People & Company News
KVH Videotel Expands Management Team
Following news of Raal Harris’s promotion to the position of managing director at KVH Videotel earlier in the year, the company has announced a further strengthening of its management team with the appointment of Jason Barreto as European sales manager.Barreto started his sales career with a series of airline,
First Deployment of a Kymeta Sat Antenna
FMC GlobalSat has deployed the world’s first use of the Kymeta software-steered satellite antenna aboard a sportfishing yacht, delivering satellite and wireless network access through its 4G/LTSAT service. Through this solution, the award-winning S.Y. Bad Daddy, a 76-foot Spencer, has global
Kirby Selects Furuno for Towboat Newbuilds
Kirby Inland Marine selected Furuno as the electronics of choice for its new generation of Subchapter M towboats. The first of three new vessels, MV Bailey, will soon enter service into the Kirby fleet of over 300 towboats and nearly 1,000 inland barges operating in U.S. waters. The bridge features Furuno electronics including Radar,
Navico Mourns Passing of Darrell Lowrance
Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced today the passing of Darrell J. Lowrance, founder of its Lowrance brand.Darrell served as President and CEO of Lowrance Electronics from 1964 to 2006, and was responsible for many breakthroughs in marine electronics.
Miami-Based Shipyard Adds Electronic Systems Division
Florida shipyard RMK Merrill-Stevens is adding a new Electronic Systems Division to the company.To lead the new business the company hired David Gratton, a new RMK Merrill-Stevens employee with experience in the electronics industry. Gratton’s career in electronics began in 1980 upon entering the U.
Marlink inks deal with O.A.T.
Marlink entered an agreement with Overseas Adventure Travel (O.A.T.) to supply its satellite voice and data connectivity services for use on five adventure cruise ships in the O.A.T. fleet.Marlink will provide the O.A.T. Small Ships with a suite of solutions; equipment, bandwidth and operations to reliably
Elbit to Provide Combat Suites for HCG
Elbit Systems Ltd. won a contract from Cantiere Navale Vittoria SpA to supply combat suites and perform systems integration for three new patrol vessels of the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG). The systems to be supplied and integrated include Electro-Optic payloads, Radars, Navigation Systems, Warship
Inmarsat Brings Crew Xpress to Market
Inmarsat launches Crew Xpress, a new service for crew available on Fleet Xpress.Connectivity of ships at sea is starting to grow at pace with the evolution of internet connectivity on shore, with the dual needs of data for ship and fleet operations and crew connectivity as the drivers Crew Xpress
MobileOps Upgrades Ops Platform
MobileOps announced a major upgrade to its operations platform: Form Builder. With Form Builder, customers can easily create unique form based processes all within MobileOps. Form Builder boosts efficiency, team communication, and employee collaboration.With Form Builder a user-friendly drag-and-drop
Expedition Ship Fitted with FarSounder FLS
FarSounder’s Forward-Looking Sonar (FLS) will be included on the new luxury expedition cruise vessel by Mystic Cruises, the World Explorer. World Explorer journeys will include exploring to the polar regions and many remote locales globally, sailing into places larger ships cannot navigate. FarSounder's