s first, smallest and IMO compliant Solid State S-band radar with 8-ft antenna and high speed rotation for the high speed car/passenger ferry Lake Express. The 192-ft USCG-inspected Subchapter catamaran travels at a service speed of 34-knots between Milwaukee (Wisconsin state) and Muskegon (Michigan state) for the service started in 2004.

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Meet us at SMM 2016, from 6-9 September

12-07-2016 - Exhibition
Meet us at SMM 2016, from 6-9 September

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 12 July 2016 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to welcome you at the world’s leading maritime exhibition SMM in Hamburg, Germany, where you will be able to experience first-hand our second generation bridges featuring a new level of operational ergonomics and user-friendliness, suited for the working environment for all mariners and applicable for all types of vessels.

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JRC achieves highest DNV-GL INS type approval

06-07-2016
JRC achieves highest DNV-GL INS type approval

Tokyo, Japan, 6 July 2016 – Japan Radio Company (JRC) is pleased to announce that it has received DNV-GL Integrated Navigation System (INS) type approval for the Multi Function Display (MFD) which also includes the renowned network based ICS suffix. Our flexible system meets and exceeds the new IMO performance standard resolution MSC.252(83) and are approved to be expanded to meet the highest class notations such as NAUT-OC/AW/OSV to ensure the safety of a vessel at sea.

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Almi Tankers signs maintenance contract with Alphatron Marine

09-06-2016
Almi Tankers signs maintenance contract with Alphatron Marine

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 9 June 2016 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce that Greek based company Almi Tankers have signed an all-encompassing maintenance contract supporting all yearly inspections and surveys as well as any required services, for a total of eleven vessels.

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Alphatron Marine to provide discount to Green Award ships

08-06-2016
Alphatron Marine to provide discount to Green Award ships

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 8 June 2016 – Alphatron Marine and Green Award Foundation are pleased to announce that Alphatron Marine will reward Green Award certified ships with a discount of 10%. This considerable discount applies to a range of products and services for both sea-going and inland navigation ships. The cooperation between the two companies was sealed at the heart of maritime shipping arena: Posidonia in Athens, Greece.

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Meet us at Posidonia 2016

23-05-2016 - Exhibition
Meet us at Posidonia 2016

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 23 May 2016 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to invite you to join us in Athens, Greece as we showcase the very latest navigation and communication bridge, in our very own and unique way. The AlphaBridge can help make life and work on the bridge easier and more comfortable while at the same time reducing the chance of errors.

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Alphatron Marine opens doors in Spain and Portugal

23-02-2016 - Company
Alphatron Marine opens doors in Spain and Portugal

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 23 February 2016 – Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce a further increase in their global presence with the opening of Alphatron Marine Iberia in Madrid. With this strategic location, we are able to be close to the local markets and to the specific needs of domestic customers in Spain and Portugal.

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Alphatron Marine’s river radar success in Venice lagoon

11-02-2016 - Radar
Alphatron Marine’s river radar success in Venice lagoon

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 11 February 2016 – Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce to have signed, together with our Italian distributor SIRM, an agreement with the Azienda del Consorzio Trasporti Veneziano (ACTV) authority for the delivery of 40 river radars for the public transport lines in Venice, Italy.

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JRC celebrates its 100-year anniversary

08-12-2015 - Company
JRC celebrates its 100-year anniversary

Tokyo, Japan, 8 December 2015 – Japan Radio Company (JRC) is pleased to announce the reaching of its 100-year anniversary in 2015. A momentous and proud occasion for the company, having delivered a century of innovations, knowledge and trust.

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First delivery of AlphaBridge in Asia

30-11-2015 - AlphaBridge
First delivery of AlphaBridge in Asia

Tokyo, Japan, 30 November 2015 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce the delivery of the first AlphaBridge in Asia for Fukada Salvage of Japan. The premium multi-function integrated bridge was installed on the 78-meter subsea operation (ROV mother) vessel Poseidon-1.

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Unique digital AlphaChartTable revealed

16-11-2015
Unique digital AlphaChartTable revealed

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 16 November 2015 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce a new and unique digital AlphaChartTable. Comprising of a phenomenal 46-inch touch display, well known from the premium bridge design, where routes can be planned on a more realistic “paper chart” scale.

