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Monitoring & Control

Dynamic Positioning for coastal and inland vessels
Netherlands-based systems integrator RH Marine has commissioned a Rhodium 4500 Dynamic Positioning and Tracking System on the ‘Nordzee’, the new flagship of Hakkers, a specialist in the development, production and realization of excavation, dredging, construction, foundation, coastal and shoreline works. 18 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Saildrones for survey
In September, scientists from the USA’s National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will launch two Saildrone sail powered unmanned systems from Alameda, California, on a six-month, 8,000 nautical mile round trip mission to the equator and back to improve the Tropical Pacific Observing System (TPOS). 18 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Test setting for meteorological kit
Meteorological monitoring specialist Biral, has just added a useful test function to its entire range of visibility and present weather sensors. 18 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Ocean plastics support from ABB
Swiss propulsion and automation specialist ABB is providing the shipboard systems and systems expertise that will support the research voyages undertaken by ‘By the Ocean we Unite’, the charitable organisation whose mission is to highlight the damage done by the millions of tonnes of plastics that end up in the world’s oceans every year. 15 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Exhaust gas temperature sensors: the future’s digital
Patrice Flot, chief technical officer at CMR Group, considers the current approach to sensing exhaust gas temperature (EGT) on high horsepower engine platforms and the capabilities provided by new digital technology. 11 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Wireless technology helps fleet performance management
Operations managers can now optimise the performance of their fleet by accessing critical engine information immediately through wireless technology. 09 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
K-Mate to assist in ambitious marine mapping project
K-Mate, an autonomous surface vehicle control system from Norway’s Kongsberg, is to be integrated with Sea-Kit, a new class of Maritime Autonomous Surface Vessel being built by UK manufacturer, Hushcraft, and operated by Sea-Kit International which is aiming to map the floor of all the world’s oceans by 2030. 09 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Navico acquires Naviop
Norway-headquartered marine electronics manufacturer Navico has acquired Italian marine monitoring and control systems company Naviop. 29 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Seakeeper unveils new Seakeeper 6
Seakeeper Inc., the US-headquartered specialist in marine stabilization, has announced the release of its newest model, the Seakeeper 6. 07 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Tank level transmitters order
Working closely with Thai Engineering & Services Co. Ltd, PSM Instrumentation has been awarded the contract to supply its Tankstar 260 Series Marine Liquid Level Transmitters for the Royal Thai Navy, for its ‘HTMS Trang’ Offshore Patrol Vessel. 07 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
NYK and DNV GL in engine data pilot
Japanese ship owner NYK and class society DNV GL are collaborating in a project exploring possibilities for collecting and using big data to improve safety and efficiency. 07 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Tide gauge sales surge
The global warming cloud has a silver lining for UK oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrumentation manufacturer Valeport, which has reported a surge in sales of tide gauge equipment in its most recent quarter. 05 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
The Rolls-Royce of energy management systems
Marine propulsion major Rolls-Royce has launched the next generation of its Energy Management (EM) System. The system is designed to allow customers to reduce energy usage, fuel consumption and operating costs whilst supporting environmental compliance and providing performance information. 05 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Autonomous ships in the Baltic by 2025
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is one of several leading global companies that have teamed up for the advanced co-creation ecosystem, One Sea. 24 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
SECurus systems for NCA
The Norwegian Coastal Administration has acquired four SECurus systems to be installed during 2017 on the outer Norwegian Coast Guard vessels; KV Barentshav, KV Bergen, KV Sortland and KV Harstad. 23 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Eco Pilots for new tugs
The Eco Pilot is an efficient, easy to install, inexpensive fuel consumption monitoring system. It is made by France-headquartered C-Sense, a specialist in embedded electronics with a research and development team of highly skilled engineers. 02 May 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
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
From boat to boardroom
Seawork exhibitor Reygar has a new fleet monitoring system called BareFLEET, which has been designed using years of experience, hard won through robust monitoring systems in the marine renewables sector. 27 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Marlink acquires Palantir
Belgium-headquartered Marlink has acquired Palantir AS, a Norwegian maritime IT company specialising in remote IT management solutions. The Share Purchase Agreement whereby Marlink acquired 100% of Palantir AS shares was completed on March 17 2017. 17 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal