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.
Integrated electronic navigation specialist Navico has secured type approval for its Simrad Maris ECDIS900 Mk 5 and Mk 15 electronic chart data information systems (ECDIS) from the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, in a development expected to make a significant impact in the commercial maritime and fishing sectors.
Kongsberg Maritime has developed a new free Windows app designed to support distributors, dealers and users in creating a cost-effective PX MultiSensor package that delivers optimal performance for single or double trawls.
In Vigo yesterday Kongsberg Maritime unveiled an advanced new technology platform at the ICES Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics, Science and Technology (WGFAST), which enables live streaming of 3D data generated by scientific multibeam systems.
Simrad has announced the arrival of its new FM90 muiltibeam trawl sonar with a near real-time refresh rate to provide a live image of the trawl gear.