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First delivery of 46-inch display AlphaBridge

04-11-2015 - AlphaBridge
First delivery of 46-inch display AlphaBridge

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 4 November 2015 – Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce the delivery of the first 46-inch display AlphaBridge, for patrol vessel TTS Speyside. While keeping a 360 viewing field, the AlphaBridge includes unique and sophisticated functions, all displayed on three amazingly sharp displays presented in a fully integrated package.

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Real-time audio visual support now possible with AlphaEye

31-10-2015
Real-time audio visual support now possible with AlphaEye

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 29 October 2015 – Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce the introduction of the robustly designed AlphaEye, the next generation service communication tool. Offering the capability to have an extra set of eyes “onboard” allows for support specialist to be standing by to solve 24/7 any problem, globally and remotely.

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Doors of the new Center of Excellence in Houston open

26-08-2015 - Company
Doors of the new Center of Excellence in Houston open

Where do many of our customers converge in the United States of America? Houston, the heart of commercial shipping in the Gulf of Mexico, for one. So we opened our fourth international Center of Excellence there in March. Existing and new international customers can come here for support and our complete product range such as our integrated bridge solutions like the unique tugboat console, and our river radar of which more than 3,500 have been sold in Europe.

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Meet us at Europort 2015

24-08-2015 - Exhibition
Meet us at Europort 2015

Europort Maritime, 3-6 Nov 2015, Alphatron Marine announce some exciting new developments which will be exhibited at Europort. Previewing at Europort will be some of the world’s most technologically advanced marine electronics and total solution concepts available today. Bridge operations is a key area that we have observed over the last several years where we have seen an immediate application for the joint synergies of Alphatron Marine and JRC. We will showcase three state of the art bridge solutions, driven by the same concept and mindset of harmonizing control and advancing navigation technology.

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Flagship showroom JRC and Alphatron Marine

02-07-2015 - Company
Flagship showroom JRC and Alphatron Marine

Since 1 June 2015, national and international customers have been able to visit our new flagship showroom to get to know the very latest navigation and communication products and the integrated 46 inch screen AlphaBridge of Alphatron Marine and JRC in a quite unique way. We are keen for you to experience yourself — in the same way as at international exhibitions — how the AlphaBridge with trackpad control can help make life and work on the bridge easier and more comfortable, and reduce the chance of errors.

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JRC ECDIS success in Greece

16-06-2015 - ECDIS
JRC ECDIS success in Greece

Tokyo, Japan, 16 June 2015 – The Greeks, more than any other people in the world have been mariners without interruption throughout history. At 100 years old, JRC also has a comparable history in the field of marine electronics, something that the great shipping nation of Greece recognizes now more than ever how JRC is putting trust and reliability into products like no one else. This could be why the JRC ECDIS is the preferred choice of many shipping companies today.

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Innovative bridge unveiled for US push boats

26-05-2015 - AlphaBridge
Innovative bridge unveiled for US push boats

Houston, Texas, 26 May 2015 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to introduce a unique pushboat bridge concept dedicated for the American river and inland waterways. Harnessing 25 years of European inland waterways experience a careful balance is struck between the latest technological advancements and the unique operating requirements for some of the world’s largest rivers.

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Meet us at Nor-Shipping 2015

09-04-2015 - Exhibition
Meet us at Nor-Shipping 2015

Nor-Shipping, 2-5 June 2015, JRC and Alphatron Marine will be showing the fully integrated one-man bridge with no less than three 46-inch displays, designed for offshore and patrol vessels.

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First steps for Houston Center of Excellence

01-02-2015 - Company

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1 February 2015 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce the beginning of the Center of Excellence in Houston, TX, USA. Operating from a brand new industrial building with over 7,500 square foot, this intensifies the platform to further expand the strong partnership of JRC and Alphatron Marine.

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Professional radar in a compact format

14-01-2015 - Radar
Professional radar in a compact format

Introducing a new, compact radar without type approval for small commercial vessels and yachts: the JMA 1030. This professional radar helps you get home safely. This is also a cost-effective solution when only the radar needs replacing but the plotter, navtex and wind meter still perform perfectly well.

