Electronics & Communication

  • 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.

  • K-Sim simulator on SAFETY4SEA shortlist
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    K-Sim simulator on SAFETY4SEA shortlist

    2020-08-12T13:19:00Z

    Kongsberg Digital’s K-Sim Fishery simulator has earned a well-deserved place on SAFETY4SEA’s 2020 Training Award shortlist.

  • Satlink to train observers for remote roles
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    Satlink to train observers for remote roles

    2020-08-12T13:01:00Z

    Satlink, which specialises in developing electronic monitoring technology for sustainable fishing, has launched an ambitious training program for on-board human observers who are responsible for compliance monitoring on vessels operating in various EEZs as some Regional Fisheries Organisations, such as the Western and Central Pacific Commission (WCPFC), have suspended the ...

  • Marport opens Cape Town facility
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    Marport opens Cape Town facility

    2020-08-07T09:12:00Z

    Marport has announced the opening of Marport South Africa (PTI) located in Cape Town in South Africa.

  • JRC/Alphatron Marine introduces FeverCamera
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    JRC/Alphatron Marine introduces FeverCamera

    2020-06-30T14:13:00Z

    JRC/Alphatron Marine has introduced a body heat camera capable of scanning individuals or groups to identify those at risk.

  • Quality is the driver for satcoms
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    Quality is the driver for satcoms

    2020-02-26T07:00:00Z

    Cobham Satcom isn’t a name that’s all that well known across the fishing industry, but it’s a company that has roots in many long established brands that are instantly familiar; Sailor, Sea Tel, Thrane & Thrane and Skanti.

  • Alphatron Marine is expanding its CCTV offering Credit: Alphatron Marine
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    Alphatron Marine expands CCTV portfolio

    2020-02-12T07:36:00Z

    Alphatron Marine is enlarging its presence in the field of maritime closed circuit television systems.