Electronics & Communications

The electronics in any fishing vessel’s wheelhouse are crucial to successful fishing, are increasingly key to ensuring that fishing burns as little fuel as possible while minimising disturbance to the marine environment – while making sure that supply chains are unbroken by maintaining seamless communications.

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    3D Sonar Visualizer™ Model F3D-S

    2021-11-04T10:22:00+00:00Sponsored by

    3D Sonar Visualizer™ F3D-S is our news solution that works in conjunction with the Full-circle Color Scanning Sonar FSV-25/FSV-25S to show fish and sonar information in 3 dimensions.

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    Bridge manufacturer plans market return

    2021-09-09T11:24:00+01:00

    After several years of standstill, maritime workstations manufacturer, Flexibridge, is planning a triumphant return to the maritime market.

  • USV optimises the search for krill

    USV optimises the search for krill

    2021-08-04T07:30:00+01:00

    An unmanned surface vehicle (USV), packed with hydroacoustic mapping, positioning, communication, fish finding, and oceanographic research technology is being supplied to Aker BioMarine for its operations in the Southern Ocean.

  • Connectivity is king for DESS Aqua

    Connectivity is king for DESS Aqua

    2021-05-25T07:30:00+01:00

    When Norwegian fish farming support vessel operator DESS Aqua wanted to improve connectivity on its vessels early last year, it had some demanding criteria.

  • Fleet Xpress lands Clearwater comms contract

    Fleet Xpress lands Clearwater comms contract

    2021-05-24T07:30:00+01:00

    An agreement with leading Canadian seafood company includes crew internet access and Fleet Care support to secure fishing fleet connectivity off Canada’s east coast

  • Intelsat’s Compact FlexMaritime Antenna Class

    Intelsat’s Compact FlexMaritime Antenna Class

    2021-04-14T13:23:00+01:00

    Intelsat has released a smaller antenna class for its FlexMaritime service that will bring a new level of broadband connectivity performance and affordability to fishing and light commercial vessels around the world.

  • Finding the sweet spot for nephrops

    Finding the sweet spot for nephrops

    2021-04-13T11:32:00+01:00

    Also known as Norwegian lobster, prawns and langoustine, nephrops are among the most valuable species in European fisheries. For trawl fisheries for nephrops, a major headache is that skippers have to work largely blind, as these are animals that don’t show up on a sounder.

  • Clearwater Seafood is investing in technology

    Fleet Xpress aids fishing fleet connectivity

    2021-04-09T09:30:00+01:00

    Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress high-speed maritime broadband services will be used by a Canadian seafood company to boost communications on its vessels.

  • High-performance sonar for smaller vessels

    High-performance sonar for smaller vessels

    2021-03-15T15:37:00+00:00

    Designed with small coastal fishing vessels in mind, Simrad’s medium-frequency SY50 offers the same advanced functionality users have come to expect from the larger units in the company’s range.

  • STARFISH to support small-scale fisheries

    STARFISH to support small-scale fisheries

    2021-03-11T09:23:00+00:00

    A EU-funded two-year project (2020-2021), proposes new technologies for the safety of small-scale fishing people and sustainable marine resource management. STARFISH 4.0 aims to provide digital tools to support and study Mediterranean small-scale fisheries.

  • Wider services for North African fisheries

    Wider services for North African fisheries

    2021-03-09T14:45:00+00:00

    Smart network solutions provider Marlink has extended its partnership with Soremar Group to provide an enhanced range of safety and vessel management services to fishing operators in North Africa.

  • Sounder offers species identification

    Sounder offers species identification

    2021-03-03T12:01:00+00:00

    Furuno has introduced a new high-performance echo sounder incorporating newly-patented species identification technology.