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Monday, June 4, 2012

Canadian Coast Guard To Modernize Marine Communications and Traffic Services

The Canadian Coast Guard has announced a plan to modernizing twelve Marine Communications and Traffic Centres across the country with state-of-the-art

June 4, 2012
Total Views: 166

Thursday, May 24, 2012
FleetBroadband Multi-voice INMARSAT

FleetBroadband Multi-voice – INMARSAT Merges VOIP And Data

Inmarsat has announced a new capability that will allow up to nine simultaneous telephone calls to be made through a single FleetBroadband terminal.

May 24, 2012
Total Views: 51

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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Larger, Deeper, and More Efficient – Offshore Technology Centers Provide Solutions to Shipbuilding Challenges

By Neville Smith Asian shipyards are moving into added value offshore fabrication and construction and ABS is aiding the transition through the work of its

May 22, 2012
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Office of Naval Research

Got a Pirate Problem? There’s Soon An App For That

The Department of Defense will begin funding an Office of Naval Research (ONR)- sponsored project aimed at developing Web applications to help multinational

May 15, 2012
Total Views: 24

Saturday, April 28, 2012
MONALISA Cruise Ship Tracking

Tracking Cruise Ships – Carnival Signs Up For Monalisa

Carnival Corporation announced this week that it has joined the MONALISA project. Led by The Swedish Maritime Administration, MONALISA aims to continuously

April 28, 2012
Total Views: 54

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Panbo Reviews Simrad 4G Radar

Panbo Reviews Simrad 4G Radar

The excellent marine electronics blog Panbo has reviewed Simrad’s new 4G broadband radar. They write: In my view, 4G truly is a significant upgrade from

April 26, 2012
Total Views: 91


Keeping Bridge Windows Fog Free – MIT Has A Solution

One of the first things I do after reporting for my first bridge watch after crew change is to make sure the bridge windows have a nice layer of

April 26, 2012
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Best Boating Radar For Professionals

What happens when the radar stops rotating? In the case of new radar technology the answer is better picture quality and navigation. Simrad, Raymarine and

April 24, 2012
Total Views: 340

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Shen Neng 1 oil spill

BNWAS – Can The Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System Prevent Fatigue?

On April 3rdh, 2011, bulkcarrier “Shen Neng 1” hit a coral reef off the Australian west coast. In its final report on the grounding the

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 301

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
EAS Galileo Sat System

Return Of The Space Race? Yes, But Less Exciting

For nearly three decades GPS has been the primary navigation method for ships. Other systems have been attempted but either failed to launch or, like the

March 20, 2012
Total Views: 1

Friday, March 16, 2012
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Is Iron Mike The Solution To Ship Efficiency?

New technology solutions set on improving ship efficiency and lower greenhouse gas emissions appear in the inbox of gCaptain editors every week but many of

March 16, 2012
Total Views: 445

Sunday, March 4, 2012
Press Releases

Furuno’s NavNet TZtouch Comes To The Ipad

FURUNO  is once again setting a new benchmark for innovation in integrated marine electronics, with the introduction of NavNet TZtouch™. This new

March 4, 2012
Total Views: 94

Padgrip Magnetic Ipad Mount

Magnetic iPad Mount – Perfect For Ship Bulkheads

gCaptain knows there are tons of die-hard iPad users on ships, however up until now you have had really only two options to mount your iPad to the wheelhouse,

March 4, 2012
Total Views: 119

Friday, March 2, 2012
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Man Overboard – Are AIS SARTS the Best MOB Devices?

Fire, sinking, and even collisions can turn an ordinary day at sea into a flutter of activity and worry, but nothing provokes the immediate and raw emotions as

March 2, 2012
Total Views: 1564

Friday, February 10, 2012
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The Future of Remote Monitoring of Marine Engines

– by Jaime Tetrault, Director – Marine Product Support, CAT Marine There are limitations in the amount of data that a human can process in a

February 10, 2012
Total Views: 123

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
406 EPIRBS are Digital, Right?

406 EPIRBS are Digital, Right?

A little, Sort Of. Back on February 1st 2009, though boat owners and ship riders didn’t hear it, there were celebrations all over the rescue world as the

February 8, 2012
Total Views: 108

Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Part 1: How to Design a More Efficient Ship

Part 1: How to Design a More Efficient Ship

Wärtsilä put together a presentation recently that evaluated a number of new technologies and design concepts aimed at cutting operating costs, while at the

January 4, 2012
Total Views: 2946

Thursday, December 29, 2011
Pieter Schelte, Offshore Supercat – The World’s Largest Catamaran
Engineering News

Pieter Schelte, Offshore Supercat – The World’s Largest Catamaran

In 2011, Allseas announced that they had awarded Daewoo Shipbuilding a 1.3Bn Euro contract for the construction of a massive catamaran designed for

December 29, 2011
Total Views: 474

Monday, November 28, 2011

Ship Arrestor – Dropping Giant Sea-Anchors Via Helicopter To Assist Salvors

The ShipArrestor, chosen from among 1200 projects funded by the European Union, defends coastlines against environmental damage when a drifting oil tanker runs

November 28, 2011
Total Views: 128

Monday, October 17, 2011 Cloud Service

NMEA 2011 Award Winners & Technology for Tomorrow’s Bridge Systems

With the release of the new Apple iPhone comes features like new high definition cameras, dual-core processors and Siri, a voice-based personal assistant. Each

October 17, 2011
Total Views: 9


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