Electronics & Communication – Page 18

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    New SeaData for small fishing boats


    This year the Icelandic fishing fleet has been mandated to use an electronic logbook system. The mandate is taking place in three steps for different sizes of vessels.

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    Significant fuel reduction with new Scanmar angle sensors


    Use of inclinometer technology to control otter board angles, filling and twist of net and cod end has added quite a new dimension to efficient trawling and reduced energy consumption.

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    Skipper Electronics launches the Compact EML224


    Skipper Electronics manufactures marine electronics for the fishing fleet, based on experience, research and tradition.

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    New hull unit allows small vessels to use big sonar


    Simrad has developed a new, smaller hull unit for its Simrad SX90 sonar family.

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    Optimism in a challenging market


    Norwegian company Moltech Norge AS supplies complete equipment solutions for the European fishing fleet and can look back at almost 30 years of experience in the installation and service of a wide range of equipment, ranging from radars to long range sonars.

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    New electronic catch recording and reporting system


    Norwegian company Fisknett AS has developed a new electronic recording and reporting system (ERS) called ''eCatch – electronic catch logbook''.

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    To equip or not to equip?


    Transas looks at the AIS Class B issue debate - can a compromise be found?

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    New dual wireless sensors for PI catch monitoring systems


    Simrad has developed two new dual wireless sensors for its PI catch monitoring systems.

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    New echosounder for commercial fisheries


    Marport has announced a new software defined chirp echosounder for commercial fisheries and fisheries research applications. The first deliveries are scheduled for June 2008.

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    New digital Echo Sounder from Koden


    Koden will be introducing its new digital compact Echo Sounder CVS-126 this spring, suitable for all kinds of small and medium sized vessels, including professional fishing vessels.

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    Iridium unveils OpenPort


    Iridium® Satellite has unveiled its new Iridium OpenPort enhanced-bandwidth marine communication system that will hit the market in the middle of this year.

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    SODENA moves to the IXSEA site


    SODENA, subsidiary of IXCORE and sister company of IXSEA since 2006, is moving to one of the IXSEA sites at Marly-Le-Roi in order to optimise the synergies between the two companies.

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    Sperry Marine appointed OpenPort global support partner


    Iridium® Satellite has announced that it has appointed Sperry Marine, a Northrop Grumman Corporation business unit, as the global support partner for Iridium OpenPort optimised-bandwidth marine satellite systems.

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    Copenhagen office for Kelvin Hughes


    Marine navigation solutions supplier, Kelvin Hughes Ltd, has opened an office in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company says that this is in order to offer a better service to their customers in Scandinavia and the Baltic States.

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    Iridium® reports strong growth for mobile satellite services


    Iridium® Satellite reported on 11 June that its mobile satellite services business in the maritime sector continues to show steady growth with the number of subscribers up 17 per cent over the same time last year. Maritime traffic through the satellite network is growing at an annual rate of 12 ...

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    New software for GEONET


    IXTrawl S.A.S., wills be launching its new software for the GEONET system at FISHING 2007.

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    NMEA appoints new president


    The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has appointed David Hayden as its new President and Executive Director. David accepted the leadership position of the NMEA after serving a distinguished career of 34 years in the marine electronics industry.

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    New MD for Kelvin Hughes


    Russell Gould has been appointed managing director of Kelvin Hughes Ltd, part of the Specialty Engineering Division of Smiths Group plc.

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    More US trawlers install Notus


    For some time, the Notus Trawlmaster has been the trawl monitoring system of choice for several European and Canadian fisheries.

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    Success for the SP90 and an award for the ME70


    Three Norwegian, six Faroese, four Danish and four Icelandic vessels have recently installed Simrad’s latest low frequency sonar SP90 and, according to Simrad, all have the same verdict: a very good all round sonar, both in shallow water (50-200m) fishing for herring, mackerel and horse mackerel and in deepwater fishing ...