Technology

KVH launches unlimited VSAT streaming service

Rhode Island-based KVH Industries has announced the November launch of KVH Elite, billed as a premium, unlimited VSAT streaming service delivering HD-quality, dedicated bandwidth to yachts in selected geographic regions. …

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Intellian to produce terminal for new Iridian satcom service

Global satellite communications company Iridium Communications has partnered with Intellian to manufacture maritime terminals for its specialty broadband service Iridium Certus.  Intellian’s C700 terminal is designed to provide the fastest…

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Getzner unveils vibration isolation for sensitive areas

Austria-based Getzner Werkstoffe recently presented a high-tech, polyurethane material for shipbuilding that reduces wear, noise and damage at METSTRADE, a marine equipment trade exhibition in Amsterdam. For years, Getzner has…

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3D-printed boat team to open boat builders conference

This year’s Maine Built Boats Global Outreach Conference will feature the team behind 3DIRIGO, reportedly the world’s largest 3D-printed boat, according to a press release from Maine Built Boats, the…

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Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

By Capt. Rocka Romcke I don’t think any engineer would disagree that to maximize engine performance, we need to give it clean fuel, clean air and clean oil. Years ago,…

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FarSounder expands field of view

Rhode Island-based FarSounder has increased its navigation sonars’ capabilities by broadening the field of view up to 120 degrees.  The company’s sonars currently provide users a 90-degree field of view…

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ACR launches crew-overboard LED strobe

ACR Electronics’ new SM-3 Automatic Buoy Marker Light is a high-intensity LED strobe that provides brighter light in all directions for clear marking of a man-overboard site, according to a…

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BGI offers ‘smart’ bilge pump control panel

Colorado-based Blue Guard Innovations has released a new advanced control panel that displays all the essential functions of a bilge pump system.  The “smart” panel, called BG-CP-A, is equipped with…

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Brownie’s debuts ’world’s smallest dive system’

BLU3 Inc., a subsidiary of Pompano Beach, Florida-based Brownie’s Marine Group, has launched Nemo, a diving system that the company says is “ultra-portable, air travel friendly, compact, affordable, and easy-to-use.” …

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Yanmar offers two new display units

Japanese diesel engine and equipment manufacturer Yanmar Marine International has two new multi-purpose engine switch and instrument display products: the YD42 Multi-Function Color Display and the YD25 LCD Switch Panel…

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