Tag Archives: marine electronics

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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Carling Technologies names new sales manager

Christian Redditt headshot

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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