WESMAR Completes Sonar Install on Arctic Vessel

press release
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
164-foot arctic expedition ship M/V QUEST.

WESMAR Completes Navigation & Security Sonar Installation On Arctic Expedition Cruise Ship.

 

WESMAR, a US manufacturer of sonar systems, today announced they have completed the installation of their high-definition, long-range sonar on the 164-foot arctic expedition ship M/V QUEST.  Managed by International Shipping Partners, the QUEST joins a number of vessels that have already installed WESMAR’s advanced technology searchlight sonar for navigational capability and safety.

 

WESMAR’s new sonar system, which is designed for cruise ships and excursion vessels such as M/V QUEST, offers unmatched navigational and security aid, in both shallow and open water. With the ability to scan a full 360 degrees around the vessel as well as profile the bottom underneath the ship, the WESMAR sonar offers unparalleled protection. The system provides the ability to navigate safely into unfamiliar harbors and while cruising. Reefs, rocks, icebergs and other potential hazards such as lost shipping containers can be detected and avoided.

 

The M/V QUEST expedition vessel voyages to Scotland, Iceland, Greenland and islands in the north of Norway, home to polar bears, walruses and ever-changing ice formations. The journey into these Arctic islands begins by sailing out through the spectacular Ice Fjord and, with the installation of WESMAR’s sonar, M/V QUEST’s passengers can now enjoy nature’s beauty with added confidence and comfort as they cruise.

 

Maritime Reporter June 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

New Binding Law of The Sea Agreement Advanced

WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (Singapore, 9-11 November 2015) Will Enable Industry to Organize its Input to this Major New Ocean Treaty Development The U.N.

Oceans Can’t Take Any more: Researchers Fear Fundamental Change

Our oceans need an immediate and substantial reduction of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. If that doesn’t happen, we could see far-reaching and largely

Teekay LNG Partners Declares Distribution

Teekay GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. has declared a cash distribution of $0.70 per unit for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The cash distribution is payable on August 14,

Marine Equipment

New Binding Law of The Sea Agreement Advanced

WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (Singapore, 9-11 November 2015) Will Enable Industry to Organize its Input to this Major New Ocean Treaty Development The U.N.

Technip Samsung JV Wins 2 FLNG Project Contracts

The Browse project covers the realization and installation of three FLNG units to develop the Brecknock, Calliance and Torosa fields in the Browse Basin, 425 kilometers North of Broome,

Fjords Processing Bags Johan Sverdrup Contracts

Fjords Processing, headquartered in Norway (Fornebu), has won three contracts for the deliveries of process systems for the Johan Sverdrup development in the North Sea.

Maritime Safety

New Binding Law of The Sea Agreement Advanced

WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (Singapore, 9-11 November 2015) Will Enable Industry to Organize its Input to this Major New Ocean Treaty Development The U.N.

Ocean Safety, Richard Irvin Marine Safety Merger

Ocean Safety has today announced the merger with Richard Irvin Energy Solutions Marine Safety Division and their Aberdeen branch.   This merger follows the

EU NAVFOR Consults Somali Fisherman

Sailors from Operation Atalanta Warship ITS Libeccio speak to local fishermen about European Union’s efforts to deter Somali piracy   Sailors from Operation Atalanta

Arctic Operations

UK Navy’s Ice Patrol Ship Gets a New Coating

U.K. Royal Navy Ice Patrol Ship HMS Protector is deployed on operations for 330 days a year, mostly in the Antarctic region, making it essential that her underwater

Shell Steps Closer to Arctic Drilling

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the nonlethal, incidental, and unintentional take of small numbers of polar bears and Pacific walrus that result

US Issues Potential Setback to Shell's Arctic Drilling

The Obama administration issued a potential setback to Royal Dutch Shell's  Arctic oil exploration plans on Tuesday, telling the company that established wildlife

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Salvage Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.2551 sec (4 req/sec)