New ‘Intelligent’ Power Converters
Advances in digital signal processing lead to more flexible power converters that can be programmed to meet the precise requirements of variable inputs/outputs required To operate marine electronics and communication devices, power converters such as inverters, battery chargers and power supplies
Stena Line Ferry Joins Marlink's Multi-band Comms Network
Marlink has added the first out of four additional Stena Line ships to its multi-band communications network. Marlink now serves the entire fleet of Stena Line vessels, ensuring high levels of connectivity for passengers and crew, in addition to operational applications and commercial businesses on board.
Transas Brings THESIS to its 2017 Forum for Change
The speaker line-up at the next annual Transas Global Conference confirms that the innovative digital solutions company is catching the mood at the cutting edge of vessel operations by suggesting that, properly harnessed, operations and technology can transform maritime safety as well as efficiency.
X-Band and S-Band Radar from a Single Radar Head
Kelvin Hughes has released a range of new informational content that highlights the unique benefits that its SBS-900-4 SharpEye radar system can deliver. Choosing the right radar sensor for a Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) or Coastal Surveillance application can be challenging and trying to balance
Mercury Marine Expands Its Joystick Technology
Mercury Marine, a manufacturer of recreational marine engines, has officially announced the launch of Joystick Piloting for Inboards on single-engine tow sport boats. The joystick technology allows the engine to work with bow and stern thrusters to provide ultimate vessel control and a superior driving experience for the boater.
Satcom Global Aura Bringing Seafarers Closer
Did you know that there are approximately 1.6 million seafarers today, and that 69% of those recently surveyed say access to crew communications at sea influences their choice of employer? Statistics show that the crew communications market value exceeded $1.39 billion USD last year and although 89%
Polferries, Sup4Nav Ink Navdec system Deal
The Navdec system designed to improve safety of passengers and freight and aimed to support navigators in collision situations was tested on board the ferry m/f Wawel and m/f Mazovia in 2016. This invention will also be installed now on m/f Baltivia sailing from Świnoujście to Ystad. Polferries decided
Tarbit Upgrades Its Safety Management System
Swedish tanker company Tarbit has signed a contract with Logimatic to implement SERTICA on its entire fleet. Tarbit currently operates 14 tanker vessels and has ordered two new vessels, which brings them to a total fleet of 16 vessels in 2017. The tanker vessels transport bitumen, petroleum products and chemicals.
New Tracking and Comms for Vattenfall Wind Farms
Semco Maritime and Systematic have together entered into a framework agreement with Vattenfall for a solution that provides full overview of all personnel and vessels to improve safety for offshore and onshore work at wind farms. Semco Maritime and Systematic have been tasked with delivering a fully-integrated
BV Certification adds global UKAS accreditation for ISO 2230
Bureau Veritas Certification (BVC) has achieved accreditation to international management systems ISO 22301: 2012 from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) through Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS, UK Branch. This independent recognition for Business Continuity Management Systems