Electronics & Communications – Page 7

  • Sri Lankan fishing vessels. Credit: calflier001/CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Sri Lanka to install VMS


    Sri Lanka is installing transponders for vessel monitoring systems (VMS) in its deep-sea fishing fleet, as it seeks to lift a European Union ban on fish exports which has been in place since January, reports Chandani Jayatilleke.

  • An early SmartCatch prototype

    Technologies for sustainable fishing


    New, soon to be released ‘smart technology’ products from SmartCatch LLC are set to give fishermen the ability to not only remotely monitor what is happening inside their nets, but also to provide ways for them to control in-net escape panels, allowing for more precise target-species collection.

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    St Helena opts for Globavista VMS


    The Government of St Helena has selected the Globavista Portal integrated web based technology as its Vessel Monitoring System, extending the relationship between the respective parties to nine years in total.

  • USAID Maximizing Agricultural Revenue through Knowledge, Enterprise Development and Trade project’s Chief of Party Tim Moore (left) congratulates Gerald Knecht, CEO of P.T. Bali Seafood (right) and David Solomon, CEO of Pelagic Data Systems. Credit: USAID

    Innovative technology recognised


    P.T. Bali Seafood and Pelagic Data Systems have been awarded for their innovative technology that has the potential to help small-scale fishers across Asia.

  • KVH’s TracPhone® V-IP satellite communications antenna systems

    KVH expands broadband network capacity


    KVH Industries, Inc. has completed several capacity increases for its mini-VSAT Broadbandsm network to support heightened demand from customers engaged in a wide range of commercial maritime activities around the world, including fishing, offshore oil and gas, and shipping.

  • TracPhone® satellite communications antenna system

    KVH ships 5,000th TracPhone


    KVH Industries, Inc. recently shipped its 5,000th TracPhone® satellite communications antenna system for the mini-VSAT Broadbandsm network, adding more than 1,000 units in the past year.

  • Scanmar’s new hydrophone

    New noise hydrophone from Scanmar


    Norwegian company Scanmar is launching its latest innovation - a hydrophone with noise measurement.

  • Hand dialling on a satellite phone

    The increasing importance of satellite phones


    Gavan Murphy, director of marketing EMEA at Globalstar writes on the importance of satellite phones to commercial fishermen.

  • The FishSAFE app will help make life safer for North Sea fishermen

    New app to help keep North Sea fishermen safe


    A new app which will help make life safer for North Sea fishermen has been launched.

  • Janica II

    Case Study: “Janica II”


    Captain Rick Genge operates the FV “Janica II” on the West Coast of Newfoundland.

  • The CP200 sonar

    Raymarine unveils new technology


    Raymarine has announced two new technology options for its LightHouse II powered line of multifunction displays.

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    Marport appoints new distributor in Norway


    Marport has appointed Furuno Norway AS as its exclusive distributor for Norway.

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    New MaxSea TimeZero download


    Version 2.1 of the MaxSea TimeZero professional range MaxSea TimeZero PLOT and ECS has been released and is available to download.

  • Mark Hewish

    Globavista wins UK fisheries VMS contract


    The UK Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has confirmed that it has awarded the contract for the supply of its Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to Globavista Limited.

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    FURUNO and ENL join forces


    New Zealand’s Electronic Navigation Ltd (ENL) and FURUNO Electric Co., Ltd of Japan are joining forces, with FURUNO taking an initial 10% shareholding in ENL and its wholly owned subsidiary WASSP Ltd.

  • Digital Yacht’s new chart plotter app for MacBook

    New chart plotter app


    Digital Yacht is launching a new application that will turn a MacBook into an electronic charting system at the UK’s Southampton Boat Show in September.

  • Simrad unveils 3rd-Generation Broadband Echosounder with CHIRP

    Simrad announces BSM-3 Broadband Sounder


    Simrad Yachting has announced its next-generation sonar system, the Simrad BSM-3 Broadband Sounder with CHIRP (Compressed High-Intensity Radar Pulse), designed for commercial fisherman and recreational boaters.

  • Commercial fishing vessels at Homers Wharf in the Port of New Bedford Waterfront. Picture provided by Mike Estabrook

    Video technology to measure groundfish stocks


    The Port of New Bedford has released a plan to revitalise the Northeast''s struggling groundfish fishery and its number one recommendation calls for expanded use of video survey technology in groundfish assessments.

  • The Ecuadorian artisanal fishing fleet will be outfitted with Globalstar’s satellite transmitter, the SmartOne. Credit: Paul Stein/CC BY-SA 2.0

    Satellite tracking devices for Ecuadorian fishing fleet


    A regional pilot project in Ecuador will outfit the Ecuadorian artisanal fishing fleet with life-saving satellite tracking and emergency notification devices.

  • Survey Area within the Auckland Channel; Terralink International Ltd 2014. http://www.earth.google.com (April, 2014)

    Independent WASSP sonar report released


    Multibeam manufacturer, WASSP Ltd, has announced the release of an independent report on its WMB-3250 Multibeam Sonar.