Electronics & Communication – Page 4

  • Simulator meets training demand

    New Kongsberg simulator meets training demand for sustainable fisheries


    The first contract for a state-of-the-art simulator covering navigation, fishfinding and catching has been signed with the Lofoten Vocational School in Northern Norway. The new K-Sim Fishery will support training, improving safety and sustainability within the fishing industry.


    Better target detection with WASSP F3X


    Fisherman could benefit from better target detection, deeper depths and greater screen clarity with WASSP’s new F3X multibeam sounder featuring more energy and better processing than its previous F3 model.

  • Presenting the Gear-Eye View

    Presenting the Gear-Eye View


    A revolution has taken place in the last few years in terms of the volume of data that can be transmitted from gear-mounted sensors back to the catching vessel, although there are still significant natural limitations to this and companies developing marine electronics are competing for bandwidth, according to Axel ...

  • WASSP Key Pulse and Interference Management System

    WASSP launches interference management system


    WASSP has launched a Key Pulse and Interference management system including an automated frequency and bandwidth algorithm.

  • ENL Group to support growing European WASSP sales

    ENL Group invests in ENL Europe to support growing WASSP sales


    On 1st February, a new, international office for ENL Group to support the innovative WASSP Multibeam Sonar, opened in the UK located at Maldon in Essex. The successful growth of WASSP sales since its first introduction to the European market in 2006 has seen the requirement for further investment in ...

  • Sensor success in West Africa

    Sensor success in West Africa


    As well as those around the world with a long background in making use of trawl technology from Scanmar, there are some newer big players who are also singing the praises of the Norwegian experts.

  • Eros chooses Fleet Xpress

    Eros chooses Fleet Xpress


    Norwegian fishing company Eros A/S has signed a contract with Inmarsat Maritime to install Fleet Xpress on three fishing vessels operating in the North Sea, Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea.

  • Wesmar

    Wesmar; changing hands after 52 years


    Wesmar founder and president Bruce H. Blakey has announced today that he has sold his company to local businessman Roger Fellows. He founded Western Marine Electronics in 1965 to develop sonar to help commercial fishermen find fish.

  • SeapiX

    A smarter way to fish


    SeapiX from French marine electronics specialist iXblue is a step into the future as it merges familiar fishing tools into a single working environment in a fishing vessel’s wheelhouse.

  • Inmarsat Fleet One

    Tailoring data for coastal fishing


    Inmarsat’s entry-level Fleet One satellite communications service has been developed to meet the needs of coastal operators who want to maintain cost efficient connectivity without the unpredictability of cellular coverage.

  • Harbour porpoise

    Gillnet warning device for porpoises launched


    A programmable warning device has been developed to alert harbour porpoises to gillnets in their vicinity.

  • The one man bridge will be on display at Nor-Fishing 2016

    One man bridge on display at Nor-Fishing


    JRC, Alphatron Marine and ProNav will be showing the one man bridge at this year’s Nor-Fishing, which they claim will “redefine the standard we know today”.

  • F3 3D Image

    WASSP announces new F3 Widescan Sounder


    WASSP Ltd has released its second product for 2016 - and the fifth in three years - the WideScan Sounder F3.

  • Alaskan Leader

    Fleet Xpress commissioned for Alaskan Leader Fisheries


    Alaskan Leader Fisheries has signed a contract to install Inmarsat’s new high-speed broadband maritime communications service, Fleet Xpress.

  • Vessel monitoring

    Trackwell VMS for the Western and Central Pacific Ocean


    Trackwell recently launched its Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) for the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).

  • News

    Solar powered VMS delivers bait dragging data


    Innovative solar battery-powered vessel monitoring systems (VMS) from SuccorfishM2M have been fitted to Poole Harbour vessels in Dorset, UK, as part of a project to encourage a collaborative approach between fishermen, conservationists and marine management.

  • News

    DMS acquires the marine division of Jeppesen


    Digital Marine Solutions (DMS) has acquired the assets of the Marine Division of Jeppesen.

  • Scanmar Director, Ulf Lundvall, and Enaradio Director, José Antonio Cambeiro

    New distributor and service provider for Scanmar


    Advanced catch control systems manufacturer, Scanmar, has appointed Enaradio SL to look after its customers in Spain and Portugal.

  • The DigiCatch system

    DigiCatch monitoring system


    DigiCatch from US company SmartCatch is a real-time remotely controllable HD video, lighting and sensor system that gives the user eyes inside the net to virtually see in the dark in order to monitor the trawl.

  • Octopus 10

    New Octopus 10 from BlueTraker


    The new Octopus 10 from BlueTraker is a touch screen terminal with pre-installed applications for fisheries.