Electronics & Communication

  • SwAM
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    Swedish deal for Satlink

    2022-10-26T12:11:00Z

    Spanish tech company will develop a trial project that will evaluatxe the potential of electronic monitoring systems within the Scandinavian country’s fishing fleet

  • Maltese fishing fleet_Satlink
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    Malta chooses VMS provider

    2022-10-13T12:52:00Z

    Government of Malta selects Satlink’s vessel monitoring system for 119 fishing vessels

  • Inmarsat Nor-Fishing
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    Arctic scalloper connected

    2022-08-24T09:54:00Z

    Tau Tech is to begin sustainable scallop harvesting in the Barents Sea and with support from Inmarsat’s Fleet Express

  • Sealord
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    Sealord cloud decision

    2022-06-27T11:05:00Z

    Seafood giant looks to enhance productivity, improve forecasting and better measure sustainability

  • Fish and Chips
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    Chip shop sustainability hub

    2022-05-25T08:55:00Z

    A new digital platform has been developed to help UK fish and chip shop operators communicate the importance of sustainable seafood to their customers

  • Toei Reefer
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    Inmarsat connects tuna crews

    2022-05-24T11:45:00Z

    Sashimi-grade tuna specialist Toei Reefer Line has switched its satellite service provision for four internationally-trading ships to Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress solution

  • Flexibridge MD, Sveinung Pile Photo: Flexibridge
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    Bridge manufacturer plans market return

    2021-09-09T11:24:00Z

    After several years of standstill, maritime workstations manufacturer, Flexibridge, is planning a triumphant return to the maritime market.

  • USV optimises the search for krill
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    USV optimises the search for krill

    2021-08-04T07:30:00Z

    An unmanned surface vehicle (USV), packed with hydroacoustic mapping, positioning, communication, fish finding, and oceanographic research technology is being supplied to Aker BioMarine for its operations in the Southern Ocean.

  • Connectivity is king for DESS Aqua
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    Connectivity is king for DESS Aqua

    2021-05-25T07:30:00Z

    When Norwegian fish farming support vessel operator DESS Aqua wanted to improve connectivity on its vessels early last year, it had some demanding criteria.

  • Fleet Xpress lands Clearwater comms contract
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    Fleet Xpress lands Clearwater comms contract

    2021-05-24T07:30:00Z

    An agreement with leading Canadian seafood company includes crew internet access and Fleet Care support to secure fishing fleet connectivity off Canada’s east coast

  • Intelsat’s Compact FlexMaritime Antenna Class
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    Intelsat’s Compact FlexMaritime Antenna Class

    2021-04-14T13:23:00Z

    Intelsat has released a smaller antenna class for its FlexMaritime service that will bring a new level of broadband connectivity performance and affordability to fishing and light commercial vessels around the world.

  • Finding the sweet spot for nephrops
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    Finding the sweet spot for nephrops

    2021-04-13T11:32:00Z

    Also known as Norwegian lobster, prawns and langoustine, nephrops are among the most valuable species in European fisheries. For trawl fisheries for nephrops, a major headache is that skippers have to work largely blind, as these are animals that don’t show up on a sounder.

  • Clearwater Seafood is investing in technology
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    Fleet Xpress aids fishing fleet connectivity

    2021-04-09T09:30:00Z

    Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress high-speed maritime broadband services will be used by a Canadian seafood company to boost communications on its vessels.

  • High-performance sonar for smaller vessels
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    High-performance sonar for smaller vessels

    2021-03-15T15:37:00Z

    Designed with small coastal fishing vessels in mind, Simrad’s medium-frequency SY50 offers the same advanced functionality users have come to expect from the larger units in the company’s range.

  • STARFISH to support small-scale fisheries
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    STARFISH to support small-scale fisheries

    2021-03-11T09:23:00Z

    A EU-funded two-year project (2020-2021), proposes new technologies for the safety of small-scale fishing people and sustainable marine resource management. STARFISH 4.0 aims to provide digital tools to support and study Mediterranean small-scale fisheries.

  • Wider services for North African fisheries
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    Wider services for North African fisheries

    2021-03-09T14:45:00Z

    Smart network solutions provider Marlink has extended its partnership with Soremar Group to provide an enhanced range of safety and vessel management services to fishing operators in North Africa.

  • Sounder offers species identification
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    Sounder offers species identification

    2021-03-03T12:01:00Z

    Furuno has introduced a new high-performance echo sounder incorporating newly-patented species identification technology.

  • Carbon footprint data for wild-caught fish
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    Carbon footprint data for wild-caught fish

    2021-01-03T07:30:00Z

    Some Icelandic fishing companies are preparing to provide information on the carbon footprint for wildly caught fish products. Providing this information allows a more holistic approach for consumers and businesses to assess the sustainability of seafood, according to Icelandic tech company Trackwell.

  • Simrad array for new pelagic trawler Artemis
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    Simrad array for new pelagic trawler Artemis

    2020-11-30T11:42:00Z

    Kongsberg Maritime is supplying a portfolio of Simrad sonar equipment for a new 75 metre pelagic trawler under construction at Karstensen for Scottish fishing companies Northbay Fishing Co. and Wiseman Fishing Co.

  • Maldives adopt Fleet One for VMS
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    Maldives adopt Fleet One for VMS

    2020-10-16T07:30:00Z

    Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM have been awarded a new contract to connect 732 fishing vessels active in the Maldives Economic Exclusion Zone to Inmarsat’s Fleet One maritime broadband services.