Spanish electronics supplier Nautical has appointed Carmelo Zabala as its new managing director with immediate effect.
Spanish marine electronics specialist Nautical Vigo has appointed a new commercial director, who brings a wealth of experience to his new role.
Earlier this year Scanmar Ísland’s Thórir Matthíasson joined one of Iceland’s top demersal trawlers for a trip to give the skipper and crew some instruction on how to get the best from their ScanBas365 system.
A real-time monitoring system launched by Notus is a first in giving shrimper skippers a way of knowing if their gear is on shrimp or not. The Notus Echo is designed to be mounted on a shrimp trawl’s separator grid and sends signals back to the wheelhouse indicating which part of a tow is most productive or if the shrimp catch rate has dropped off.
Scanmar has announced the official release of the new ScanBas 365, which incorporates the newly developed WDR-42 receiver and a top-line industrial computer in a system designed to replace older ScanBas systems.
Norwegian electronics supplier ProNav will be bringing the latest in marine electronics to this year’s Nor-Fishing exhibition, and the company will also use the exhibition as a marker of the change in its strategy as it plans to expand from serving mainly the Norwegian market to doing business throughout Scandinavia, the UK, Ireland and Iceland.
Electronics manufacturer Simrad offers a wide selection of catch monitoring sensors, with each catch sensor transmitting data from the fishing gear back to the catching vessel’s wheelhouse.
Seventeen fishing vessels from seven Norwegian fishing companies are currently trying out Mareano charts on their chart plotters. These show undersea terrain and bottom types produced using advanced multi-beam echo sounders.
Russian company Dobroflot, which operates its own fishing fleet and canned fish production, has signed an agreement with the international service provider Orange Business Services to equip Dobroflot vessels with an IoT solution for managing fuel consumption and engine operation.
According to the Danish Pelagic PO, blue whiting has proved to be an increasingly important resource for Denmark’s fishmeal sector. This year Danish pelagic vessels have landed 81,000 tonnes of blue whiting valued at DKK132.4 million (€17.80 million) compared to 61,000 tonnes last year worth DKK83.50 million (€11.20 million) last year.