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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 …

Survey looks at yacht connectivity needs

In a survey produced by Inmarsat and The Superyacht Group, megayacht captains and crew reported increasing demand for satellite-delivered bandwidth and …

Furuno offers new multi-touch monitors

Furuno Electric Co., a marine electronics manufacturer based in Camas, Washington, has introduced “Hi-Brite” Multi Touch Marine Monitors for its NavNet …

Wärtsilä autodocking system tested on 272-foot ferry

Global marine and energy technology group Wärtsilä has successfully tested what it calls “a world first” installation of autodocking technology on a …

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Miami Yacht Show debuts downtown, returns to Island Gardens

Miami Yacht Show debuts downtown, returns to Island Gardens

Yacht captains, crew and the boating industry visit the 31st edition of the Miami Yacht Show at a new location, as well as a previous …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Preference sells; Carolina, Skylight listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Preference sells; Carolina, Skylight listed

Yachts sold M/Y Preference, a 119-foot (36.4m) Tansu built in 2011, sold by listing brokerage Thompson, Westwood and White. TWW broker …

Palma shipyard helps train students of new university nautical program

Palma shipyard helps train students of new university nautical program

STP Shipyard Palma recently teamed up with the University of the Balearic Islands to offer students of the university’s new Master in …

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