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Monday, November 20, 2017

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Raymarine Nav Displays Stream to Android Devices

Free RayView wireless video streaming app for new c-Series and e-Series available for Apple iOS and now Android devices. Raymarine announced the release of its Raymarine Viewer app, RayView, for Android tablets and Smartphones. The new app, available now in the Google Play Android store, joins the previously released RayView app for Apple iOS devices like iPhone and iPad. Taking advantage of the built-in Wi-Fi networking in its new c-Series and e-Series Multifunction Displays, the RayView app enables boaters to view the screen from their multifunction display right on their mobile device.

Raymarine Navigation Displays Now Stream to Android Devices

An Android Tablet group (Photo: Raymarine).

Nashua, N.H. – Raymarine announced the release of its Raymarine Viewer app, RayView, for Android tablets and Smartphones. The new app, available now in the Google Play Android store, joins the previously released RayView app for Apple iOS devices, like the iPhone and iPad. Taking advantage of the built-in Wi-Fi networking in its new c-Series and e-Series Multifunction Displays, the RayView app enables boaters to view the screen from their multifunction display right on their mobile device.

Transas' iSailor App Gets Android Debut

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Transas’ chart plotter and AIS Viewer navigation app iSailor, available to iOS device users since 2010, is now also available in an Android version. Described as an easy-to-use navigational system for amateur seafarers, Transas said iSailor is used by hundreds of thousands of sailors around the world. Intended for use on boats and yachts, the app presents navigation information, electronic charts and other content. iSailor for Android features the primary functions and options required for navigation included in the iOS version, and is powered by Transas iTX-97 marine vector charts.

Seapilot Unveils Navigation APP for Android Devices

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Seapilot, the recreational brand of True Heading NSA and leading manufacturer of recreational Automatic Identification System (AIS) solutions and app navigation, announced today the release of its award-winning Seapilot Navigation app for Android devices. Capitalizing on the huge success of the Seapilot Navigation app for Apple iOS, the new app is now downloadable for free on Google Play for Android-compatible smartphones and tablets. Designed to the highest of standards, the…

Transas’ iSailor for Android

Transas’ chart plotter and AIS Viewer navigation app iSailor, available to iOS device users since 2010, is now also available in an Android version. An easy-to-use navigational system for amateur seafarers, Transas said iSailor is used by hundreds of thousands around the world. Intended for use on boats and yachts, the app presents navigation information, electronic charts and other content. iSailor for Android features the primary functions and options required for navigation included in the iOS version, and is powered by Transas iTX-97 marine vector charts.

Speedcast Launches CrewReach

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Speedcast International Limited, provider of reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, announced the release of CrewReach, a new global prepaid mobile SIM card designed with crew members in mind. Powered by a Multi-IMSI global network, CrewReach provides cost-effective access to 4G and 3G data. “Weeks and months at sea without being connected to family and friends can lead to feelings of isolation and depression for the thousands of Commercial Maritime sailors who are responsible for the transportation of goods around the globe…

FUSION-Link Remote Control App. Launched

Android version of their popular FUSION-Link Remote Control App.

FUSION, a worldwide leader in marine audio, announced today the release of a new platform for its FUSION-Link Remote Control app. The app now allows for Bluetooth control of compatible FUSION marine entertainment systems directly from Android mobile devices. Designed for smartphones and tablets, once it is downloaded the FUSION-Link Remote Control app allows navigation, streaming and control of music sources and independent audio zones. Users are able to navigate albums, artists and playlists with the same ease as the FUSION stereo interface.

Fugawi Announces Android Support Via Pathaway

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Northport Systems Inc., creators of Fugawi X-Traverse, and Muskoka Tech Inc., developers of PathAway GPS navigational, mapping and tracking software for mobile smartphones and tablets, announced today greatly expanded chart support for Android mobile devices. With the latest version of PathAway for Android, users with a Fugawi X-Traverse Cloud Passport now have access to 82 different product offerings including the latest in marine charts, weather information, and topographic maps.

