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Quéru, Davis Take up Leadership Roles at Navico

Sep 02, 2016

Nicolas Quéru has been appointed to lead Navico’s Commercial Marine Division worldwide to take forward the marine electronics group’s continuing strategy for growth. Quéru has been made EVP Managing Director with immediate effect following his promotion from Vice President…

Stuart, Shapiro Join OceanLED

Sep 01, 2016

Marine and underwater LED lighting provider OceanLED has anounced two new staff appointments to its global leadership team: sales, product, business and organizational expert Charlie Stuart joins the company as Global Managing Director, and Lindsay Shapiro joins as the new Marketing Manager…

Smith Joins ASA Electronics Engineering Department

Aug 25, 2016

ASA Electronics has brought on Terry Smith to fill the role of Engineering Lab Technician. Within the lab, Smith will be validating product designs to ensure long term durability of each product. He is also tasked with detecting any potential…

26 Hours of Information Recovered from El Faro's VDR

Aug 24, 2016

A group led by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has gathered information from the recovered voyage data recorder (VDR) of sunken cargo ship El Faro to develop a detailed transcript of the sounds and discernible words captured…

e-Navigation Underway (North America) 2016

Aug 24, 2016

e-Navigation and the Gulf Area: meeting information needs where blue water, brown water and port facilities interact San Jacinto College and the Seamen’s Church Institute will host e-Navigation Underway (North America) 2016, the third in…

Rock Seven: MVS Telecom Appointed Russian Distributor

Aug 23, 2016

The UK-based Iridium satellite tracking and communication specialist Rock Seven has appointed MVS Telecom as its Russian distributor. MVS Telecom will launch Rock Seven’s RockSTAR and RockFLEET products through its nationwide dealer network…

Radio Holland Opens Office in Malaysia

Aug 11, 2016

Radio Holland Malaysia opened a new office in Johor, Malaysia to support shipping in the ports of Johor and the vicinity.Over the years, Radio Holland Malaysia has expanded its business to the Southern Region of Malaysia known as Gelang Patah…

El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder Recovered

Aug 09, 2016

The voyage data recorder (VDR) from El Faro, a U.S. flagged cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015, has been recovered from the ocean floor late Monday evening, the U.S. National Transportation Board (NTSB) said. The…

Inspectors Get Tough on ECDIS

Aug 09, 2016

ECDIS ACAT (Annual Competency Assurance Training): the Inspectors training in ECDIS has without doubt increased safety at sea as it highlights that not all is well, regardless of certificates held. Few are aware that the world is halfway through an international project to train around 1…

Ports of Jersey’s New VTS Comes on Line

Aug 04, 2016

Frequentis was selected to modernize the Ports of Jersey’s control center systems through a fully integrated solution and supported by a 10-year maintenance contract. With the factory acceptance test in February, the first steps for the company’s first vessel traffic service (VTS) deployment in U…

Wärtsilä REvolution system takes sealing technology to New Level

Jul 26, 2016

The new Wärtsilä REvolution system is a digital management system that controls, monitors, records and analyses the performance of seals autonomously in real time, increasing the predictability and reliability of sealing solutions in rotating equipment…

Carnival Opens High-tech Training Center

Jul 14, 2016

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced the official opening of its Arison Maritime Center, a world-class facility dedicated to providing safety training for its bridge and engineering officers responsible for the navigation and operation of the company’s fleet of cruise ships…

Volvo Penta’s IPS System a Boon to Ferries Operators

Jul 14, 2016

A new passenger ferry, Antares, has been launched from the Italian city of Naples and is the first boat of its kind in the region to be installed with Volvo Penta’s ingenious Inboard Performance System (IPS). The installation of IPS 900 showcases…

Navico Under New Ownership

Jul 12, 2016

Navico Holding AS (Navico) is to be Acquired by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Altor Fund IV Navico – a provider of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and GoFree brands – announced that Goldman…

Vard Bags Electrical Work for UK Polar Research Ship

Jul 12, 2016

Vard Holdings Limited's subsidiary Vard Electro AS has secured a contract for the delivery of an engineering and electrical installation package for U.K.’s new $290 million polar research vessel under construction for the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)…

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