Miami-based Accmar Equipment Co. recently obtained Underwriters Laboratories certification for its shore power equipment, the company announced. Accmar has been working for two years to obtain the certification. The UL mark means that Underwriters Laboratories has tested and evaluated the product and determined it meets its strict requirements, Accmar said. “Not many power pedestal manufacturers…more
Advances in marine electronics, including GPS and electronic charts, computer-aided design and gyro stabilizers, have transformed the on-the-water experience, making boating safer and more enjoyable.
Cobham, the British-based parent company of Sea-Tel Marine Satellites, donated a VSAT satellite communications system for the disaster relief agency Friend Ships Unlimited. The device will be used on the agency’s vessel Integrity and will be powered by Cobham Satcom Sea Tel antenna and Mobil Sat’s service. Integrity has previously completed two voyages to Haiti,…more
Boating Café has launched a Boating Suite app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Boating Suite allows users to record detailed logs of their boating trips and maintain logs for fuel, maintenance and expenses. It consists of six modules: Log Book, Fuel Log, Expense Log, Maintenance Log, To Do List and Shopping List. “A unique…more
Sovereign Tracking Systems released its Marine Check management system, which automatically monitors boats and yachts at dealerships and marinas. The system identifies in real time the movement of vessels at their location and provides this information instantly to financial institutions, insurance carriers and others. “Marine Check is a powerful tool for financial institutions, insurance carriers,…more
CWR Electronics is participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, to be held May 15-16. Team CWR will participate in memory of Rick Cohen, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in August 2009. To donate to the team, e-mail: TeamCWR@cwrelectronics.com. Bayville, N.J.-based CWR Electronics is a full-service distributor of marine, outdoor and…more
Cobham Satcom’s USAT 24, 60cm Marine Stabilized Antenna received a full accreditation FCC license, the company announced. Extensive on-satellite testing was done to ensure that the USAT 24 complies with FCC ESV regulations. The on-satellite testing was conducted on the Intelsat satellite network. Click here for the full release.
ZDecals launched an updated Web site, designed to provide visitors with a “high-quality virtual experience.” Users have access to a multitude of photos and videos with large viewing windows on the site. It contains more than 100 color combinations of full wraps to browse through, as well as more than 100 partial wraps and more…more
Satworx, a leading provider of satellite phone solutions, is providing a promotion for anglers and boaters who are often out of range of cell phone reception. Through Dec. 31, any boat owner or captain who signs a premium plan contract will receive one of three free Sailor FleetBroadband satellite phones, valued between $5,000 and $15,000.…more
Northrop Grumman Corp.’s Sperry Marine business unit is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its first marine radar. The company has sold more than 150,000 marine radar units around the world since the product first appeared in 1949 under the U.K.-based Decca Marine Group, which later became incorporated with Sperry Marine under the Northrop Grumman ownership.…more
Weems and Plath, manufacturer of nautical and weather instruments, recently launched a new Web site. The new site combines the company’s line of products with its newest division, Conant Custom Brass, and will allow visitors quick and easy access to both lines of nautical and weather instruments, product services, technical information on materials and a…more