The Canadian Coast Guard has adopted Iridium Certus connectivity with support from Iridium partner MetOcean Telematics.
Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has announced that a growing number of maritime bodies in Canada, ranging from Canadian Marine Training Institutes to the Canadian Coast Guard, are using its cloud-based simulation solutions as a vital part of their education and training programmes.
Radio Holland Canada reports that it has won two contracts to supply navigation and communications equipment to the Canadian Coast Guard.
A 38-year old Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker, the Pierre Radisson, is to gain a new lease of life with the installation of a range of new hardware and software systems by ABB, including a remote monitoring system that will allow shore based teams to directly diagnose problems on the vessel from shore.
German firm Guntermann & Drunck (G&D) announced that its KVM (keyboard, video and mouse) matrix switch had been chosen by the Canadian Coast Guard to equip icebreaker Griffon.
The Canadian Coast Guard reports that it is to upgrade twelve Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centres across the country with new technology to assist in the provision of communication and traffic services to mariners.
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