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ITC Judge determines Garmin violated cease and desist orders

ITC Judge determines Garmin violated cease and desist orders

Egersund, Norway – Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G® brands – announced today that an Enforcement Initial Determination (EID) filed by an International Trade Commission (ITC) Administrative Law Judge on May 25, 2017 finds that Garmin (NASDAQ:GRMN) violated the cease-and-desist orders issued in 2015 regarding the importation and sale of products featuring DownVü™ scanning sonar technology. The Judge recommends a $37 million fine for violating the ITC orders. […]

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Simrad launches NAIS 500 CLASS‐B AIS

Simrad launches NAIS 500 CLASS‐B AIS

Compact Low Power Transponder Vital for Collision Avoidance Egersund, Norway – Announcing a fully integrated, Class-B Automatic Identification System (AIS) transponder – the Simrad NAIS 500. Essential for navigating busy shipping lanes and congested ports, the NAIS 500 — which includes a dedicated GPS-500 receiver — is compact in size, lightweight and fully waterproof. It offers low power draw and features multiple connections for networking with any NSS, NSO or GO series chartplotter/multifunction display and Simrad RS VHF systems. Meeting […]

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Lowrance launches NAIS 500 CLASS-B AIS

Lowrance launches NAIS 500 CLASS-B AIS

Compact Low Power Transponder Vital for Collision Avoidance Tulsa, Okla. – Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today, a fully integrated, Class-B Automatic Identification System (AIS) transponder – the Lowrance NAIS 500. Essential for navigating busy waterways and congested ports, the NAIS 500 — which includes a dedicated GPS-500 receiver — is compact in size, lightweight and fully waterproof. It offers low power draw and features multiple connections for networking with any HDS Carbon and HDS Gen3 series […]

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B&G Launches NAIS 500 Class‐B AIS

B&G Launches NAIS 500 Class‐B AIS

Compact Low Power Transponder Vital for Collision Avoidance Chandler’s Ford, UK – B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, is pleased to announce today, a fully integrated, Class-B Automatic Identification System (AIS) transponder – the B&G NAIS 500. Essential for navigating busy shipping lanes and congested ports, the NAIS 500 — which includes a dedicated GPS-500 receiver — is compact in size, lightweight and fully waterproof. It offers low power draw and features multiple connections for networking with […]

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Dedicated Simrad 9” and 16” radar display for the commercial market

Dedicated Simrad 9” and 16” radar display for the commercial market

Announcing today the new Simrad® R2009 and R3016 Radar control units, two dedicated radar displays for use with Simrad’s award winning radar antenna solutions. The Simrad R2009 Radar control features a 9”portrait display.  The Simrad R3016 boasts a 16” wide-screen display.  Both systems utilise an intuitive control interface with the latest generation of digital tuning to allow for optimal situational awareness in the most adverse conditions.  Outstanding target resolutions are achieved using beam sharpening technology when paired with the Simrad […]

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Simrad 9″ & 16″ Fishfinder For the Commercial Fishing Market

Simrad 9" & 16" Fishfinder For the Commercial Fishing Market

Announcing the new Simrad® S2009 and S2016 Fishfinder systems featuring Simrad CHIRP technology for precise echo sounding detail. These “stand alone” Fishfinder systems are designed to be used as dedicated displays or in conjunction with a Simrad navigation network. Compatible with a wide range of transducer options, and offering flexible frequency selections, adjustable ping speeds, outstanding depth penetration and vertical heave adjustment. The Simrad S2009 and S2016 are built to meet the tough working environment of fishing vessels with both […]

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New Simrad ECDIS One Subscription Service

New Simrad ECDIS One Subscription Service

Helpings ship and fleet owners to meet SOLAS compliance while managing complete ECDIS running costs with a simple monthly fee from as little as US $25 per day. Egersund, Norway –The launch of the new Simrad ECDIS ONE Subscription Service helps ship and fleet owners meet updated ECDIS carriage mandates with a flexible, cost-controlled solution. The new one-stop-shop solution includes requirements scoping, planning consultancy, ECDIS hardware, system commissioning, a full digital services package, access to Navico’s global support and service […]

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Navico Hawks Cay Event Video

Navico Hawks Cay Event Video

Check out the introductory video used at the Navico Hawks Cay event held January 31 – February 4 in Duck Key, Florida

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ITC Bolsters Ban On Garmin® DownVü™ Products

ITC Bolsters Ban On Garmin® DownVü™ Products

Commission Confirms that the Limited Exclusion Order Covers Garmin DownVü™ Products as well as Head Units and Transducers to Be Sold Together Egersund, Norway – Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and GoFree® brands – announced today that on August 18, 2016 the International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled yet again that Garmin DownVü™ scanning sonar products may not be imported into the United States because they violate Navico’s patents for DownScan Imaging™ technology. This latest ruling confirms that Garmin (NASDAQ:GRMN) has been improperly circumventing the ITC’s December 2015 exclusion order. The ITC issued a modified […]

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Navico To Get New Owners To Support Further Growth

Navico To Get New Owners To Support Further Growth

Navico Holding AS (Navico) is to be Acquired by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Altor Fund IV Navico – a leading provider of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and GoFree® brands – announced today that Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Altor Fund IV have partnered and signed an agreement to acquire Navico from the Altor 2003 Fund. Navico is an innovative force within the recreational and commercial marine electronics market and has a […]

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