Electronics & Communications – Page 3

  • Maldives adopt Fleet One for VMS

    Maldives adopt Fleet One for VMS


    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

    K-Sim simulator on SAFETY4SEA shortlist


    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

    Satlink to train observers for remote roles


    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

    Marport opens Cape Town facility


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

  • JRC/Alphatron Marine introduces FeverCamera

    JRC/Alphatron Marine introduces FeverCamera


    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

    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.