Beier Radio

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Control Panel for Beier Radio’s newest product the IVCS4000 Series DPS.

Evolving with the tech since 1945

Beier Radio was established in 1945 as a family business in a garage workshop. In 1945, two-way radios were the most technologically advanced electronics on the market, hence the name Beier Radio. As the technology has evolved, so has the company, and although Beier Radio continues to sell and service radios, this is only a small part of its business today.

The company has remained on the cutting edge of technology, and today it manufactures, sells and services vessel control systems, steering systems, computer-based alarm and monitoring systems, cargo control systems, general alarm systems, thruster control systems and engine control systems. It also sells and service radars, external communication systems, interior communication systems and navigation systems, including ECDIS.

The vessels under construction today are complex, and Beier Radio’s engineering department works with the vessel owner, the shipyard and other vendors to provide system design support, installation support and system integration. Beier Radio also provide Class and Flag State required drawings and submittals; a hands-on approach designed to reduce installation times, increases system reliability and ensures the vessel performs as designed.

Beier Radio presented the new Beier IVCS 4000 DP System at the 2012 International Work Boat Show in New Orleans. The Beier IVCS 4000 DP System builds on the core principles of its predecessor, with the addition of new hardware, software and graphics. The system is designed to be extremely easy to use and maintain while providing the lowest cost of ownership.

The company has one of the largest service departments in the industry, with 24-hour remote and field service capabilities, and a large parts inventory strategically located along the central Gulf Coast.

The Beier Radio Training School is another way to serve its clients which includes a DP Operator Training curriculum accredited by the Nautical Institute of London. Certifications are offered in Induction and Advanced DP Operations, utilizing actual IVCS DP systems as simulators. Technical training helps customers maintain, troubleshoot and repair the most common problems experienced offshore. Beier Radio ECDIS Training is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2013. The company is building a new training facility in Gray, La., with completion scheduled in May 2013.

www.beierradio.com
 

(As published in the September 2013 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - www.marinelink.com)

  •  The Technical/Maintenance Training Simulator Room, which is used to train crews on trouble-shooting and maintenance.

    The Technical/Maintenance Training Simulator Room, which is used to train crews on trouble-shooting and maintenance.

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

GTT Wins DSME Order for 9 More Icebreaking LNGCs

Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), announced

Bollinger to Build 6 More FRCs for the USCG

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, Louisiana, announced the award of six additional USCG Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs). The U. S. Coast Guard

Wärtsilä to Divest its Shares in Two-stroke JV

Wärtsilä to divest its shares in QMD two-stroke joint venture Wärtsilä announced that it will divest its shares in the Qingdao Qiyao Wärtsilä MHI Linshan Marine Diesel Co.

Technology

GTT Wins DSME Order for 9 More Icebreaking LNGCs

Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), announced

Maritime NZ Oil Spill Response Review: Submissions

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says it invites submissions on its draft updated New Zealand Marine Oil Spill Response Strategy 2014 (the draft Strategy). The draft Strategy, (available at http://bit.

Jacksonville Adds PORTS Real-time Data System

Officials from NOAA, the Jacksonville Marine Transportation Exchange, and the Jacksonville Port Authority officially dedicated a new information system today

Navigation

More VDR Orders for Danelec in China

Danelec Marine has received orders to supply Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) for 18 offshore support vessels in China.

Panama Canal to Celebrate 100 Years

To commemorate its centennial, the Panama Canal will host a series of events August 14-15 in Panama City to highlight the impact of the waterway during the past century.

AIS Data for Emissions Reduction

With emissions reduction firmly on the industry’s agenda, studies show that carrying out ship emission calculations, based on AIS data, can offer significant benefits.

Marine Equipment

Volvo Penta Diesel Sterndrives for Metal Shark Patrol Boats

Metal Shark now offers Volvo Penta diesel sterndrives in its 29 Defiant patrol boats for customers requiring optimum performance, durability and maneuverability.

More VDR Orders for Danelec in China

Danelec Marine has received orders to supply Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) for 18 offshore support vessels in China.

MTU Powers Fleet of Inland Waterway Towboats

Industry-leading Ironmen diesel engines power four new builds and two repowers in Southern Towing’s inland waterway fleet MTU, the specialist for propulsion

Electronics

More VDR Orders for Danelec in China

Danelec Marine has received orders to supply Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) for 18 offshore support vessels in China.

Seafarers Beware – Social Media Ahead

Videotel, part of KVH Industries, Inc., has launched a new program, Social Media at Sea, addressing the unique dangers of inappropriate use of social media by shipboard

Hyundai Heavy Industries Develops HiCASS

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) announced today that it developed Hyundai Intelligent Collision Avoidance Support System (HiCASS) for the first time in

Communication

Seafarers Beware – Social Media Ahead

Videotel, part of KVH Industries, Inc., has launched a new program, Social Media at Sea, addressing the unique dangers of inappropriate use of social media by shipboard

General Dynamics Launches Morgan County NextGen-911

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has implemented a NextGen-911 emergency service solution for Morgan County, Ohio.

Matson to Release Q2 2014 Financial Results

Leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, Matson, Inc., informs it will release its financial results for the Second Quarter 2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014. President

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Port Authority Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.4528 sec (2 req/sec)