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BLU3 launches ‘world’s smallest’ dive system

BLU3, a subsidiary of Brownie’s Marine Group, has launched what it calls the next generation of diving on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. NEMO is a …

Furuno calls new VHF radio a marine ‘multi-tool’

The Furuno FM4800 is a new all-in-one marine VHF radiotelephone with built-in Class D DSC, GPS receiver, AIS receiver, and simplified loud hailer with …

Bell 525 passes heat test

The Bell 525 helicopter recently completed hot-weather testing in Yuma, Arizona, at temperatures up to 120 degrees F, as well as high altitude operations to …

Customize nautical charts online

A prototype version of NOAA Custom Chart, an online application to customize scale and size of nautical charts centered on a position of choice, is available …

Volvo Penta unveils self-docking system

Volvo Penta has unveiled a self-docking system expected to be launched in 2020. In a live demonstration at the Gothenburg, Sweden, stopover of the Volvo Ocean …

Intellian debuts 85cm VSAT antenna

Intellian, a Korea-based provider of satellite communications systems, is now offering an 85cm Ku- to Ka-band convertible maritime VSAT antenna. The v85NX is …

IMO approves new Inmarsat service

The International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee has approved Inmarsat’s new ‘Fleet Safety’ service to support the Global Maritime …

Inmarsat faces U.S., Chinese competition in maritime safety

Britain’s Inmarsat will lose its monopoly in maritime safety communications after the International Maritime Organization gave Iridium and China’s BeiDou …

New Nightfinder combines infrared searchlight, strobe and camera

The Carlisle & Finch Co., an Ohio-based marine searchlight manufacturer, has introduced a new lighting device using LED infrared night vision technology. …

New detection system targets threat of drones

U.K.-based marine security firm Martek Marine has launched a drone detection and defeat system that enables megayachts to detect and identify commercial drones …

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National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts rode through the Florida Everglades for National Marine Suppliers' 11th annual Poker Run on …

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem “I can’t believe that happened!” That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the …

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Co-founder of Microsoft and large yacht owner Paul Allen died yesterday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was well-known …

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to …