USB Receptacles Available in New Configurations
With limited receptacles onboard, charging handheld devices like tablets and smartphones can be a challenge, especially when it requires unplugging onboard equipment to accommodate them. Hubbell Marine USB Charging Receptacles eliminate the need for adapter plugs, while maintaining traditional duplex electrical outlets.
Intellian Opens in China
Intellian, a provider of satellite communication antenna systems, announced that it has established a Chinese corporation subsidiary in Shanghai and officially started operations there to better meet local customer demand. Intellian provides products and technical support to partner companies on every
Norddeutsche Reederei Upgrades Connectivity
Norddeutsche Reederei said it will begin installing Navarino’s Infinity Cube solution across its fleet of 50 vessels.The company has a fleet consisting mostly of modern container vessels which trade worldwide.Christian Mix, Norddeutsche Reederei’s IT Marine System Administrator, said, "We are in the
New Display Enables 'Naval Bridge of the Future'
Hatteland Display, a global provider of display and computer solutions for naval and professional maritime applications will show its new 20 inch XRD (Xtreme Rugged Marine Display) during Sea-Air-Space 2018. Hatteland Display’s latest tested and approved naval displays join a suite of established innovations on its booth,
ClassNK Issues Guidelines for Drone Surveys
ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys, which incorporate the applicable range and procedures for use of drones in class surveys, the technical considerations for safe operation and the requirements for drone service suppliers Because drone-related technologies are improving at an extremely rapid pace,
New Low-cost AIS Receiver Unveiled
Many ports and maritime offices want the benefit of a local AIS feed to see shipping activity, ETAs and movements. Digital Yacht's AISNet+ AIS base station is a low cost AIS receiver designed for just this application with a network port for connecting to local computer networks or to the internet
B-QUA for Ballast Water Surveillance
The Government of Canada is testing aqua-tools’ B-QUA ballast water sampling and monitoring kit for possible use in the Canadian ballast water surveillance program. The program is being led a research scientist from Fisheries and Oceans Canada out of the Great Lakes Laboratory for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, in Burlington, Ontario.
Cargo, Offshore Gaining Ground: Viking
For the second consecutive year, revenue and earnings remained stagnant for 2017 at Viking Life-Saving Equipment A/S. Two of the largest customer segments, the cargo ship market and offshore industry, remain in turmoil and continue to impact the top and bottom lines. Signs of a slight improvement in the economy are encouraging,
Kalmar Backs Suomen Satamatekniikka Oy
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a Kalmar Care service agreement with Suomen Satamatekniikka, a subsidiary of Steveco, covering the maintenance and service of 16 Kalmar straddle carriers at the Port of Helsinki, Finland. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2017 fourth quarter order intake and
Medicine on Danish Ships Abroad
Denmark introduces new regulation, simplifying the handling of medical supplies for survival craft and the handling of medicine on board Danish ships abroad. The requirement for ships’ medicine to be bought from a Danish pharmacy will be abolished when the new regulations become effective on 1 July 2018.