High speed cat fits JRC high speed solid state S-band

JULY 13, 2016 — JRC reports that the world’s first, smallest and IMO compliant solid state S-band radar with 8-ft antenna and high speed rotation has been installed on the high speed

ICS issues new edition of Bridge Procedures Guide

MARCH 1, 2016 — The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a new edition of the ICS Bridge Procedures Guide, a guidance on best practice for safe navigation that is used

DNV GL certifies first ECDIS to meet new standards

FEBRUARY 2, 2016 – All vessels must have ECDIS meeting new IHO and IEC standards by a deadline currently set as September of this. The new generation of the Transas ECDIS is

New Transas CEO plans to “shake up the market”

JANUARY 26, 2016 — Frank Coles, the new CEO of Transas, has set out his vision for the future of global maritime technology for the first time since his appointment in late

USCG issues safety alert on GPS disruptions

JANUARY 19, 2016 — In an incident last summer, vessels outbound from a non-U.S. port suddenly lost GPS reception, affecting their surface search radar, gyro units and ECDIS systems. Today the U.S.

Many tankers set to miss looming ECDIS deadline

JUNE 11, 2015 — SOLAS regulations on the mandatory carriage of ECDIS for all tankers of 3,000 gt or more come into force on July 1, 2015. Of the 8,750 plus tankers

Raytheon Anschütz expands U.S. operations

MAY 29, 2015 — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has launched a new subsidiary, Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC. Located in San Diego, CA, the new company reinforces customer care and support for Raytheon

Maersk Line picks Sperry for 80 ship upgrades

APRIL 27, 2015 — Maersk Line has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine business unit to upgrade radar and ECDIS systems on more than 80 of its vessels. The upgrade

Transas to install ECDIS on over 100 Maersk Line vessels

MARCH 30, 2015 — Transas Marine has received a contract from Maersk Line for ECDIS implementation on more than 100 vessels. Each ship’s existing system will be upgraded to the latest version

Singapore moves to improve navigational safety

MAY 30, 2014 — Investigations by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore showed that human error and poor judgement of the situation was the main cause of three collision incidents resulting