Tag Archives: marine electronics

Vesper appoints U.S. national channel manager

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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Carling Technologies names new sales manager

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Carling Technologies names Christian Redditt as the new Sales Manager, Marine Electronics. Redditt will be in charge of implementing and managing the sales activities and identify new market opportunities for the Maretron, OctoPlex and MPower brands in the United States. “Christian brings a wealth of experience to our marine electronics brands," Frank Emnett, Vice President, Software - Monitoring & Control Systems said in a ...

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Navico named preferred supplier by UMMA Boat Building Group

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands announced today it has been named the preferred marine electronics supplier for the United Marine Manufacturers Association (UMMA) boat building group. The UMMA is an association of 61 independent boat-builders who, while operating autonomously, have joined together to enhance their collective ability to address important industry issues which effect their survival ...

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FLIR Systems introduces Raymarine YachtSense

FLIR Systems, Inc. recently announced Raymarine YachtSense, an advanced digital control system affording total command and complete awareness of a vessel’s electrical systems. The manufacturer says the modular nature of the YachtSense system redefines the future of vessel automation for boat builders and technical installers. YachtSense offers scalable, customizable and failsafe marine automation through intuitive control of onboard systems via any ...

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Vesper Marine appoints new global sales director

Vesper Marine, manufacturer of marine safety and communication products, announced that Jason Young has been promoted to global sales director. After a period of rapid growth driven by award-winning product innovation, Vesper has promoted Young to continue expansion in vital markets around the world. "We are excited to announce the appointment of Jason Young to the role of Global Sales ...

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NMEA/RTCM conference moves to Anaheim for 2021

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) have agreed to hold their 2021 international convention together at the Anaheim Sheraton Park Hotel on Sept. 20 – 24, 2021. The exposition portion of the event will be held Sept. 21 and 22.  The combined 2021 NMEA/RTCM Conference & Expo will be the largest ...

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NMEA releases latest protocol, OneNet Standard

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has released its latest protocol, the NMEA OneNet Standard, Version 1.000. This is an open industry standard based on Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) and the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Local Area Network. The standard brings together years of committee efforts and is designed for standardized IP networking of marine electronic devices on and off ...

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Garmin named Manufacturer of the Year by NMEA

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Garmin International Inc. announced that it was named Manufacturer of the Year for the sixth consecutive year by members of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) at its annual business meeting and awards presentation held virtually on Sept. 26. The coveted Manufacturer of the Year honor is given to the most recognized company in the marine electronics industry for excellence ...

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