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First of a kind tugboat consoles delivered

13-01-2015 - AlphaBridge
First of a kind tugboat consoles delivered

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 13 January 2015 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce the first successful deliveries of new and unparalleled tugboat consoles for the new generation of Rotortugs.

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AlphaBridges for the new fleet of the Bahamas coastguard

08-01-2015 - AlphaBridge
AlphaBridges for the new fleet of the Bahamas coastguard

JRC and Alphatron Marine are supplying innovative bridge solutions for the new fleet of the Bahamas coastguard. The first three patrol vessels built by Damen Shipyards have been operating since the past summer in the coastal waters of this Caribbean island group.

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Alphatron Marine continues navigation and communication activities of Astron

01-01-2015 - Company

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1 January 2015 – Alphatron Marine Belgium BVBA is pleased to announce that it will continue with the responsibilities of Astron NV. With immediate effect, Astron NV will cease all sales and service activities of maritime navigation and communication equipment due to the restructuring of its organization.

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Bridge solution for double ended ferry

23-12-2014 - AlphaBridge
Bridge solution for double ended ferry

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 23 December 2014 – JRC and Alphatron Marine introduces vessel specific bridge for the public transport market. Based on the successful AlphaBridge tugboat design, builders and designers of double ended ferries, will appreciate the thoughtful new integrated approach, tailored directly to these operations.

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Intelligent and compact Multi Information Display

22-12-2014 - AlphaBridge
Intelligent and compact Multi Information Display

JRC’s Multi Information Display (MID) NWZ-4610 can be used as GPS, compass, meteo and depth repeater as well as a rudder position indicator. An ideal application for the captain’s cabin or crew’s quarters. The data from the connected instruments are available at a glance. For application without IMO approval, the screen can also be used as a standalone unit. All in a compact format measuring just 142 by 142 mm.

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Preview Alphaline Multifunction instrument line

01-12-2014 - AlphaBridge
Preview Alphaline Multifunction instrument line

When your bridge is equipped with the AlphaLine MultiFunction series of navigation and communication instruments, then your bridge will look both smart and clear. All the instruments are easy to operate via the transparent color touchscreen display, which is available in three standard sizes that form a well-aligned complete whole. The JRC/Alphatron Marine software-driven instrument line will be available from the spring of 2015.

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JRC introduces latest MFD line up

04-11-2014 - Radar
JRC introduces latest MFD line up

Tokyo, Japan, 4 November 2014 – JRC announces the introduction of the latest, all-new Multi Function Display (MFD) line. With an intuitive design utilizing the latest available technology the MFD complies with the new IMO regulations.

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State-of-the art bridge solutions enthusiastically received during SMM exhibition

15-09-2014 - Exhibition
State-of-the art bridge solutions enthusiastically received during SMM exhibition

At last September’s SMM exhibition, JRC and Alphatron Marine showed what is really relevant for our customers: how to make living and working on the bridge more straightforward and comfortable as well as reducing the risk of faults using the AlphaBridge. We presented three state-of-the-art bridge solutions: for offshore and patrol vessels, for large merchant vessels and for tugboats and ferries.

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JRC introduces new Voyage Data Recorder

15-09-2014 - AlphaBridge
JRC introduces new Voyage Data Recorder

Tokyo, Japan, 15 September 2014 – Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) introduces its latest model Voyage Data Recorder (VDR), model JCY-1900. Designed to meet the revised VDR performance standards coming into force on 1 July 2014, this is the fourth generation VDR model from the company, having been involved in VDR development since the very beginning in 2001.

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BNWAS, reliability in a compact design

19-08-2014 - AlphaBridge
BNWAS, reliability in a compact design

Tokyo, Japan, 19 August 2014 – Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) has announced the introduction of the JCX-161 BNWAS with its main purpose to monitor the presence of watch officers and their alertness for early detection of unsafe sailing conditions. The unit incorporates many display modes readily available on a highly visible 4.5-inch LCD display.

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GPS week number rollover

06-08-2014 - Notices

To JRC Global Positioning System (GPS) users: We would like to announce that GPS week number rollover is to occur on some of our GPS' on 17 August 2014.

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Modular tugboat bridge ensures all round visibility

05-08-2014 - AlphaBridge
Modular tugboat bridge ensures all round visibility

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, JRC and Alphatron Marine will demonstrate during SMM 2014 its latest flagship AlphaBridge concept. Having always been at the forefront with respect to ergonomically designed ships bridges and a track record of more than 300 realized installations, AlphaBridge will be available for viewing at the stand.

