Electronics & Communication – Page 3

  • Quality is the driver for satcoms

    Quality is the driver for satcoms


    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

    Alphatron Marine expands CCTV portfolio


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

  • Drone

    Solar-powered drone offers krill insight


    Aker BioMarine has launched an unmanned solar-powered ocean data drone to collect detailed data on the biomass of Antarctic krill.

  • ?Inmarsat’s RescueNET as the future of SAR

    ?Inmarsat’s RescueNET as the future of SAR


    While geopolitical tensions highlighted risks to shipping during 2019, quiet but profound change was being brought to the emergency services that keep around 1.6 million seafarers safe day in, day out.

  • FLIR cameras increase safety margins

    FLIR cameras increase safety margins


    When Vigo-based marine electronics specialists Nautical were asked to supply a fleet of trawlers with thermal cameras, they had no hesitation in recommending FLIR products.

  • Serving Russia’s Norwegian-based fleet

    Serving Russia’s Norwegian-based fleet


    Through mutually beneficial agreements between Russia and Norway, the Russian whitefish fleet has enjoyed access to the fishing grounds in the western Barents Sea and inside the Norwegian zone.

  • Why sustainable fisheries need VMS

    Why sustainable fisheries need VMS


    There has been discussion across the industry about adapting AIS for fisheries monitoring. Increasingly AIS is seen as a transparent and freely available tool and as a result fishermen and companies are questioning why they should have a separate VMS, writes Jean-Pierre Cauzac, Head of Strategic Projects at the ...

  • Margaret Katie’s new lease of life

    Margaret Katie’s new lease of life


    Built in 1988, the French-built, Baudouin-powered Margaret Katie has been in Ireland for some years and was acquired just last autumn by skipper/owner Noel ‘Owenie’ O’Sullivan, who immediately set about a major upgrade project of renewal and refurbishment of the trawler/seiner.

  • Commercial fisheries are helping fund the new K-Sim Fishery simulator at the Greenland Maritime Centre Photo: Kongsberg Digital

    New simulator for Greenland Maritime Centre


    Nine commercial fishery companies have donated DKK3.2 million to Danish training institute, the Greenland Maritime Centre, for investment in a K-Sim Fishery simulator from Kongsberg Digital.

  • FLIR has released a new range of thermal image cameras Photo: FLIR

    Navigate more safely with FLIR thermal images


    US camera manufacturer, FLIR Systems, has unveiled a new range of maritime thermal cameras delivering advanced awareness-enhancing technologies, safer navigation and seamless integration with onboard boat systems.

  • Serving a high-tech, high-efficiency fleet

    Serving a high-tech, high-efficiency fleet


    Iceland has long been a prime market for electronics company Scanmar, with an Icelandic subsidiary managed by Thórir Matthíasson from workshops in Garðabaer.

  • WASSP releases firmware updates

    WASSP releases firmware updates


    WASSP Multibeam has invested in many new enhancements, bug fixes and licenses with the release of two new firmware updates, CDX 4.0 and DRX 6.0, for its F3 and F3X multibeam sonar systems designed for the fishing industry.

  • Simrad has released two new GPS systems Photo: Simrad

    Simrad expands GPS range


    Marine electronics manufacturer, Simrad, has updated its GPS range with the P3007 and P2005.

  • Scanmar’s role in Russian fleet renewal??

    Scanmar’s role in Russian fleet renewal


    Murmansk company Murmanseld2 is currently building four new vessels at the Pella Shipyard in Saint Petersburg - a contract with a value in excess of €160 million.

  • Igueldo reaps benefits of WASSP F3X sonar

    Igueldo reaps benefits of WASSP F3X sonar


    The skipper of squid trawler Igueldo is more than happy with the WASSP F3X system installed during the recent refit.

  • 'Strand Senior'

    Pelagic newbuilds to feature Sonihull systems


    12 pelagic fishing newbuilds from the Karstensens Skibsvaerft shipyard in Skagen, Denmark have been fitted with NRG Marine’s Sonihull ultrasonic antifouling systems to protect their box coolers.

  • USV provides fleet fishfinder platform

    USV provides fleet fishfinder platform


    Kongsberg Maritime has unveiled a brand-new Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV), a uniquely versatile craft designed and built to provide the highest possible standard of data acquisition.

  • MaxSea launches TZ v4

    MaxSea launches TZ v4


    MaxSea’s TZ Professional v4 has been released, bringing with it a number of new features that expand its functionality for fishing.

  • Maritech and Sea Data Center are producing an analytics tool to help customers understand seafood marketing trends Photo: Maritech

    Maritech launches seafood market data tool


    Marine software company, Maritech, and information provider, Sea Data Center, have joined forces to deliver benchmarking and analytics tools aimed at helping customers better understand the seafood market and pricing trends.

  • Kongsberg to deliver simulator to Belgium

    Kongsberg to deliver simulator to Belgium


    The Flemish Service for Employment and Vocational Training (VDAB) went to Kongsberg for its K-Sim simulation technology to provide comprehensive and targeted training for beam trawler skippers and crews.