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Intellian Launches v130NX

Nov 19, 2019

Intellian released the latest model in its new NX Series VSAT antenna portfolio. The v130NX is reported to be the world’s first Ku-Ka convertible VSAT terminal with a 1.25-m reflector, qualifying it for high-speed global Internet on ships, offshore vessels and superyachts…

ACR Launches Next-Gen ResQLink PLB

Nov 19, 2019

ACR Electronics is launching its next-generation ResQLink Personal Locator Beacons (PLB) – the first and only buoyant PLBs designed using real-life survivor feedback. Providing a trusted and affordable link to rescue in a life-threatening situation…

Inmarsat Publishes ICT Field Guide

Oct 21, 2019

As day-to-day operations at sea become ever more reliant on information and communication technology (ICT), mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat has published a practical guide to help ship managers build onboard networks that are resilient and reliable…

Interview: Martin Kits van Heyningen, CEO, KVH

Oct 10, 2019

Connectivity is the backbone of modern maritime operations as ships and boats at sea increasingly become connected. We recently met with Martin Kits van Heyningen, CEO, KVH, to discuss the evolution of communication in the maritime sector and so much more…

MOL Group AI-Based Car Loading Plan

Oct 01, 2019

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and its group company MOL Information Systems, Ltd., in collaboration with Associate Professor Shunji Umetani of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology at Osaka University, have developed a vessel…

Navico Names Knut Frostad CEO

Jun 27, 2019

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced on Thursday that its board of directors has appointed Knut Frostad as President and Chief Executive Officer.“Knut Frostad has been on Navico’s board for 14 years…

Furuno USA Hires Toma

May 08, 2019

Furuno USA has hired a new commercial business development manager. Based in Houston, Texas, Mr. George Toma will play a key role in establishing and developing business relationships with commercial ship owners, operators, and builders around the country to promote the Furuno product line…

KVH Debuts New VSAT Antenna

Mar 28, 2019

KVH introduced the TracPhone V11-HTS, and antenna that the company dubs 'the world’s fastest' 1 meter Ku/C-band maritime VSAT antenna.The V11-HTS is designed to deliver data speeds as fast as 20 Mbps down/3 Mbps, supporting the upward trend…

Miami-Based Shipyard Adds Electronic Systems Division

Mar 13, 2019

Florida shipyard RMK Merrill-Stevens is adding a new Electronic Systems Division to the company.To lead the new business the company hired David Gratton, a new RMK Merrill-Stevens employee with experience in the electronics industry. Gratton’s career in electronics began in 1980 upon entering the U…

Mariner Assessment: "There's an App for That"

Feb 27, 2019

Carnival Corporation partnered with Marine Learning Systems to develop an App for mariner skills assessment.Dubbed SkillGrader, the App was designed to help standardize Carnival Corporation’s training and assessment across the company’s fleet of 105 ships and 9 brands…

Russia Launches First-ever Arctic Satellite

Jan 20, 2019

The first Russian satellite for weather forecasting and monitoring climate and environment in the Arctic region, Arktika-M, is planned to be sent to near-earth orbit in June 2019.Sputnik quoted Russian space industry source saying: 'The launch of the Soyuz-2…

West Africa to Promote Electronic Data Exchange for Vessels

Nov 22, 2018

Ships and ports will need to be able to exchange arrival and departure data electronically from April 2019, under International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s Facilitation Convention said a press note.There requirements also encourage the use…

Wärtsilä to Supply Marine Simulators in Southampton

Oct 05, 2018

Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a full scope of marine simulators for a new training facility at Solent University’s Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, located in Southampton, England.Scheduled to complete in spring 2019…

Danelec Marine Aims to Accelerate IoT Revolution

Sep 05, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is making inroads into the global shipping industry, and Danelec Marine plans to play a central role in accelerating that process by removing one of the major barriers to entry.“The critical element in any IoT system is the availability of timely…

APM Terminals Uses Drones

Aug 30, 2018

At APM Terminals' inland services facilities in San Antonio and Santiago, Chile, safety supervisors previously monitored activities on the ground. Now the latest technology is enabling their work to be done more effectively and safely.APM Terminals…

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