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JMA-3300 as seen on “Wicked Tuna”

04-08-2014 - Radar

JMA-3300 series JRC marine radar as seen on “Wicked Tuna” TV series. With the latest leading technologies including New System-on-Chip technology and Semi-Constaview Digital Signal Processing for excellent target identification, JRC has once again shown why they are one of the top radar manufacturers in the world. With its amazingly sharp 10.4-inch ultra bright LCD, this radar provides outstanding target definition and discrimination and can display up to 50 AIS symbols and 10 MARPA+ tracking targets.

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Meet us at SMM 2014

24-07-2014 - Exhibition

SMM, 9-12 Sep 2014, JRC and Alphatron Marine announce some exciting new developments as a result of the recent collaboration. Previewing at SMM will be some of the world’s most technologically advanced marine electronics and total solution concepts available today.

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Shorter lead time for newbuilding projects due to quality drive in planning process

16-07-2014 - AlphaBridge
Shorter lead time for newbuilding projects due to quality drive in planning process

Since the beginning of 2014, the Engineering, Logistics, Procurement and Production departments of JRC/Alphatron Marine office have been working with an integrated planning schedule that is monitored by the Logistics department. For shipyards this means shorter lead times for production and delivery of bridge consoles and equipment for newbuilding or retrofit projects.

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Global JRC ECDIS training, overcome the challenge

14-07-2014 - Training
Global JRC ECDIS training, overcome the challenge

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 14 July 2014 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce the capability to offer the full range of ECDIS training, both generic and type specific. Required for full certification for captains and officers onboard a ship, these courses totally complement a fully implemented ECDIS system.

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JRC introduces first touch operated radar

11-07-2014 - Radar
JRC introduces first touch operated radar

Tokyo, Japan, 11 July – Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) has announced the introduction their very first touchscreen operated radar with all new radome scanners. Designed specifically for smaller boat operators, the radar will provide highly accurate target clarity and ease of mind of surroundings during night or intense fog.

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JRC introduces Multi Info Display

09-07-2014 - AlphaBridge
JRC introduces Multi Info Display

Tokyo, Japan, 9 July – Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) has announced the introduction of a new generation 4.5-inch Multi Info Display (MID) NWZ-4610 that can be used as a multifunctional screen, speed log and GPS.

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JRC launches compact GPS

09-07-2014 - AlphaBridge
JRC launches compact GPS

Tokyo, Japan, 9 July – Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) has announced the introduction the JLR-7600 GPS navigator. Delivering high accuracy performance in a new compact design that ensures easy and straightforward operation.

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JRC updates speed log with new display

09-07-2014 - AlphaBridge
JRC updates speed log with new display

Tokyo, Japan, 9 July – Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) has announced the introduction of the JLN-205Mk2 that continues the decades long success of the JLN single axis speed log family. The JLN-205Mk2 will offer the same stable and highly accurate measurement capabilities to ensure accurate speed data.

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AlphaFuelControl now also in use by Chemgas at sea

07-07-2014 - AlphaBridge
AlphaFuelControl now also in use by Chemgas at sea

Mr. Tiemen Zoer, superintendent at Chemgas says “If Dutch the shipping industry works together, we can develop excellent products that will attract attention all over the world, and we will stay economically strong. AlphaFuelControl is one such product with which Alphatron Marine is taking fuel economy systems to a whole new level in cooperation with various suppliers and customers.”

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Type approval for the AlphaAnnounce Digital

03-07-2014 - AlphaBridge
Type approval for the AlphaAnnounce Digital

At the end of year 2012, we introduced introduced our own PA and alarm system, the AlphaAnnounce Digital, in response to specific requests from customers. Because we impose high standards for our equipment and because our customers would like this quality to be confirmed, we have had the system inspected, and at the end of May 2014 we received DNV type approval for the complete digital system together with its many configuration options.

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Revolutionary high-end bridge design

03-07-2014 - AlphaBridge
Revolutionary high-end bridge design

Immediately following the announcement of the strategic partnership between Japan Radio Company (JRC) and Alphatron Marine, we commenced on the global launch of the AlphaPremiumBridge. A revolutionary new bridge design with 46-inch monitors, meeting world wide shipbuilding demands from an all encompassing one-man bridge to a more traditional version for the Far East market, where navigating officers customarily operate the bridge while standing.