Hamburg Süd Launches Free App

Hamburg Süd has just released a free app for smartphones and tablets that is available for its customers to download. The Hamburg Süd app allows customers to access information about Track & Trace, timetables, offices and news wherever they may be. The new app was developed jointly by Hamburg Süd and the IT consultancy Capgemini. It is available for Android and iOS operating systems in both German and English, and can be downloaded to the operating device from the Google Play Store (Android) or from Apple iTunes (iOS).

BMT Launch CargoHandbook Mobile App

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International design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT Surveys, have launched a new app which will provide mobile access to its CargoHandbook database. The app is now available as a free download for both Android and iOS users in the App Store (iOS) and Play Store (Android). CargoHandbook is the world’s largest online database for cargo transportation in the marine industry. As a rich source of knowledge, BMT Surveys aims to provide and share information on cargo transportation with the market and help to reduce the number of cargo incidents and claims that occur.

Concordia Maritime Introduces Smartphone App

Concordia Maritime recently launched its own Smartphone App. Shareholders can access the latest share prices and trades, along with financial reports and annual reports. Other features include press releases, fleet information, business contacts and address book integration, and office locations and directions. “We always strive to make it easy for our stakeholders to follow us. We put a lot of effort into explaining what we do and how we do it. With our new App, we make it even easier to access the information,” says Göran Hermansson, CFO. To download the App free of charge, please visit iPhone App Store or Android marketplace. http://www.concordiamaritime.com/iphone http://www.concordiamaritime.com/android

Boat Navigation Android Free App by Jeppesen Released

Jeppesen expands reach of popular Plan2Nav Mobile App with new release for Android hand-held devices. Plan2Nav , the only mobile app designed exclusively for C-MAP by Jeppesen charts, is now available for Android mobile devices. Introduced last year for iPad and iPhone devices, Plan2Nav is a free app that puts the power of trip planning and navigation with C-MAP cartography at boaters’ fingertips. Plan2Nav is an ideal tool for voyage-planning tasks like mapping out a route, setting waypoints and measuring course and distance for each leg of the journey. Available through the Google Play Android Store, Plan2Nav includes a worldwide background map at no cost.

Raymarine’s New a-Series Multifunction Displays

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New a65/a67 WiFi versions support RayControl and RayRemote apps. Following the launch of the new a-Series multifunction displays (MFDs), Raymarine has taken steps to expand a-Series functionality further with the addition of two new versions of the a65 and a67 complete with built-in Wi-Fi. The compact a‐Series multifunction displays are already extremely versatile, offering boaters simple and quick access via Raymarine’s intuitive LightHouse user interface to navigation applications like GPS, sonar, radar and data.

Raymarine Debuts New MFDs with WiFi

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Following the launch of the a-Series multifunction displays (MFDs), Raymarine has expanded the a-Series line with the addition of two versions of the a65 and a67 complete with built-in Wi-Fi. The compact a‐Series multifunction displays offer access via Raymarine’s LightHouse user interface to navigation applications like GPS, sonar, radar and data. The expansion into Wi-Fi means that, as with Raymarine’s e‐Series and c-Series MFDs, new a-Series Wi-Fi owners will be able to use RayRemote and RayControl apps to control their a-Series Wi-Fi MFD directly from their smartphone or tablet.

Hazardous Area Safe Smartphone Launched by Gentay

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From Singapore, Gentay Pte Ltd announce the launch of what they claim to be the world’s first Intrinsically Safe Smartphone with ATEX/IECEx Zone 1/21 Approval. They explain that the INNOVATION 2 incorporates Android™ 4.2.1 Jellybean with all the familiar functionality that is in demand by users, including internet access compatibility with Microsoft Exchange, and access to the Android™ Play Store to download apps. The  product also includes a Dual SIM Card, is WiFi enabled, with a capacitive touchscreen and is Dust and Waterproof protected to IP68 standards.

