Electronics News


Globecomm Keeps Seafarers in Touch with Access Chat Crew

Dec 19, 2013

Globecomm Maritime, a provider of maritime communications solutions, is bringing crew closer to their friends and families with the launch of Access Chat Crew.Part of the Access Chat line of products, Access Chat Crew is a revolutionary way for seafarers to enjoy live video…

Bader Joins Martek of Palm Beach as CFO

Dec 17, 2013

Martek of Palm Beach, an industry-leading marine electronics engineering and support company based in Stuart, Fla., is pleased to announce the addition of marine business veteran Martin Bader as chief financial officer. Bader will be responsible for all financial operations of the company…

Imtech Marine Extends Service to Australia

Dec 04, 2013

Imtech Marine has signed an agreement with Electrotech Pty in Australia. With this agreement and strategic partnership, Imtech Marine extends its global service network, now 94 own offices in 30 countries, with eight Electrotech offices in Australia…

KVH Sponsors Event Highlighting Seafarer Welfare

Nov 20, 2013

KVH Industries, Inc., a provider of maritime satellite television and communications systems, will support the International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) as sponsor of a London event: 'Michael Grey, MBE, in Conversation with Rose George…

Northrop Grumman Names Mehltretter VP

Nov 13, 2013

Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Robert J. Mehltretter as vice president of the company's Navigation and Positioning Systems (NAPS) business unit.In his new position, Mehltretter will have executive responsibility for all domestic…

WEG Electric to Expand Capacity in Mexico, China

Oct 31, 2013

WEG Electric announced investments of $345 million over the next five years for the expansion and increased production in both Mexico and China.The existing manufacturing complex in Mexico will benefit from expanded production capacity as well as increased vertical integration…

MTN’s Wagner Elected to USSA and ISS Boards

Oct 30, 2013

MTN Communications (MTN) managing director of yacht services, Derik Wagner, has joined the Boards of the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA) and International Superyacht Society (ISS).MTN is extending its industry thought leadership with Derik Wagner joining the Boards of the USSA and ISS…

Computer Gaming Incorporated into Maritime Training

Oct 29, 2013

Videotel is pioneering a new form of training delivery, designed to respond to the demands of the post internet age. It is moving to the ultimate in interactivity, by using gaming technology for serious purposes.Using serious games technology…

NOAA: End of Traditional Paper Nautical Charts

Oct 28, 2013

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, which creates and maintains the nation’s suite of over a thousand nautical charts of U.S. coastal waters, announced major changes ahead for mariners and others who use nautical charts. Starting April 13, the federal…

Valery Ermakov Appointed CEO at Transas

Oct 23, 2013

Transas Group announced Valery Ermakov took over the responsibilities of Chief Executive Officer, Transas Group as of October 22, 2013.Prior to joining Transas Group, Valery Ermakov served as First Deputy CEO – Chief Operating Officer at the Russian telecom giant - OJSC MegaFon…

Thomas Gunn Makes Digital Transition a Reality

Oct 21, 2013

With the news that the Russian Federation is the latest Flag State to approve the use of  Admiralty Digital Publications (ADP) on board its vessels, more than two thirds of the world’s flag states have now signed up to receive digital updates from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO)…

Enav Center MCA Approved HELM Courses

Oct 16, 2013

The Enav Center recently delivered their first MCA approved Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) Course and are pleased to announce the addition of the HELM Course to their extensive list of training courses they have to offer. The…

Raymarine Autopilot wins NMEA-BWI Technology Award

Oct 11, 2013

Independent panel selects product based on innovation, benefit to boaters, practicality and value.  Raymarine took top honors at the 2013 National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo…

Intellian Appoints Engineering Sales Director

Oct 07, 2013

Marine satellite antenna company Intellian has appointed Charlie Snooke as global director sales engineering.Charlie brings over 20 years’ experience in the marine electronics business, having provided installation and technical support…

Meeting MLC – and More

Oct 07, 2013

The MLC 2006 Code isn’t easily defined or satisfied. Nevertheless, DigiGone’s Shipboard Video Telemedicine service and GWU’s Medical Faculty Associates have been doing just that, for years. The service actually goes much further.Title…

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