Marport sets up in South Africa
Marport has established a branch in Cape Town

Marport sets up in South Africa

Craig Santer who joined Marport in January this year is now heading the company’s new Cape Town branch, bringing with him fourteen years of experience in the marine electronics industry,…

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Three-beamer Alphatron electronics package
Alphatron Marine South is supplying complete navigation and communication packages for three new Belgian beam trawlers

Three-beamer Alphatron electronics package

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Electronics specialist Alphatron Marine South is to supply complete navigation and communications setups for three new beam trawlers under construction for Belgian owners. The last new beamer built to operate…

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Electronic Monitoring Can Provide Better Data
Jim Ford runs 50-foot trawler Lisa Ann III from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Image: NOAA

Electronic Monitoring Can Provide Better Data

Massachusetts commercial groundfish fisherman Jim Ford believes electronic monitoring could provide better and more complete data, according to NOAA Greater Atlantic Region port agent Bill Duffy. Jim Ford has been…

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Spanish electronics company ERB becomes part of Satlink
Electrónica Rías Bajas (ERB) has a strong reputation for supplying a range of electronic systems for the marine sector

Spanish electronics company ERB becomes part of Satlink

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Engineering company Satlink, which specialises in technological systems and developments based on satellite communications, has acquired the company Electrónica Rías Bajas (ERB), a longstanding provider of services around maritime electronics…

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Finding the sweet spot in every tow
Francis Parrott of Notus and Fran West of Seafield Navigation with the Notus Echo at this week’s Skipper Expo in Aberdeen

Finding the sweet spot in every tow

An acoustic detection system developed by Canadian company Notus to enable shrimp trawler skippers to identify where their catches are being caught has been adapted to provide the same advantages…

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Squid show on F3X multibeam sounder
The WASSP F3X screen with backscatter with squid showing in the sounder and as water column targets. Image: WASSP

Squid show on F3X multibeam sounder

One of the Vigo-based trawlers fishing for squid in Falkland Islands waters is seeing the benefits of having a WASSP F3X multibeam sonar on board. The 83 metre trawler went…

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Peruvian fishing company is first to order Sounder USV
The first of Kongsberg’s unmanned surface vehicles fitted with high-specification fishfinding technology goes to Peruvian fishing company Tasa. Image: Kongsberg

Peruvian fishing company is first to order Sounder USV

The flexible new sounder system has been developed by Kongsberg and the K-Mate unmanned surface vehicle has only just been unveiled. Developed with flexible capabilities across a range of marine…

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Electronic Monitoring: A Culture of Co-operation or Surveillance?

As the UK government is poised to extend the use of vessel monitoring systems (VMS) across the inshore fleet in England, recent experience with electronic monitoring systems (EMS) illustrates two very different trajectories for fisheries management, and the NFFO has examined the situation to set out the complexities of electronic monitoring of fishing vessels and the pitfalls that have to be avoided.

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Hatteland introduces 43-inch premium display

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A greater range of choice has been made available to bridge designers and systems integrators as Hatteland Display expands 4K portfolio with a new radar- and ECDIS-approved Ultra High Definition (UHD) bridge display system.

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