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News and Views
New Strategic Partnership for Fremantle Shipbuilder
China Zhongwang Holding Limited has acquired a majority stake in Australian ship builder Silver Yachts of Henderson, Western Australia.
We Love Hearing About What Our Customers Do
One of the best things about working at Acutec Systems is our connection with the huge range of diverse and fascinating maritime projects our customers are involved with.
Maritime Mystery Solved - Investigator Locates & Films WWII Wreck
The wreck of a ship sunk by Japanese aircraft 74 years ago has finally been located, mapped and filmed by Australia's Marine National Facility ship RV Investigator operating in the Arafura Sea off the Northern Australian coast. The NT Government had requested the drive-by wreck search as the ship re-positioned between Australia's East and West coasts. According to CSIRO voyage ...
All Quiet in Rabaul
The last time I was here in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea commissioning a Sea Tel marine VSAT system, this beauty was erupting. It took us a bit longer than usual to figure out why we couldn't get the system on satellite.
See you in Monaco!
We are looking forward to catching up with customers, suppliers, partners and friends this week at the Monaco Yacht Show. And of course getting our hands and feet on some of the latest and greatest marine hardware on the planet. 125 super yachts will be on show with 580 exhibitors from every corner of the world. Including Australia of course! Highlights for us comms nerds in ...
Cruise Ships Provide Relief to Irma Victims
Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited have announced that they are cancelling or re-scheduling cruises in order to provide humanitarian assistance to victims of Hurricane Irma. Up to four vessels will be involved in providing supplies and transportation to affected areas including Saint Martin and South Florida. Majesty of the Seas is currently steaming towards Saint Thomas in the U ...
Shadow Comes to Sydney
We had the pleasure of working with Signature Marine on the newest addition to Sydney's charter fleet this week. Recently re-located from the Middle East, the 30m Nadara yacht Shadow is sleek, contemporary and well equipped both inside and out. Best of luck to the Owner and the team at Shadow Charters for their upcoming first season on the stunning New South Wales and Queenslan ...
Super Yacht Rules Relaxed for Great Barrier Reef
There has been a small but very welcome relaxing of the rules for super yachts visiting Australia's great Barrier Reef. National peak body Superyacht Australia announced this week that after many years of lobbying the federal government, their requests for better access to the iconic cruising grounds have finally enjoyed some success. New anchorages have been defined that will ...
Talisman Sabre Concludes Off Queensland Coast
Major exercises involving 21 ships, 33,000 troops and 200 aircraft from Australia and the USA have concluded this week off the Queensland coast. Operation Talisman Sabre is held biennially and is Australia's largest military training event. ...