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.
With the collection of bait now regulated by the Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCA’s) as a sea fisheries resource, management from Southern IFCA required a solution that would provide quantitative and reliable data for bait dragging activities unique to Poole Harbour in southern England.
Handled in the UK by Tecmarine, equipment made by Australian company TMQ has a solid reputation for robustness, no unnecessary frills and ease of use.
Scanmar has appointed Vigo-based Enaradio SL as its new distributor in Spain and Portugal for its advanced catch control systems for the fishing industry.