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Large order for Saab Marine Electronics

Large order to Saab Marine Electronics for radar level gauging equipment The Swedish company Saab Marine Electronics has received a 40 million SEK order for radar-based level gauging equipment onboard eight chemical tankers. The top modern ships, delivered by the Polish shipyard Stettin, are of 40 000 dwt each. The Greek ship-owner, Ceres Hellenic Shipping, with a tanker fleet of 40 ships from 15 000 dwt up to 300 000 dwt, has long experience of Saab TankRadar as level gauging equipment. Reliability and accuracy are important facts in the demanding environment inside the tanks on board these chemical carriers. The environmental aspect has, as well, been of great importance in the choice of radar-based level gauging equipment. The first delivery is due to July next year and all deliveries contain level gauging in ballast, fuel oil and misc tanks, high-high alarm and load calculators. Saab Marine Electronics is a company within the Saab Group. The company designs and manufactures radar-based level gauges for tankers and for the oil and chemical industry. The market share for tankers is over 50%. Saab Marine Electronics has eight subsidiaries and a worldwide representative net work for sales and support. The turnover in 1998 was 450 million SEK. The company is an environmentally and quality certified company in accordance with ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. Saab is mainly active in the aviation, space and defence industry and offers advanced products and systems based on sophisticated information - technology. The business areas within Saab are Military Aerospace, Space, Training Systems, Commercial Aircraft and Combitech. For further information, please contact: Ann Lövdahl, Manager of Communications and Public Affairs, tel +46 31 3370 155. E-mail: Anders Roos, General Manager tel +46 31 3370 225 E-mail: ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit for further information The following files are available for download: