Marine Electronics & Communications
Rickmers installs 100th Dualog Connection service
Rickmers installs 100th Dualog Connection service
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
Rickmers Group has completed the installation of Dualog Connection Suites on 100 of its vessels to manage ship-to-shore data communications. Rickmers chief executive Ignace Van Meenen said the ...
Shakespeare unveils new VHF, AIS and WiFi antennas
Shakespeare unveils new VHF, AIS and WiFi antennas
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
Shakespeare Marine, a subsidiary of Jarden Corp, introduced three new commercial antennas suitable for use on large vessels in harsh marine environments at Nor-Shipping in June. These have been added ...
Intellian gets ready for a GX tsunami
Intellian gets ready for a GX tsunami
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
Global satellite broadband communications came a step closer in May when Inmarsat gave its approval for Intellian’s Global Xpress (GX) and FleetBroadband terminals to be used on its ...
Reaching out to keep crews connected
Reaching out to keep crews connected
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
Inmarsat’s recent launch of its new Fleet Media service is one component of a drive to offer a range of new services that are aimed in particular at ships’ crews at sea. Rob Myers, senior ...
IEC plans to unveil new bridge network standards
IEC plans to unveil new bridge network standards
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is writing the new IEC 61162-460 standard to improve security levels of integrated bridge systems from the beginning of next year. It is required ...
Navico launches new IMO compliant ecdis systems
Navico launches new IMO compliant ecdis systems
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
Navico launched the Simrad E5024 system as an IMO compliant ecdis in April this year. The modular E5024 ecdis system offers an intuitive and easy to use graphical user interface, with simple ...
Type approval aids navigational safety
Type approval aids navigational safety
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
It is important for owners to install type-approved ecdis to ensure these devices meet the latest IMO performance standards. Classification societies offer their services to improve the navigational ...
EU approves CO2 reporting and monitoring rules
EU approves CO2 reporting and monitoring rules
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
Ships operating to and from European ports will need to monitor carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions within two years following the European Council’s approval of new shipping regulations. As ...
Suppliers form alliances to expand computing power
Suppliers form alliances to expand computing power
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
Software suppliers are finding methods of differentiating themselves, by forming alliances or introducing updated systems. They are offering high performance computing for 3D modelling, computational ...
Loading computers prevent tanker structural damage
Loading computers prevent tanker structural damage
Marine Electronics & Communications June/July 2015
Tanker owners should invest in the latest loading computers and cargo control systems to improve the safety and efficiency of shipping operations. Control systems commingle data from sensors on ...
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