Keppel Launches Mobile Website

Keppel Corporation launched a mobile-friendly website, www.kepcorp.com. The mobile website puts important company information at the fingertips of users on-the-go, offering streamlined content with seamless navigation at optimal loading speeds. Company announcements, live stock prices, video clips and other investor information are just taps away. Keppel Corporation’s mobile website is compatible with Apple and Android (e.g. Samsung & HTC) smartphones.  The company welcomes feedback on the mobile website at keppelgroup@kepcorp.com

ISS's Innovative Series of New Travel Apps for Cruise Industry

New innovative series for travel apps

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) the world’s leading maritime services provider, has launched an innovative series of travel apps for the cruise industry in Greece, covering the major ports and islands of Mykonos, Santorini, Kefalonia, Corfu and Syros. Further apps will also follow to cover the entire region. Originated by ISS Greece, one of the leading cruise specialists, the free new travel apps will provide a complete digital guide through the islands and ports of Greece, from attractions and activities…

New HTML5 Version of Insight Genesis

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Insight Genesis™,the custom map-generation tool for Lowrance, Simrad NS and B&G Zeus series chartplotters,announced today the latest update to its premium map-making service— Apple Mac and mobile device compatibility. Significantly expanding access to Insight Genesis, the service’s new HTML5 architecture creates exciting ways for boaters and anglers around the world to access and enjoy the map-making experience. The online serviceleverages the multi-platform capabilities of HTML5 to offer compatibility with Microsoft™ Windows®…

ISS Launches Online Relocations Service

Inchcape Shipping Services free online relocations quotations service

Inchcape Shipping Services has launched a free online relocations quotations service. Accessible through www.iss-worldwidemovers.com and via a new mobile application available to download free from both IOS and Android app stores, this new online service caters to the needs of the customer by allowing them to fully specify the requirements for their national or international move, and secure a fast, accurate and detailed quote. The mobile relocations app offers the customer the…

Transas Marine's New Version of FleetViewOnline

New version of Transas FleetViewOnline (FVO) Tracking service 3.10 is launched with a new AIS Tracking feature available for free. AIS Tracking feature in demo mode is available for free for Transas FVO users. As soon as your vessel appears in area covered by AISHUB service you can receive additional AIS DPRs generated by AIS installed on board. AIS and Satellite position reports may be integrated into one track or presented separately. With enabled AIS tracking option you might use FVO zone alarms much more effectively to warn your staff or to trigger ship agents activity in due time.

Cummins Launches SmartPhone App for Job Seekers

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Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) unveiled its first Smartphone application allowing job seeking candidates the ability to interact with 3D versions of its latest engine technologies and search for a new career with the company. “Our Smartphone app connects with candidates everywhere, anytime” said Richard Whitney, global recruiting brand leader. “We are actively hiring new talent and the app is perfect for job seekers both looking for a new career and conducting company research”. The…

CrewInspector.com Launches Mobile Software

Latvia based maritime crewing software provider, CrewInspector.com has released an online application specifically tailored for mobile phone and tablets enabling its customers to access its crew management database. Busy crew managers enjoy being absolutely independent in terms of accessing the crew database from anywhere they go. Since 2003 CrewInspector ship crew management system operates over the internet giving crew manning agents and ship crew management departments freedom for operational tasks while people are travelling, being on vacation or during the night at home.

PortVision Brings Advanced Marine Vessel-Tracking

Capabilities to Latest Full-Featured Smartphones. PortVision Vessel-Tracking Service, Terminal and Fleet Management Dashboards, and Other Capabilities Now Available in Platform Optimized for iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry Devices. PortVision, a provider of business intelligence solutions for the maritime industry, today announced that the company’s desktop Automatic Identification System (AIS) vessel-tracking service is now available in a mobile platform that has been optimized for today’s full-featured smartphones including BlackBerry, iPhone and Android devices.

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