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Nautilus ECDIS Kernel
Nautilus ECDIS Kernel from German navigation software specialist company SevenCs is described as the next generation software development kit (SDK) for maritime applications. 26 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Satellite communication terminal
Recently unveilled at the Sea Asia exhibition in Singapore, the LT-3100 Iridium Communications System from Denmark-based Lars Thrane A/S is a maritime satellite communication product, designed for the professional market (deep sea, fishing, and workboats). 25 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Big data in the marine sector
Ibna Zaman of Royston Diesel Power, the UK -based developer of the enginei fuel management system, highlights the growing operational advantages provided by the effective analysis of intelligent data in the marine sector – if certain challenges can be successfully overcome. 20 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Strategic partnership in navigation
Navigation specialists have announced a strategic partnership to collaborate to deliver more user-friendly solutions for today’s increasingly digital bridge environment. 20 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Nominate a H.E.R.O
The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) is calling for nominations and entries for its H.E.R.O (Honouring Excellence in Rescue Operations) Awards 2017. 19 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Vesper Marine launches smartAIS technology
“We are consistently pushing the envelope of the capabilities and uses of AIS technology and our smartAIS device intelligence is miles ahead of any other system,” says Jeff Robbins, CEO of New Zealand-headquartered Vesper Marine. 18 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
First user-defined ECDIS
German marine electronics specialist Raytheon Anschütz, says it has introduced the world’s first user-defined Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) software. The company designed the new Synapsis ECDIS NX software based on direct input from customers. 18 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
High intensity professional grade LED deck lights
The Offshore and PitMaster series LED deck lights engineered and manufactured by Vision X for the recreational and commercial marine markets are claimed by US distributor Imtra to provide superior illumination with durability and reliability that is ideal for offshore watercraft, oil platforms, shoreline industrial complexes and shipyards. 13 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Viking Nadiro bucks trend
Following the story reported in last Month’s ‘Maritime Journal’ that Viking Life Saving equipment A/S had been encountering a ‘moderate slowdown’ in profits overall, the company has subsequently sought to draw attention to its subsidiary Viking Nadiro A/S, which reported an encouraging profit in 2016 before tax of DKK 1.1 million, against a deficit in the previous financial year. 13 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Innovative automatic ferry crossing
Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven to supply its innovative automatic crossing system, for two new double-ended plug-in battery-hybrid ferries being built for Norwegian ferry company FosenNamsos Sjø. 10 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
SeaSkill certificate for ABB Marine Academy
Switzerland-headquartered electrical and motor systems expert ABB has been recognized by classification society DNV GL for meeting its standards for maritime training in its ABB Marine Academy. 10 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Galileo goes live
The European Union’s Galileo Search and Rescue (SAR) service is one of three services soft launched in December 2016 and seeing improved performance now as new satellites come on-stream. 07 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Near-miss training
A new training programme from Videotel and The Standard Club addresses the need to report ‘near-miss’ incidents with others through an open, ‘no-blame’ safety culture. 06 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Polar appliances
Norwegian maritime safety equipment concern Norsafe has signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV to supply its IMO Polar Code compliant Life Saving Appliances (LSA) to an arctic supply and research vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division. 03 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Med rescue: unlawful conduct claims
Ten maritime search and rescue non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have met with representatives of the European Parliament in Brussels to further the understanding and agreement of the means and methods of addressing unsubstantiated accusations of unlawful conduct by SAR NGOs in the Mediterranean region. 03 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Versatile assistance vessel
Netherlands-headquartered shipbuilder Damen has introduced the Responder 5413 – a new First Line Assistance Vessel. 03 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Meeting EEBD rulings
Survitec Group, the Birkenhead, UK-headquartered marine and offshore safety & survival solutions company, has been urging the industry to make sure that Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBDs) on vessels are up to date. 31 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Flat panel antenna to replace satellite domes
Satellite links have revolutionised communications at sea but they do require the installation of an antenna located within a dome to provide the link between vessel and satellite. 29 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Loran and GPS combined
The satellite positioning community is getting more and more aware of the potential threats from jamming and spoofing of GPS and other satellite positioning systems the need for alternatives expands. 29 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Incident investigation distance course
Norwegian maritime training provider Seagull Maritime has announced the release of a new distance course covering the timely topic of Incident Investigations. 28 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal