The largest container vessel ever built in the United States, the Daniel K. Inouye, designed to deliver cargo between Hawaii and west coast continental US ports for ocean cargo transportation firm Matson Inc, has been delivered with a range of navigation and communication systems supplied by Furuno.
Danelec Marine has improved its ECDIS line with the inclusion of a universal radar overlay module that allows radar images to be superimposed on the electronic chart display, and a new conning display dashboard with the status of all navigational subsystems and sensors.
Fraunhofer FHR has announced a new project with FH Aachen and Raytheon Anschütz to develop a cost effective sea rescue radar to be used to locate individual persons or small boats over long distances.
JRC/Alphatron Marine has launched two new products for the bridge electronics market, introducing their ProLine packages, consisting of a range of navigation equipment, as well as a new ready-to-assemble version of its existing AlphaBridge integrated bridge system.
Radio Holland Netherlands has agreed a deal to supply a full package of navigation and communications equipment from Furuno to six vessels being built at Royal Bodewes in Hoogezand, the Netherlands.
Kongsberg Norcontrol reports that it has signed a framework agreement with the Norwegian Coastal Administration for delivery, operation and maintenance of radars for the nation’s maritime traffic service.
Radio Holland reports that it has agreed a deal to supply navigation and communication systems packages to six newbuild vessels being built for Dutch shipping company Wijnne Barends, based in Delfzijl.
Israel-based security company Naval Dome has reported the results of a series of penetration tests on maritime technology systems, including an ECDIS, which allowed its ethical hackers to directly impact on board systems.
Raytheon Anschütz reports that it has won a contract with VARD Holding for the supply of a Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS) to a research vessel under construction at Cochin Shipyard.
Maritime navigation technology companies Transas and Japan Radio Company (JRC) have announced a new strategic partnership that will see the two companies work together on research and development, product distribution and project collaboration.
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