Marine Electronics & Communications
Communications should be widely available and free
Communications should be widely available and free
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
Communications through voice, text and e-mail has become an essential service for seafarers who work for weeks away from their loved ones. Seafarers should receive free onboard communications to ...
Buckypaper and nanotubes will revolutionise ship design
Buckypaper and nanotubes will revolutionise ship design
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
There could be a time when ships are not constructed using cables, but with structures that are conductive, yet stronger and lighter than steel. Cabling could be made redundant if ships were ...
Raytheon develops new radar and security systems
Raytheon develops new radar and security systems
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
Raytheon Anschütz is set to unveil a new radar transceiver and ship security system in September. The NautoScan NX radar transceiver and network technology replaces analogue data transmission ...
Simrad unveils MX antenna and GNSS compass
Simrad unveils MX antenna and GNSS compass
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
Simrad has revealed the MX series of equipment for vessel positioning using the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). The MX521B smart antenna can receive signals from satellites of the GPS and ...
Emas and Reederei NSB join ShipServ
Emas and Reederei NSB join ShipServ
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
Singapore-based offshore vessel operator Emas and Hamburg-based container shipmanagement company Reederei NSB have started using ShipServ’s e-procurement network. Emas has begun using the ...
Inmarsat boosts GMDSS with new chat function
Inmarsat boosts GMDSS with new chat function
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
Inmarsat has introduced a new aspect of its Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service in the form of chat room functionality that can be used in a ship emergency. The company ...
GreenSteam unveils optimisers to trim operating costs
GreenSteam unveils optimisers to trim operating costs
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
GreenSteam has developed two products for managing ship trim and optimising fuel consumption. GreenSteam Optimizer is an onboard decision support tool, and GreenSteam Manager is an onshore monitoring ...
Onboard solutions help cut fuel consumption
Onboard solutions help cut fuel consumption
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
All standard references for ship energy efficiency rank trim optimisation highly as an easy-to-initiate and cost-effective method for reducing fuel consumption. Trim optimisation is easy to refit and ...
Royston Enginei installed on Maersk anchor handler
Royston Enginei installed on Maersk anchor handler
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
Maersk Supply Service has fitted a Royston Enginei system on 2009-built anchor handler Maersk Logger to monitor fuel consumption during different phases of operation. Enginei is linked to existing ...
ABS releases enhanced version of NS5 Enterprise
ABS releases enhanced version of NS5 Enterprise
Marine Electronics & Communications August/September 2014
ABS Nautical Systems (NS) has improved the functionality of its NS5 Enterprise suite of fleet management products through the release of an enhanced version of the software. Fleet managers can use ...
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