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.
After a year's preparation between the two companies, Marport Scala and Scantrol iSYM equipment can now be integrated to control winch systems.
It’s now ten years since Icelandic fishing gear manufacturer Hampiðjan introduced its Dyneema-construction trawl warps as an alternative to conventional steel wire rope. Now the company’s developers have come up with a way to combine warps with power supplies, making it possible to route both energy and signals to the fishing gear via the warps.
North Shields company SuccorfishM2M has been granted type approval for the SC2 I-VMS (Inshore Vessel Monitoring System) by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).
This year the Foundation has altogether received nine applications for its Innovation Award and the three nominees are the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Bergen, Scantrol and GRP boat builder Selfa Artic.