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No-commitment bridge design

29-06-2014 - AlphaBridge
No-commitment bridge design

Do you need to have complete control of the vessel within reach, or do you have limited available space? JRC/Alphatron Marine has designed a bridge that makes safe operation from the bridge easier, regardless of the class or size of the vessel. Our modular bridge solution, the AlphaBridge, forms the basis of a design that meets all your needs. An experienced design company shares its thoughts without any strings attached.

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Meet us at Posidonia 2014

14-05-2014 - Exhibition

Posidonia, 2-6 June 2014, JRC is pleased to invite you to visit us at this summer’s premium event as we showcase some exciting new developments. The recent collaboration between JRC and Alphatron Marine, is providing some of the most technologically advanced marine electronics and total solution concepts available today.

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Meet us at Sea Japan 2014

01-04-2014 - Exhibition

Sea Japan, 8-11 April 2014, JRC will be previewing some exciting new developments as a result of the recent collaboration between JRC and Alphatron Marine, bringing the marine industry the world’s most technological advanced marine electronics and total solution concept available today.

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JRC exposes latest GX antenna developments

25-03-2014 - AlphaBridge
JRC exposes latest GX antenna developments

Tokyo, Japan, 25 March 2014 – JRC is pleased to update industry on the progress of its Global Xpress (GX) antenna development, for the next generation of high speed satellite communications infrastructure being delivered from Inmarsat.

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A new generation JAN-2000 available

04-11-2013 - ECDIS
A new generation JAN-2000 available

Tokyo, Japan, 4 November 2013 – Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) has announced the introduction the second generation JAN-2000, integrating a new, more powerful processor, designed to deliver very high performance while still keeping the ECDIS an economical choice.

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ECDIS training accredited

31-10-2013 - Training

We are proud to announce that our internal training center was officially accredited July 2013 to run the ECDIS IMO model course 1.27 in compliance with the latest law and legislation. We received an official ‘Letter of Recognition’ from the Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Netherlands Shipping Inspectorate (de inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport).

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Notice of use of imitation batteries in JRC marine products

30-10-2013 - Notices

To all of our valued customers: it has been confirmed that imitation batteries for our marine electronics equipment (VDR, SART, etc.) are being sold through various internet websites. The JRC trademark and logo are being used without our permission and these imitation products are being sold through non-JRC authorized dealers or agents.

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Meet us at Europort 2013

23-10-2013 - Exhibition

Meet us at Europort 2013, 5-8 November, where we will exhibit our revolutionary Multi Function Display (MFD) with an all new designed user interface and a concept that is simple and flexible at the same time to suit the working environment for all mariners and can be applied on all types of vessels.

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Solid State S-band radar for wider market

16-07-2013 - Radar

Tokyo, Japan, 16 July 2013 –Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) has announced the introduction of a 250mm version of the Solid State S-band radar, JMA-5372-SA. The radar is fully IMO compliant for vessels below 10,000 GT or available as a ‘black box’ version for vessels that do not necessarily have to comply with these regulations or where space is at a premium.

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Award ceremony 3,500th river radar

06-06-2013 - Radar
Award ceremony 3,500th river radar

During the trade show ‘Construction & Shipping Industry’ held in Gorinchem, The Netherlands, (May 28-30) Alphatron Marine BV from Rotterdam celebrated a special milestone. On the occasion of the sale of the 3.500th JRC/Alphatron river radar, Mr. Daikichi Kakuta, Deputy General Manager at JRC Europe and Mr. Luuk Vroombout, CEO Alphatron Marine, presented an award to the Arends family, owner of the pusher tug ‘Gemma’.

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Meet JRC at Nor-Shipping 2013

17-04-2013 - Exhibition

Set sail to the JRC – ProNav stand where we will show several exciting new products. We will show our 26-inch Multi Function Display (MFD), which will redefine the standard we know today. Experience first hand our all-new MMI contributing to a whole new level of operation, ergonomics and user friendliness.

