Tag Archives: marine electronics

Voting opens for NMEA 2021 Product of Excellence Awards

Voting has begun for the National Marine Electronics Association’s (NMEA) coveted Product of Excellence Awards Program. Voting for the awards is limited to NMEA members and winners will be announced at the NMEA Marine Electronics Conference & Expo on Thursday evening, Sept. 23. This year the 2021 NMEA Marine Electronics Conference & Expo will be held in-person at the Orlando ...

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Raymarine, Emerson partner to deliver DockSense Control

Docking a boat – especially in wind and current – can be a stressful experience for even the most-experienced captains. The impacts of mishaps range from mildly embarrassing to extremely expensive. Raymarine understands that boating should be relaxing and fun. That’s why its engineers went to work nearly four years ago, developing and combining the technologies that could help remove ...

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Smartgyro expands US, European markets

Gyroscopic stabilization company Smartgyro has confirmed it will launch its expanded range of advanced SG units to the European and US markets at several key shows and exhibitions this year. The technology specialist has announced a busy schedule of events to raise awareness about the unique capabilities of the sophisticated Smartgyro units and strengthen its industry profile as part of ...

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Glomex partners with Midwest Outdoor Marketing

Glomex Americas announced it has signed rep group Midwest Outdoor Marketing to represent its line of connectivity devices throughout the Midwest. Justin Roem of GA Communications, which operates as Glomex Americas, made the announcement. Camdenton, Missouri-based Midwest Outdoor Marketing was founded in 1986. With additional regional offices in Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin, it serves a broad range of marine segments ...

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NMEA announces conference and expo schedule

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) is inviting all members and marine professionals to the annual international Marine Electronics Conference & Expo at the Orlando Doubletree Hotel at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL, Sept. 20–24. Registration is now open for the largest industry trade event focusing strictly on marine electronics. The week-long gathering includes manufacturer technical training sessions on Monday, ...

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Siren Marine partners with Hinckley Yachts

Siren Marine has announced a partnership with American boat builder Hinckley Yachts. The two companies will work together to connect owners with their boats using innovative, cloud-based technology – all while enabling timely service and maintenance activities that can prevent potential downtime. Combined with the advanced vessel monitoring, tracking and security features of Siren Marine’s Connected Boat system, the result ...

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Vesper launches sales rep contest

Vesper Marine announced its new “King (or Queen) of Cortex” promotion. Cortex is a revolution in marine VHF radios with touchscreen handsets, integrated AIS transponder and remote vessel monitoring. Between June 1 and August 31, 2021, sales representatives from authorized Vesper Marine resellers can enter to win a cash prize of $2,500 USD and receive a demonstration kit or point of ...

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Vesper appoints U.S. national channel manager

Vesper Frye

Vesper Marine, manufacturer of marine safety and communication products, announced that due to rapid growth in the vital North American market, Damien Frye, based out of Seattle, Washington, has been hired as U.S. National Channel Manager. "We are thrilled to welcome Damien to the Vesper Marine team as U.S. National Channel Manager,” said Jason Young, Vesper Marine, Global Sales Director. ...

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Ward’s Marine Electric celebrates 70 years

2021 marks the 70plus years of the founding of Ward’s Marine Electric (WME). Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, WME has been a cornerstone of the South Florida marine industry for generations. Founded in 1950, Ward’s Marine Electric is a family-owned business entering the third generation of its 70+ year history. An industry-leading marine electrical company based in Fort ...

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Navico appoints chief sustainability officer

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced the hiring of its first-ever chief sustainability officer this week as the company has made sustainability one of its core strategic pillars globally across its brands, products, operations and production. Tara Norton joins Navico as chief sustainability officer from French multinational Engie Impact, where she worked with its corporate and ...

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