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Solar Technology For Improved Port Safety

An off-grid solar module manufacturer is expanding its commitment to the use of solar technology. In addition to panels for smart lighting solutions and traffic sensors, OPES Solutions is supplying integrated solar technology for maritime safety ladders made by the Danish manufacturer Port-Safety. “The LifeLadder is a good example of how solar power makes new

By |2020-05-15T13:37:16+01:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: News, Onboard Systems, Safety, Survival & Training|0 Comments

Manufacturers Raise Awareness On 406Day

Three beacon manufacturers have raised 406 MHz beacon awareness and offered important advice on the eighth annual 406Day. ACR Electronics, ARTEX, and Ocean Signal teamed up with supporters and aviation, outdoor, and boating safety partners on 6 April to highlight the benefits and responsibilities of owning an EPIRB (Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon), PLB (Personal Locator

By |2020-04-14T09:38:50+01:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: News, Safety, Survival & Training|0 Comments

Simulators For Marcom-A Training And Ecdis Type Specific Training

Since February 2020 JRC/Alphatron’s training department in Rotterdam has new VSTEP simulators available on which trainees can be trained while using the latest software. With these new simulators up and running, the company has announced the re-introduction of ECDIS Type Specific Training and Marcom-A training. The ECDIS Type Specific Training for both JRC and Wärtsilä

By |2020-03-27T14:24:15+00:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: News, Safety, Survival & Training|0 Comments

Virtual Reality In Maritime World.

It is strange that Virtual Reality, for years an essential instrument in the aeronautic world, hasn’t appeared in the maritime environment.  But this fact doesn’t mean that there aren’t company working on this subject.  The main examples are Videotel and Wilhelmsen both E-learning providers that in the last month started to test the VR technology,

By |2020-03-25T15:06:20+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: New Technologies, News, Survival & Training|0 Comments