Category: The Trade

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Teledyne (Raymarine) Acquires ChartWorld International

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) (“Teledyne”) announced today that it has acquired ChartWorld International Limited and affiliates (“ChartWorld”). ChartWorld, headquartered in Cyprus, with additional locations in Hamburg, Singapore, Vancouver and Tokyo, is a leading provider of digital marine navigation hardware and software provided through an affordable subscription-based model…

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Avikus’ autonomous boat navigates, pilots, and docks itself

In a last-minute addition to my Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) schedule, I was invited to take a ride on Avikus autonomous boat. Boy, am I glad I did. Despite being a pre-production system, what I saw and experienced was the most polished example I’ve seen to date of assisted boating.

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Memorandum of Understanding signed by Raymarine and Avikus to explore world’s first autonomous leisure boat solution

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – AVIKUS, HD Hyundai’s autonomous navigation in-house startup and global marine electronics leader Raymarine, announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the 2022 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show....

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Airmar Technology Announces the Passing of Peter Braffitt

Airmar Technology Corporation (Airmar) is saddened to announce that its Vice President, Peter Braffitt, died suddenly on October 25 at his home in South Carolina. Stephen Boucher, founder, and CEO of Airmar Technology Corporation stated, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my colleague and friend. Peter has made an indelible mark on…

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Jury Announces Nominated Products for DAME Design Award 2022

METSTRADE is pleased to announce that 48 products from a total field of 104 entries spanning 14 countries have been nominated to enter the final rounds of judgement for the 31st edition of the DAME Design Award 2022. This year marked a welcome full return of an international jury of leading design and user experts to the DAME Design Award’s specially created assessment room at RAI Amsterdam. Following detailed pre-visit scrutiny of submitted entry information, the eight members of the Jury, chaired by renowned yacht designer Andre Hoek, gathered to spend two very intensive…

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IBEX Announces Winners Of The 2022 Innovation Awards

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the winners of the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). The judges selected ten Innovation Award winners and three honorable mentions from almost 70 entries submitted by exhibiting marine industry companies…

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NMEA Names 2022 Award Winners at Annual Conference & Expo

Twenty products garnered top honors in three separate award competitions at the 2022 NMEA Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, held this week in Anaheim, California. NMEA members cast their votes online in 18 categories for the Product of Excellence Awards while a panel of independent judges named winners in both the NMEA Technology Award and Best New Product contests…

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Navico Group Bolsters ACES Strategy with New Fathom e-Power System

Navico Group, the world’s leading supplier of integrated systems and products, announced today the launch of the new Fathom e-Power System, an integrated lithium-ion auxiliary power management system that delivers reliable power and unparalleled performance for the marine and RV sectors. The Fathom system offers advanced digital controls and monitoring of power consumption, delivering information on demand and providing complete control for the user…