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The Importance Training Around ECDIS and Navigation
George Devereese, Loss Prevention Executive at UK P&I Club, discusses issues of potential reliance on ECDIS, and advises that seafarers undergo the necessary navigational training. While Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) have proved extremely helpful for navigation at sea,
ABP Chooses OceanWise Port-Log
Associated British Ports (ABP) has contracted OceanWise to install Port-Log across all of ABP's 21 UK ports. The project has not required any of ABP's existing sensors to be replaced. A major benefit of Port-Log.net is its ability to accommodate a wide range of sensors from different manufacturers.
Shippers Continue to Select Veson Nautical Solutions
Veson Nautical, a provider of commercial maritime software and services, has announced that d’Amico Societa di Navigazione S. p. A. and TATA NYK Shipping have selected Veson Nautical’s Integrated Maritime Operations System (IMOS) and Veslink for their commercial operations. Over the past 12 months,
Global Eagle Signs Licensing Agreement with ICC
Global Eagle Entertainment announced it has entered into an agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to offer telecasts of major events to commercial flights and cruise ships through its global VSAT networks. The ICC has granted GEE worldwide rights to provide 1,140 hours of live cricket programming over a four-year period,
NMEA Selects Board of Directors Lineup
The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) announced the selection of its new Board of Directors chairman, vice chairman and secretary, as well as appointment of four additional members. Mike Spyros of Electronics Unlimited, having served as NMEA vice chairman since 2014, took the reins as chairman on January 1,
GOST Names Yoder Head of R&D
Marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems company GOST (Global Ocean Security Technologies) has promoted Rob Yoder to Director of Research & Development. Yoder has served the company for over four years in the capacity of technical sales representative and lead technical support agent.
Nautisk Appoints Sub-distributor in Brazil
Global chart distributor Nautisk has appointed Master Marine as its newest Brazilian sub-distributor, serving Sao Paulo and the surrounding areas. Situated in Santos with a branch in Sao Sebastio, Master Marine is a chandler and ships services provider supplying general services and consumables to vessels sailing the route,
Hatteland's 55” Ultra High Def Chart & Planning Table Passes Type Approval
Hatteland Display has passed Type Approval for its innovative 55” Ultra High Definition Chart & Planning table. Integrating the cutting-edge of flat panel technology, the clarity, color range and size of Hatteland Display’s flagship Multi Vision Display system is a key enabler of safer navigation and future maritime bridge design.
Hella Marine Names Surrey Product Manager
Hella marine, a manufacturer of high-performance recreational and commercial marine lighting, has named Ramon Surrey as its new product manager. He is based out of the company's headquarter offices, located in Auckland, New Zealand. Surrey brings a wealth of end-to-end product design, development and management skills to Hella marine,
Actisense Achieve International Accreditations
Actisense has achieved ISO 9001 and 14001 accreditations – certifying the company’s commitment to quality and environmental management. Marine electronics brand Actisense said it has achieved two accreditations from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). These accreditations are