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Onboard Systems

Standalone colour LCD radar
Furuno has launched a new standalone colour LCD radar Model 1815 to the marine market which builds upon the best features of its previous commercial and network models. 27 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
When two way radio eclipses VHF
According to James Miller, managing director of UK telecomms supplier Brentwood Communications, digital two way radio can be better suited than ever to the communication demands of the commercial maritime industry. 27 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
C-MAP becomes Admiralty distributor
C-MAP has been appointed by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) as an official Admiralty Digital Distributor and SENC Service Provider. 27 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Upgraded GPS signals
GPS is now recognised as being vulnerable to jamming either by accident or by design and despite a lot of talk from politicians there is no back up if the system goes down through jamming or spoofing. 24 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Navionics through iNavX
For those crewmembers who like to augment their vessel’s hardwired navigation systems with the sometimes less reliable but often handier satellite navigation apps accessible on their phone or tablet, iNavX, has announced, in partnership with Fugawi and Navionics, the availability of Navionics charts in the iNavX In-App Chart Store. 23 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Integrated partnership
Integrated marine solutions provider Transas and Japan Radio Company have announced a global strategic partnership. 23 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Icom commercial DSC marine transceiver
Japanese marine electronics company Icom has launched a new VHF/DSC marine transceiver to its commercial maritime line up. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Offshore wind accommodation containers
ELA Container Offshore GmbH has developed a new accommodation container type designed especially for use at offshore windfarms. 20 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Adveto starts development of new ECDIS G8
Swedish electronic marine navigation specialist Adveto has begun development of its new G8 ECDIS system. 17 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Intelligent switching for smaller vessels
Netherlands-headquartered mobile and marine power systems specialist Mastervolt has announced the launch of the CZone Combination Output Interface (COI), a compact and intelligent replacement for a traditional fuse box and panel of circuit breakers when using digital switching technology. 17 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Danelec approval
DNV GL has awarded a type approval certificate with EU Wheelmark for the Denmark-made Danelec Marine DM700 and DM800 G2 ECDIS models. 17 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Metered VSAT
US-headquartered Globecomm Maritime, which describes itself as one of the leading providers of global connectivity services, is bringing increased efficiency and flexibility to the maritime communications market with the launch of metered VSAT plans. 17 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cross Europe multi-GNSS project
The EU-funded TREASURE project, will integrate signals from satellite navigation systems such as GPS, launched by the US, alongside Russia’s GLONASS, China’s BeiDou and Europe’s new Galileo system. 17 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Nautical Institute gets behind S-Mode
The Nautical Institute, a UK-headquartered international representative body for maritime professionals, has devoted the current issue of its popular magazine ‘The Navigator’ to explaining and championing the S-Mode concept. 17 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
PC Maritime gets DNV-GL ECDIS certification
German classification society DNV-GL has issued an official certificate for PC Maritime’s Navmaster ECDIS after the company passed all the relevant tests. 17 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Raymarine rebrand
FLIR, the US-headquartered owners of Marine electronics brand Raymarine, has unveiled a redesign of the Raymarine brand, including a new logo, icon and tagline to be used in all marketing activities and throughout its products lines. 17 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Multi beam sonar for Furuno MFDs
Japanese navigation electronics specialist Furuno has announced that it is bringing side-scanning capabilities to its flagship NavNet TZtouch and TZtouch2 MFDs with its latest network sensor called the DFF3D. 17 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Monetising vessel data usage
UK coastal telecoms company Buzz Networks has announced the launch of its new CrewCode service, which it claims to be a cost effective communications system allows owners, charterers and operators to monitor, control and monetise data usage for vessels. 16 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
32” Hatteland MFD screen
Hatteland Display, the Norway-headquartered provider of display and computer solutions for professional maritime use has expanded its next generation Series X Multi Vision Display (MVD) range with the addition of a new Ultra High Definition large format model for integration on maritime bridge systems. 16 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
smartAIS technology
Vesper Marine has launched what it calls revolutionary new smartAIS technology which provides new capabilities to help make boating safer. 14 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal