adds satphones to its roster
CWR Electronics is pleased to announce they have added a new product category, satellite telephones, to the lineup. With the addition of new communication brands, Inmarsat and Iridium, CWR will now provide their customers with the ability to stay in touch even when they are miles from anywhere.
“Satellite phones are a first for CWR,” said Brian Swanke, president of CWR Electronics. “Expanding our categories to
AWT wins Safety at Sea award
include these devices has provided even more solutions for our customers to stay in touch and stay safe.”
The Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro is designed to work in just about any conditions, such as rain and dust storms, searing heat to
sub-zero cold, tropical humidity or freezing fog. It provides up to eight hours talk time and up to 100 hours standby time. The
Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone is resistant to water, dust and shock, but still streamlined. It features enhanced SMS messaging,
email capability and integrated speakerphone.
Applied Weather Technology, Inc.’s (AWT) innovative fleet management system, GlobalView, has won the Systems cat- egory for the fifth annual Safety at Sea International Awards. AWT was also recognized as a finalist in the Security category.
“Enhancing the safety of crew, vessels and their cargo worldwide is foundational to our mission,” said Skip Vaccarello, president and CEO of AWT. “We are proud of what GlobalView can provide for our clients, and are honored that Safety at Sea International selected AWT for this award.”
Introduced in 2010 as the first fleet management system to provide critical maritime data within the visual presentation
of Google Earth technology, GlobalView was recognized by Safety at Sea as “a software system that has a direct and significant impact on improving safety of life at sea.” Among its many safety features, GlobalView helps fleet managers identify and
monitor pirate activity so they can minimize the risk of attacks. This includes such innovations as color-coded piracy locations,
current mothership locations as well as their trajectory, and integration of detailed NATO piracy data and war risk and embargo
areas as updated by the Joint War Committee of the IMO, all seamlessly incorporated into the GlobalView fleet management
GlobalView is the only fleet management system to provide alerts for severe motions and rogue waves, providing an extra
level of precaution and safety that can be taken by fleet managers. The system also shows areas to avoid that have the potential for rogue waves, which are constantly changing based on conditions at sea.
Poly-Planar launches new website
Marine audio equipment manufacturer Poly-Planar has launched a redesigned website, www.polyplanar.com. Fea- turing a full line of watertight audio systems for the marine marketplace, the new site provides online visitors with dramatic improvements in navigation, appearance, and accessibility, and is the ideal outlet for consumers seeking
cutting-edge marine-grade electronics.
The site boasts several new features, including:
• What's New, a one-stop landing page for the latest Poly-Planar products
• Online eCatalogs featuring Poly-Planar’s full line of marine and spa audio products
• Documentation, a simple user’s guide highlighted by full-line product details in easy-to-read PDF format
• Online dealer locator
• Online warranty registration
“Easy and fun to navigate, and updated to reflect our ever-changing lineup of award-winning audio systems,
polyplanar.com is the ultimate one-stop shop for boaters and spa owners alike,” said Bill Pieklik, director of sales & operations.