Sperry Marine Debuts Additional Military Layers on VisionMaster Radar and ECDIS
Sperry Marine has strengthened its portfolio of military navigation solutions with the release of Additional Military Layers (AML) for its VisionMaster series of Radars and ECDIS.The AMLs have been developed to allow defense and naval users to take advantage of Sperry’s commercial radar systems
Kongsberg Digitial Scores South Korea Sim Center Contract Wins
Kongsberg Digital (KDI) won four successive contracts with maritime training centers, schools and universities in South Korea.In the first quarter of 2021, the delivery of K-Sim Offshore and DP simulators to the Korea Institute of Maritime and Fishery Technology (KIMFT) was followed by the handover
Robosys Testing Advanced Navigation Systems on the Solent
Robosys’ latest product, Voyager 100, is aimed at commercial and workboat vessels and is currently going through a vigorous system-verification series of tests to check and verify that the system is avoiding collisions by making safe and COLREGS compliant decisions – autonomously.For more than a decade,
NOAA Continues Transition to Electronic Navigational Charts
NOAA is continuing with the sunset plan for paper and raster nautical charts in August and September. A set of 15 charts covering the eastern half of the North Slope of Alaska will be moved into last edition status on August 5, 2021 and will be canceled on February 2, 2022. Another set of 14 charts
Digitalization: Hapag-Lloyd Ship makes Digital Port Call
Within the framework of a partnership previously announced between Tanger Med Port Authority and Wärtsilä Voyage which aims at digitalizing maritime port calls, Tanger Med, Hapag-Lloyd, and Anglo-Eastern Ship Management reportedly recorded success with what is touted as the world’s first digitally controlled port arrival.
Raytheon Anschütz Debuts New ECDIS Features
Raytheon Anschütz has released a range of new features for electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) to improve specialized mission capabilities such as tactical operation and collaboration.The so-called "Plus Features" include a variety of navigational aids and overlays,
China Navigation Signs Fleet-wide Contract for Sperry Marine Connected ECDIS
Sperry Marine received a fleet-wide order for its new SperrySphere Connected ECDIS, with a roll-out to 36 vessels operated by The China Navigation Company (CNCo), a member of the Swire Group. Connected ECDIS is the latest addition to Sperry Marine’s portfolio of smart bridge solutions, connected via the unique SperrySphere platform.
Wärtsilä Teams Up With Weathernews
Wärtsilä Voyage and Japan based weather routing provider Weathernews Inc (WNI) have signed a strategic partnership agreement enabling the integration of WNI’s weather forecasting data and Optimum Ship Routeing (OSR) service with Wärtsilä’s products and solutions. According to Wärtsilä, the move aims
Joystick Control System Makes Boating a Breeze
With its intuitive control and dynamic positioning capabilities, the Marex 3D Joystick system offers boaters a truly stress-free experience on the water.Harbor docking and undocking can be a challenge—even for experienced skippers. In narrow or confined spaces, the boater must operate the steering and main and auxiliary drives simultaneously,
JRC/Alphatron Marine Unveils New Autopilot System
JRC/Alphatron Marine announced the launch of a new autopilot system engineered to make vessels safer and more efficient.The adaptable AlphaPilot MFS-VR uses speed and draft information and it is suitable for multiple vessel types, including workboats, fast crew tender vessels, fishing boats, tugs, pleasure craft and more.