Industry & Company News

Icom’s M605 Wins Fifth Year in A Row

KIRKLAND, Wash. (September 2021) – At this year’s NMEA Product of Excellence Awards Banquet, Icom’s M605 was presented the Marine VHF of the Year award for the fifth year in a row, keeping our eight-year streak alive. The M506 previously received…

NMEA NAMES 2021 AWARD WINNERS AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO

•            NMEA Product of Excellence Awards presented in 18 categories •            NMEA Best New Product Award goes to Shadow-Caster’s Light Commander •            NMEA Technology Award goes to Furuno’s NavNet TZT16F •            NMEA Manufacturer of the Year—Garmin Twenty products garnered top…

IBEX 2021 Announces Schedule of Networking and Special Events

Tampa, FL – The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today that, during the 30th Anniversary Show to be held September 28-30, 2021, it will offer visitors a host of networking and special events for industry professionals to connect. Registration…

NMEA Releases NEW Version of 0400 Installation Standard

From the NMEA press release: The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has released an extensively updated and expanded version of the NMEA 0400 Installation Standard. This standard is the basis for the popular day-long NMEA Marine Electronics Installer training certification…

We're Back Live and In-Person: Registration Opens for IBEX 2021

Tampa, FL – The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today that registration is now open for the 30th Anniversary of IBEX, to be held September 28-30, 2021, in the Tampa Convention Center. North America’s largest trade event for…

Newport International Boat Show Announces 2021 Show Sponsors and Partners

Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today its distinguished line-up of sponsors for this year’s show. Offering visitors everything from product samples to on-site financing for boat purchases, the list of companies that…

NMEA Online & Virtual Installer Trainings: July 13-15

NMEA is happy to offer to the marine electronics world our installer certification classes this July 13-15.  These are 6-8 hour online instructor led installer certification training sessions. The delivery method for the training is GoToWebinar, where students view and…

Coast Guard Foundation Announces 2021 Spouse Grants

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 results of its investment in spouse education grants for 2021. This year, 177…

Newport International Boat Show Tickets Now On Sale

Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group announced today that tickets are now on sale for the 50th Newport International Boat Show. The event will take place September 16-19, 2021 at the Newport Yachting Center Marina in downtown Newport, Rhode Island.…

NMEA ANNOUNCES IN PERSON TRAINING EVENTS AT SELECT 2021 LOCATIONS

After a hiatus in 2020, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) is happy to once again offer in-person training events for beginner to advanced marine electronics installers. Three in-person training events will be held this year in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando,…

NMEA Online & Virtual Installer Trainings: May 18-20

NMEA is happy to offer to the marine electronics world our installer certification classes this May 18-20.  These are 6-8 hour online instructor led installer certification training sessions. The delivery method for the training is GoToWebinar, where students view and…

NMEA RELEASES VERSION 1.000 OF ONENET® ETHERNET STANDARD

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. The standard…

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.…