Kongsberg Digital has launched a new cloud-based simulation service for maritime radar training. Used as an advanced eLearning tool, it enables instructors to manage and control exercises with realistic radar simulations to students, who now can practice and prepare for their exams anytime, anywhere and at their own pace.
Furuno introduces the first IMO-compliant X-band/S-band magnetron-free solution for commercial vessels with the new Solid-State X-band Radar, NXT series
FURUNO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (headquartered in Nishinomiya, Japan) presents, for the first time, a complete Magnetron-free Radar/Chart Radar Solution in both X-band and S-band configuration, with the introduction of new Solid-State X-band models: FAR- 2xx8-NXT Radar and FAR-3xx0-NXT Chart Radar.
Furuno NXT Solid-State Radars use electronic components to generate microwave pulse and therefore, require much less power than magnetron Radars. This technology does not wear out and does not require any particular maintenance, significantly reducing operating costs. Finally, there is no pre-heating making the startup time much faster than with a magnetron.
Product page (Chart Radar): https://www.furuno.com/en/merchant/chartradar/
Product page (Marine Radar): https://www.furuno.com/en/merchant/radar/FAR-22x8_23x8/
FURUNO has launched its NEW 800W IMO Solid-State device X-band Radar/Chart Radar and is offering a complete Magnetron-free Radar/Chart Radar Solution in both X-band and S-band with the addition of X-band models to the FAR-2xx8/3xx0 NXT Series from summer 2020.
Guidance Marine, a Wärtsilä company, has launched a new high-resolution radar to improve safety in ports. The RS24 radar is the world’s first commercially available K-band maritime radar.
JRC/Alphatron Marine has reintroduced the JMA-5200/5300Mk2 radar series following a two-year break.
Furuno has introduced its next-generation series of IMO-compliant Radars, the FAR22X8BB series available in 12kW or 25kW X-Band, 30kW S-Band, or 250W Solid State S-Band configurations.
Sperry Marine has unveiled SeaGuard, a high-resolution radar system to improve navigational awareness for operators of very large cruise ships.
Furuno’s complete navigation solution has been selected and installed on two new Lindblad and National Geographic cruise ships.
Satellite AIS data company exactEarth reports that its AIS payload onboard the Spanish radar satellite PAZ has completed its commissioning phase and is now fully operational, expanding the company’s capabilities to collect global vessel data from space.
The largest container vessel ever built in the United States, the Daniel K. Inouye, designed to deliver cargo between Hawaii and west coast continental US ports for ocean cargo transportation firm Matson Inc, has been delivered with a range of navigation and communication systems supplied by Furuno.
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