Electronics & Communication – Page 9

  • The BlueTraker VMS Terminal. Photo: Bluetraker.com

    AST-EMA consortium receives type approval


    After winning the UK fisheries tender for new the Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) and Electronic Reporting System (ERS), based on the BlueTraker® VMS, the AST-EMA consortium has been awarded type approval.

  • MarineCommander offers a multitude of solutions for boat owners

    Icom UK launches MarineCommander


    Icom UK has launched the MarineCommander, a navigation system which offers a multitude of solutions for boat owners giving the opportunity to ‘connect’ compatible VHF radios, AIS transponders, radar and/or fish finders.

  • News

    Top albacore boat credits WESMAR sonar


    The top albacore boat in the Pacific last year used a WESMAR HD860 electronically stabilised sonar, and the owner credits his WESMAR sonar and the captain of his boat with their success.

  • Simrad ME70 update provides greater accuracy and operating range

    Extensive updates for Simrad echo sounder


    Simrad has released a significant update for its ME70 Scientific Multibeam Echo Sounder.

  • Ocean Quest

    Kaijo sonar “best of the bunch”


    Alex West and Michael Tait, owners of Ocean Quest, decided to install the fully stabilised Kaijo KCS-3885Z 94Khz to provide them with long range detection as well as high target definition, particularly when fishing mackerel.

  • News

    WESMAR sonar finds renewed fish stocks


    Scientists and researchers have been working together, using WESMAR sonar, to determine whether fish stocks have been replenished after a three year closure of fishing in Lake Kinneret, also called the Sea of Galilee, Israel’s largest lake.

  • News

    WASSP reaches 500th milestone


    Multibeam sonar manufacturer WASSP Ltd (part of the ENL Group) has reached a milestone by shipping its 500th multibeam sonar system.

  • The Simrad PX MultiSensor

    PX MultiSensor for a variety of sensing functions


    Simrad has launched its most sophisticated trawl sensors to date – the Simrad PX MultiSensor, which comes in two versions; Down & Side and Down & Front.

  • Electronic fishing with MARELEC’s HV1

    Hovercran helps reduce bycatch


    In cooperation with the Belgian Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO), MARELEC has successfully designed and installed its HV1 ‘Hovercran’ electronic fishing gear on multiple shrimp beam trawlers.

  • TrackWell's VMS

    UK authorities choose TrackWell VMS


    Icelandic company TrackWell has been awarded the United Kingdom Fisheries Authorities’ contract for the provision of the UK Vessel Monitoring System (VMS).

  • News

    Simrad to hold fishery acoustics training course in Chile in October


    Simrad and MAREC have answered requests from South American customers by holding a six day fishery acoustics training course in Chile from 1-6 October 2012.

  • News

    Beam announces new satellite piracy solutions


    Beam Communications Pty Ltd has announced two new satellite piracy solutions for secure communication onboard a vessel.

  • News

    WeatherNet version 3 released by OCENS


    OCENS has introduced version 3 of its WeatherNet Weather-on-Demand service.

  • The new operation screen gives valuable information when towing, showing the catch sensors; water temperature; depth of trawl; voltage; roll and pitch; and tow time

    New TCS385 trawl sonar from WESMAR


    WESMAR introduces its newest trawl sonar, the TCS385, this month.

  • The new SAILOR 6217 VHF DSC Class D AIS Receiver

    Thrane & Thrane launches new receiver


    Thrane & Thrane has expanded its workboat and fishing vessel VHF radio portfolio with the launch of the new SAILOR 6217 VHF DSC Class D AIS Receiver.

  • News

    H2OLiteSpeed completes 200th installation


    The team behind maritime VSAT system H2OLiteSpeed has announced that the 200th installation of the system has been completed.

  • This screen capture (in Replay mode) shows the fish in a typical aquaculture fish cage. The transducer is located in the bottom of the cage looking upwards, and the EK15 has been set in the corresponding mode of operation. Up to 15 fish cages ca...

    Sophisticated new Simrad scientific echo sounder


    Simrad has expanded its scientific echo sounder portfolio with the introduction of the new multi-transceiver Simrad EK15.

  • News

    Bergen Group Vest Elektro awarded new contract


    Bergen Group Vest Elektro has been awarded a contract for the design and installation of the electrical system on a new fishing vessel to be built at the Norwegian shipyard Fitjar Mekaniske Verksted AS (FMV).

  • ECDIS Ltd course literature for delivery of Generic and Type Specific JRC ECDIS courses

    ECDIS partners with JRC


    UK based Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) training and consultancy company ECDIS Ltd has announced a new partnership agreement with Japan Radio Company (JRC).

  • News

    McMurdo Marine Systems launched


    McMurdo has expanded its product portfolio to include complete professional maritime and land-based tracking and monitoring systems, with the launch of McMurdo Marine Systems.