A pelagic vessel under construction at the Kleven Verft yard at Ulsteinvik in Norway is being fitted with the latest in ultra-high definition (UHD) wheelhouse systems, with six 55-inch displays for its integrated fishing and navigation hardware.
Bruce H. Blakey, founder and President of Wesmar, has announced the sale of his company to local businessman Roger Fellows.
Wesmar has been getting some enthusiastic feedback on its powerful new HD860 Dual Stabilized Beam sonar from Dutch Harbor, the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, and as far south as Mexico.
Scanmar has appointed well known ex-fisherman George Youngson to the role of the company’s Global Sales Manager.
Inmarsat Maritime has launched a new fishing pricing plan for the Pacific North West which will make it easier and more economical for regional Fleet One users to get live weather updates, track and trace fish, and send catch reports.
Furuno has presented its new VideoWall, which could be one of the biggest steps forward in bridge design in recent times. This is an exceptionally large display that can be configured as required to show all the information the operator could want to see.
Florida shipyard Patti Marine Enterprises has delivered an original concept design clam catcher, developed with the Truex family’s company SeaWatch International which operates 30 vessels and is the largest US harvester of offshore clams.
The smallest fishing vessel so far to install a Notus system is an under-10m trawler fishing from Padstow in the south-west of England.
Marport has established a branch at Breivika in Ålesund to serve the Norwegian market which will carry the full range of Marport’s catch control and net monitoring sensors, echo sounders, current profilers and sonar for the world’s fishing fleet.
Furuno claims that its new DFF3D multibeam sonar, which brings side-scanning capabilities to its NavNet TZtouch and TZtouch2 MFDs, reaches new depth and directions.