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Radio Holland Names Lund Asia Regional Director
Radio Holland has appointed Steen Brodsgaard Lund as Regional Director Asia. He will be responsible for Radio Holland’s operations in Asia, with offices in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. Lund is a Danish national, and developed his career over the past 28 years while living in Pakistan,
Wärtsilä Acquires Guidance Marine
Wärtsilä has acquired Guidance Marine Limited, a technology leader within the marine industry for sensor solutions relating to dynamic positioning and other vessel control systems, such as collision avoidance and remote control operations. Wärtsilä said it is committed to providing technologies needed to enhance “intelligent” shipping,
C-Map Acquires I-SEA
C-MAP, a supplier of digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping solutions, has announced the acquisition of i-Sea AS, a technology and consulting company focused on the marine sector. Located in Oslo, Norway, i-Sea has a proven track-record of designing, developing and operating maritime solutions at scale.
NAVTOR Opens US Office
E-navigation specialist NAVTOR said it has set its sights on the U.S. shipping market with a new office opening in Seattle. The Norwegian business, which has built a global network of facilities since forming in 2011, has, until now, serviced the territory from its Egersund headquarters. However, growing
exactEarth, Alltek Expand Small Vessel Tracking Service
Satellite AIS data services provider exactEarth Ltd. announced that its exactTrax small vessel monitoring technology is now incorporated into Alltek Marine Electronic Corp’s (AMEC) AIS Tracking Beacon (TB560). The AMEC TB560 is a simplified Class B AIS device that offers an efficient and cost-effective
Stetkiewicz Joins FarSounder in Marketing Role
FarSounder, a marine electronics manufacturer specializing in underwater acoustics, has hired Cassie Stetkiewicz as its new Marketing, Communications and Relationship Manager. In her new position, Stetkiewicz will work closely with the CEO and Director of Global Sales playing an integral role in marketing,
APPLY: Top 50 Marine Equipment Distributors
The November 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News – with bonus distribution at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans – will feature a Regional Directory and editorial insights on the “Top 50 Marine Equipment Distributors.” In addition to the East Coast, West Coast, Gulf
KVH Introduces Videotel Performance Manager
To help maritime operators ensure that crew are training and performing at their peak, KVH Industries, Inc. introduced Videotel Performance Manager. The scope of the Videotel Performance Manager combines the range of training content from Videotel with the power of web-based data analytics – all from KVH.
Speedcast, Danaos Partner on Maritime Digitalization
Speedcast International Limited, the provider of remote communication and IT solutions, and Danaos Peripherals announced a strategic alliance agreement under which the two companies will combine maritime communications with advanced application management developed by Danaos. Within 2017, the two companies
Window Joins SIMWAVE as Navigation Manager
As of August 2017 Steve Window has joined SIMWAVE, the maritime simulation center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As the Manager for Navigation, Window will be responsible for overseeing all training and assessments on the various full mission bridge simulators that will be installed at the 5,000m² center.