Electronics & Navigation

Kongsberg Digital, the new Kongsberg software and maritime simulation technology division, has signed contracts with Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology, Kalmar Maritime Academy and Linnaeus University that include the development of a new LNG (Dual Fuel) Cruise Ferry simulator model for the K-Sim Engine simulator platform.
Danelec Marine has introduced a range of conversion kits to facilitate replacement of existing shipboard Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) with new units, covering more than 30 different models of VDRs and Simplified VDRs (S-VDRs).
Elcome International reports that it has agreed a deal to supply electrical switchboards, safety, monitoring and control systems for three vessels under construction at Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB).
The Norwegian Minister of Transport, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, and Merete Eik, CEO of Port of Stavanger, have officially inaugurated the Port as a test bed for the Sea Traffic Management (STM) project, which aims to improve vessel safety through streamlined data exchange between ships.
Da Gama Maritime (DGM) has announced the launch of its new Vasco App, approved by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to provide official paper chart corrections to the mariner via a tablet.
UK Electronic Solutions, part of the NSSLGlobal Group, has launched a new self-contained motion and impact monitoring system called Oceanic Dynamics, which aims to allow offshore vessels to monitor and report impact on structures, as well as advising on engine performance and reliability.
NAVTOR has revealed that take up of Pay As You Sail (PAYS) ENC licensing among its customers has now surpassed 80 per cent of all subscribers, with the option having first been introduced by the company in 2012.
exactEarth has been selected by the Government of Ghana’s Fisheries Commission (a member of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Programme) to provide satellite AIS data services and a small vessel tracking system, as part of a 12-month contract that will be worth between $1 million and $2 million.
The Admiralty Information Overlay (AIO) from UKHO is now available for use on Danelec Marine’s DM800 G2 ECDIS, the companies report.
McMurdo has been awarded a US$3 million contract with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for the supply of to 16,000 FastFind 220 personal locator beacons (PLBs) over the next five years.
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