Marine Electronics & Communications

Articles & News sourced from RMM journals and websites

Koden unveils compass and sonar equipment
Koden unveils compass and sonar equipment
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
Koden Electronics Co has introduced a new GPS compass and a black box sonar to its range. The ESR-S1BB sonar and echosounder has a wider detection area and enables transducers to be equipped on ...
SatSleeve adapted  for Android phones
SatSleeve adapted for Android phones
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
Thuraya Telecommunications Co has adapted its SatSleeve phone accessory for use on smartphones run on the Android operating system. The SatSleeve enables mariners to turn their own mobile phones into ...
AWT and UKHO integrate software
AWT and UKHO integrate software
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
Applied Weather Technology (AWT) has integrated the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO’s) Admiralty e-Navigator into its Bon Voyage System (BVS) onboard voyage management ...
Groundings highlight the dangers of turning off alarms
Groundings highlight the dangers of turning off alarms
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
For anyone in navigational charge of a ship it is obviously desirable to have access to accurate, real-time position information, displayed in a highly accessible medium. Nevertheless, avoidable ...
Bore plans to install fuel saving systems across fleet
Bore plans to install fuel saving systems across fleet
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
Finnish shipowner Bore plans to deploy ClassNK-Napa Green across the rest of its fleet after achieving fuel and efficiency savings for more than a year on two roro vessels. The solution is a mixture ...
Intelligence is the key to improving performance
Intelligence is the key to improving performance
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
There is a growing recognition in the shipping industry that key performance indicators (KPIs) can provide shipowners and managers with enough information to improve their operational efficiencies ...
Technology can be the future for ship hull cleaning
Technology can be the future for ship hull cleaning
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
Bubble and ultrasonic technology has plenty of potential for changing antifouling methods on tanker hulls. Ultrasonic Works uses sound waves for cleaning vessel hulls and reducing microbial contact. ...
Opening entertainment services to mobile devices
Opening entertainment services to mobile devices
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
The increasing sophistication of onboard entertainment equipment and networks means they have morphed into ship infotainment systems, providing vessel and company-related information as well as film, ...
E-commerce platforms created for passenger ships
E-commerce platforms created for passenger ships
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
More ferry and cruise ship operators are seeing the benefits of automated booking and ticketing systems. Modern systems enable passengers not only to reserve their places on ships online, but also to ...
Nacos bridge systems installed on the newest ships
Nacos bridge systems installed on the newest ships
Marine Electronics & Communications February/March 2014
SAM Electronics, which is an L-3 Communications company, supplied the bridge and automation systems on the latest newbuilding for Norwegian Cruise Line (Norwegian). SAM Electronics supplied a Nacos ...
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