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NMEA RELEASES VERSION 1.000 OF ONENET® ETHERNET STANDARD

SEVERNA PARK, MD—The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has released its latest protocol, the NMEA OneNet® Standard, Version 1.000. This is an open industry standard based on Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) and the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Local Area Network.…

GOST Launches Streamlined Vessel Tracking Interface - Specter

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced its next generation vessel tracking interface – the GOST Specter. The intuitive website easily works on mobile and…

Furuno Dominates 2020 NMEA Product Of Excellence Awards

Camas, WA - On September 26th, Furuno wrapped up an unprecedented week of learning and dealer engagement during the 2020 NMEA Virtual Education Week by bringing home five NMEA Product of Excellence Awards - more than any other manufacturer. This…

M605 Wins Excellence Award Fourth Year in A Row

KIRKLAND, Wash. (September 2020) –– At this year’s virtual 2020 NMEA Marine Electronics Conference and Expo, the marine industry once again honored several top products and manufacturers. One of those top products was Icom's M605 VHF marine transceiver, for the fourth year in…

First Nordhavn 41 hulls en route to California

Dana Point, CA – (September 28, 2020) – Pacific Asian Enterprises, Inc. (PAE) announces the first two hulls of the new Nordhavn 41 have shipped from the factory and are currently en route to California. The boats left Istanbul on…

2020 Product of Excellence Awards

NMEA members selected the winners of the annual Product of Excellence Awards through an online voting process. Awards were given in 17 categories. Here are the 2020 recipients. Marine VHF-ICOM M605 Radar-Furuno DRS4DNXT Solid-State Doppler Satellite Communications Antenna-KVH TracPhone V3-HTS…

Harken Employees Acquire Harken

“Throughout the years, Olaf and I have been approached by lots of good people interested in acquiring our business. The way we decided was simple. We turned down every offer that didn’t present a brighter future for our people than…

America's Boating Club Announces In-Home Learning

Raleigh, N.C. – During these uncertain times, the United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® has provided a way for recreational boaters to make use of their time, while improving their skills for a safer and more enjoyable boating…

Coast Guard Foundation Activates Disaster Relief Grant Program

Stonington, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today the activation of its disaster relief grant program to assist Coast Guard members impacted…