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Implementation of business structural reform aimed at renewed growth

20-09-2012 - Company

Tokyo, Japan—At the meeting of September 20, 2012, the Board of Directors of Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) approved a resolution to implement “business structural reform aimed at renewed growth.” Such reforms are not merely measures for improving earnings over the near term; rather, they are strategic and drastic reforms that will become the foundation for renewed growth in the future. In order to achieve major progress going forward, we will implement the reforms over the next three years until the 100th anniversary of the Company’s founding.

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JRC ECDIS 2012 update

24-01-2012 - ECDIS

It is now one year since the IMO amendment to SOLAS came into force on 1st January 2011, and JRC is pleased to provide an update on our activities to date.

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JRC receives Samsung-Q Mark Gold award

16-02-2011 - Company

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), a world-leading shipbuilding company from Korea, have awarded Japan Radio Company (JRC), one of the world’s longest established companies in the field of marine electronics, the prestigious Samsung-Q Mark Gold. This award is presented to the company selected from hundreds of manufacturers worldwide with the best quality performance. In 2011 JRC was chosen the best-qualified manufacturer of radio & navigation equipment.

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Opening of JRC Shanghai

25-01-2011 - Company

Japan Radio Company Limited (JRC), the global leader of marine electronics. announces the establishment of the new subsidiary, JRC (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China on the date of 6 January 2011. The new subsidiary starts operation at new premises from 1 April 2011.

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Notice about TOB of JRC stocks by Nisshinbo Holdings Inc

12-11-2010 - Company

You may already be aware of the news that Nisshinbo Holdings Inc, who is our major shareholder, executed a Take over Bid (TOB) of JRC stocks. With this bid, Nisshinbo Holdings Inc is planning to raise its stake in JRC to 64.3% from their previous holding of 34.0%.

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JRC Partners with UKHO

20-07-2010

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office and Japan Radio Co., Ltd. have announced that shipping companies fitting a JRC ECDIS will now have immediate access to the Admiralty range of official global ENCs. All new JRC ECDIS systems orders will be preloaded in the factory with all AVCS (Admiralty Vector Chart Service) charts

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Solar eclipse over Japan shared via FleetBroadband

01-10-2009

Video of a stunning solar eclipse over South East Asia was relayed via FleetBroadband by members of Japan's media. The total eclipse on 22 July which lasted up to 6 minutes 39 seconds across the region - was the longest so far this century - and the first that could be seen from Japan for 46 years.

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JRC co-sponsors Japanese around-the-world sailing champion

02-08-2008

Minoru Saito, 74, Guinness Book world record holder as the most senior person to sail around the world at the time of his seventh circumnavigation. At the age of 71, Saito will soon set sail on ‘Challenge 8’, an even more daunting voyage. This time he will sail single-handed and non-stop westward around the world, against opposing winds, waves and currents, which is said to be a challenge on the same level as climbing Mount Everest without oxygen.

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Opening JRC Germany

03-04-2008 - Company

Japan Radio Company, one of the worlds longest established manufacturers in the field of marine navigation and communication equipment, opened today a new JRC office in Hamburg, Germany, which enables us to strengthen our presence and expand our reach in the German market.

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Inmarsat A service termination at 31st December 2007

31-12-2007 - Notices

This document describes the Inmarsat-A Service Termination information. Inmarsat has already announced that Inmarsat-A service terminate at 23:59 31st December 2007 for All Ocean Region. When the Inmarsat-A service terminates, the TDM carrier from NCS will terminate completely such as the receiving level will be reduced to 0.

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JRC at the forefront of Inmarsat’s new FleetBroadband service

08-11-2007

Officially launched on 19 November this year, FleetBroadband is set to satisfy the broadband requirements of those navigating the world’s seas. At one fell swoop, JRC will launch its next-generation satellite communication terminal together with Inmarsat’s industry-changing FleetBroadband communication service, delivering the most advanced maritime service available from 19 November 2007.

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JRC on A.P. Moller – Maersk makers’ list

28-09-2007 - Company

On October 2006, JRC and several other manufacturers were invited to participate in the A.P. Moller – Maersk makers’ management project. The objective was to evaluate and select vendors for future newbuilding programs, creating a list of approved suppliers from which both A.P. Moller – Maersk and 3rd party yards may choose from when deciding on the specifications of a new vessel or rig.

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