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Dealer Profile: SCAN Marine

SCAN Marine represents France Helices in the Philippines. With locations around the country, SCAN Marine can provide France Helices’ customers the level of service they have come to expect and demand. Visit the SCAN Marine web site for more information about this outstanding company and the services and products they provide: http://www.scanmarine.com.ph.

Scan Marine Inc. (SMI) is a well-established corporation existing under and by virtue of the laws of the Republic of the Philippines, with business and postal address at 160 Honorio Lopez Boulevard, Balut, Tondo, and Manila, Philippines. SMI is 100% Filipino ownership and was formed and registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 5, 1981 with the hereunder Primary Purpose and Secondary Purpose, among others, as amended on September 12, 2002:

    To provide the Marine Industries such as but not limited to fishing, shipping, lighterage offshore exploration vessels and related industries with efficient navigational, communication, refrigeration, hydraulic, mechanical, structural, instrumentations system and parts thereof as such industries may require thru any or all of the following activities:

a) To act as brokers, sole agents, distributors, manufacturer, business, service (shore-based maintenance) agents, importer, exporter, indentor, wholesaler, hydraulic system machineries, engines, instruments, tools vessels and parts thereof as may be required by the fishing, shipping and related industries. (As amended on Sept. 12, 2002).

b) To design, plan, fabricate, manufacture (electronics products and navigational buoy), construct, assemble, erect, install, calibrate, repair, maintain (shore-based maintenance) supply in whole or in part navigational, radio communication, refrigeration, hydraulic machineries and systems engine, instruments, tools, fishing gear and other devices as such marine industries may require. (As amended on Sept. 12, 2002)


On October 27, 2003 Scan Marine, Inc. have updated its “Nature of Business” and “Product/ Services” in the registration of Business Name under Act 3883 as amended with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI/NCR):

Nature of Business

SALES (Broker, Sole Agent, Business Service Agent, Exporter, Importer, Indentor, Distributor/ Supplier, among others) and AFTER-SALES SERVICES (Shore-Based Maintenance, Maintenance, Repair and Supply of Parts, among others).

Products/ Services:

PRODUCTS ( To provide the Maritime Industries but not limited to Fishing, Shipping, Lighterage Offshore Exploration Vessels and Related Industries: Communication/ Navigation/Electronics/ Information System, Refrigeration, Hydraulic, Mechanical, Structural, Instrumentation Systems and Machinery/ Equipment, Vessels, Engines, Tools, Fishing Gear, devices and Parts thereof as such Maritime and Related Industries may require, among others)/ SERVICES (Design, Plan, Fabricate, Manufacture, Construct, Assemble, Erect, Install, Calibrate, Repair and Maintenance, After-Sales Services and Supply Parts, among others)

     Scan Marine, Inc. is the sole exclusive distributor in the Philippines of FURUNO Electric Co., Ltd., a leading marine electronics manufacturer in Japan that provides research, new technologies and development and manufacture of products, among others in the field of fishery, electronics systems and equipment and the maritime communication and navigation systems, and equipment. Furuno Electric Co. Ltd. has Quality Management System Certification – ISO 9001:2000, JIS Q 9901:2000.

  Scan Marine, Inc is Furuno Electric Co. Ltd of Japan CERTIFIED:

- Accredited After-Sales Service and Repair Facilit – Accredited Distributor of Genuine and Brand New   Parts of Furuno Products  – With Support from Furuno Electric Co. Ltd. in the   Quality Management System and Sales Services/   Repair/ Supply of Parts, warranty, and in the   SHORE-  BASED MAINTENANCE SERVICES/ Preventive   Maintenance Services for FURUNO marine, and other   electronics products sold in the Philippines.

Navigation Equipment

Radar, ARPAs, GPS/DGPS Receivers, Loran Receivers, Color Video Plotters, GPS Heading Sensor, Depth Sounders, Doppler Sonars, Speed Logs, ECDIS Autopilots, AIS, Voyage Date Recorder and Integrated Bridge Systems, etc.

Navigational Equipment

Color radars, Automatic Radar Plotting Aid, GPS/DGPS Receivers, LCD Plotters, Speed Logs, Doppler Sonar’s, and Satellite Heading Sensor. ECDIS.

Communication Equipment

Global Maritime Distress Safety System (G.M.D.S.S.), INMARSAT, MF/HF Radiotelephone and Marine VHF Radio.

Radio Communication Equipment

INMARSAT Ship Earth Station GMDSS Radio Consoles, SSB/VHF Radiotelephones, NAVTEX Receivers EPIRBs, Weather Satellite Receivers, Weather Facsimile Receivers, etc.

Aviation Equipment

Airborne GPS Receivers, Digital Mapping Systems, GPS/Data Link System

Survey Equipment

Scientific Sounders, Sub-Bottom Profilers, Bottom Mapping Sonars, GPS Land Survey and Monitoring Systems, etc.

Training Simulators

Radar Simulators, GMDSS Training Consoles, Air Traffic, Control Simulators, etc.

Fishing Equipment

Echo Sounders, Color Video Sounders, Scanning Sonars, Current Indicators, Water Temperature Indicators, Net Recorders, Net Sondes, etc.

Information and Specialized Industrial Systems

Handheld Computer Terminals, Toll Gate Automation Systems, Robot Control Systems, Sea Traffic Control Systems, GPS Receiver Modules (for Automotive GPS Navigator)

Medical Electronics

Handheld Computer Terminals, Automated EIA Analyzer, Clinical Chemistry Analyzer, Ultrasound Bone Densitometer DNA Extraction System

     Scan Marine, Inc. success is based on providing quality fishery gears, systems and equipment, and maritime communication and navigation systems and equipment, and after-sales service/parts back up with qualified sales personnel, and efficient and quality technical services of qualified and mostly foreign trained service engineers and technicians. This tradition of rendering credible services continues to satisfy various needs of all our clients all over the Philippines.



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I am currently Sales and Marketing Manager, Asia / Pacific for France Helices. Created in 1977 by Paul BEZZI, FRANCE HELICES is today an international company. French marine propulsion leader, FRANCE HELICES is also one of the international leaders. Research and development are a very important part of FRANCE HELICES program, the CAD's department is equipped with the latest computer technology, using most up to date programs. Our engineers and technicians determine from the customers specifications and designs, the type of propulsion system to suit the boat's application. They can also advise on the ideal choice of power and optimum gearbox ratio to obtain the maximum thrust. There are many FRANCE HELICES' inovations and patents such as Surface Drive System (SDS) which enable boats to obtain very high speed with excellent handling capabilities and high quality Controllable Pitch Propeller systems (CPP) for both professional use and pleasure application. The constant research using cavitation tunnel testing, guarantees high efficient propeller blade shape for our customers. More than 20 000 propellers per year are manufactured by FRANCE HELICES workshops. In all sizes from small sailing boats to large fishing vessels to navy boats or mega yachts. The FRANCE HELICES workshops are equipped with modern foundries capable of casting propellers up to 3.5 tons in NiBrAl. They are also equipped with CNC milling machines and CNC lathe machines. FRANCE HELICES has four sites which cover the complete range of production. The development of FRANCE HELICES, supported by shareholders places our company as a leader in the international market and insures a constant development, worldwide, in order to be close to the end user.