A GPS rollover will occur in December 2020 which will affect the following Furuno products: Felcom 15. Units affected: Serial number before 3533-9371. Symptom: Actual communication is not affected but the date is not automatically updated and is incorrectly displayed in SSAS and VMS reports. Remedy: Software update and replacement of internal GPS module
A nice shellfish boat from Stonehaven, the Dalwhinnie was another project undertaken across the channel Gerry Smyth’s boatyard in Kilkeel, Co. Down. We provided a comprehensive navigation and acoustic package of equipment for the vessel. It was complete with our consistent efficiency and precision.
It is important to note that the existing tidal stream database being used with Easy/TurboWin has ceasd to function since the 1st of January, 2020. Customers who wish to continue using tidal streams will have to upgrade to the new v9 program with new database. The new tidal stream database will be functional for ten
MaxSea TimeZero Professional v4 has now been released. This now has a very powerful oceanographic display. In addition to the standard (free) weather downloads, it is now possible to subscribe to oceanographic data such as sea surface temperature, salinity, chlorophyll, phytoplankton, etc. The values of these can be ‘tuned’ to display suitable fishing areas. In
If you have an older Furuno GPS product, there is a possibility that it may behave erratically after the 17th March 2019. This is due to something called GPS week number rollover. If you experience problems with your GPS position after this date, go into the menu of your device and execute a cold start.
“If Carlsberg made Tunnel Sensors” – A screenshot from the new Serene showing two Marport Tunnel Sensors mounted on the trawl
After a few hectic months in Skagen its great to see the final product out fishing and settling down well. We supplied the complete bridge package to this latest new build and its great to see it looking well after a lot of hours on board.
Delighted to work again with Billy, John and Michael with their new project for a 19M crab boat. We will provide all required bridge electronics including the Vsat communications on this new state of the art crab boat. Delivery around end 2018.
Introducing the new FAR-22X8 and FAR-23X8 series radars from Furuno for commercial ships and large fishing boats. This is the latest type of approved radar series from Furuno with new, state of the art antenna design and innovative signal processing techniques. The radar series is designed to fit in above the very successful FAR-15×8 series