Tag Archives: C-MAP

Navico names new PR manager

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced today the hiring of Kim Rodriguez as its new PR Manager for the Americas, bringing the communications position in-house for the first time. Rodriguez has spent the past seven years at Pierson Grant, a South Florida-based communications agency, where she served most recently as Account Director leading several national ...

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Navico initiates sustainable packaging program

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands recently announced its renewed focus on becoming a more sustainable company, dedicated to preserving the joy of being on the water for current and future generations.  The first step was a transition to feature 100% recyclable and sustainable packaging in new product offerings. Additionally, last month the company announced its first-ever appointment ...

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Q&A with Navico’s Odin Sletten

Odin Sletten recently retired after 41 years of service with Navico, parent company of global brands like B&G, C-MAP, Lowrance and Simrad. Over his many years, Sletten contributed to some of Navico’s biggest developments and saw marine electronics change immensely. Boating Industry had the opportunity to ask Sletten about his time in the marine industry. Boating Industry: What first drew ...

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C-MAP launches new site for recreational boaters

C-MAP announced the launch of the new C-MAP website catered to recreational boaters. C-MAP said the new website, www.c-map.com, features content covering the entire C-MAP range, is optimized for mobile devices and delivers an enhanced user experience – making it easier for consumers to find the chart they need via new location, chart or device compatibility searches. Consumers who want to ...

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C-Map releases new North Carolina HD Chart

C-MAP announced the release of a new chart card in its series of digital fishing map card; Precision Contour HD – North Carolina. Precision HD cards feature highly detailed one-foot contours, high-resolution satellite imagery and C-MAP’s one-of-a-kind Custom Color Depth Shading, as well as fishing and navigational Points of Interest. The card is exclusive to chartplotters in the Navico portfolio ...

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Navico, C-MAP announce company merger

Navico – manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands – and C-MAP – a supplier of digital navigation products to recreational and commercial marine markets –  have merged, effective today. C-MAP serves boaters worldwide, providing cartography products and services for all types of leisure boaters, from fishermen and sailing enthusiasts to powerboat owners. ...

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C-MAP acquires I-Sea

C-MAP announced the acquisition of i-Sea AS, a technology and consulting company focused on the marine sector. Located in Oslo, Norway, i-Sea designs, develops and operates maritime solutions at scale. Based on in-house technology, i-Sea developed and launched Embark in 2015, a user-friendly, cross-platform application for the boating community. With more than 160,000 Embark users, i-Sea uses its scalable technology ...

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Sean Fernback to lead C-MAP

Global marine navigation technology company C-MAP announced that Sean Fernback has been selected as chief executive officer of Digital Marine Solutions Holding AS and the C-MAP Group. Fernback will focus on strengthening the product portfolio and developing and implementing the company’s strategic initiatives to further grow the Commercial and Recreational divisions of the business. Most recently, Fernback was CEO of ...

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C-MAP insight chart options now available

C-MAP announced its new series of map products for American boaters is now available for purchase. These new mapping products — C-MAP Insight Pro and C-MAP Lake Insight HD— are designed to combine the chart detail, content and graphical presentation of C-MAP cartography with exclusive chart data from GoFree Lake Insight charts. Boaters and anglers using these charts will also ...

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Digital Marine Solutions names new chairman

Digital Marine Solutions AS (DMS), the parent company of C-Map, announced Tuesday the appointment of Paul Østergaard as executive chairman. Østergaard began his career as an officer with the Danish Royal Guards and then spent five years with ship-owner J. Lauritzen in commercial and operational roles in Denmark and Brazil. He worked as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group ...

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