News and Views

It's exciting to be officially opening our new base in WA this week. We love Fremantle with its nautical heritage and ideal location, putting us that bit closer to our customers and suppliers in the West. As well as offshore, WA is bustling with activity in the cruise, government and commercial maritime sectors. If you are in town, please drop in and meet the team! ...

The world's fastest Aluminium yacht and the world's most decorated football player put in an appearance together at the Singapore Yacht show today. The event was captured by our Dominic Bond. Giggsy is tricky to spot on the helipad of the 77m long, Western Australia-built yacht Silver Fast. I'm sure Manchester United fans won't have any trouble picking him out though. ...

On several days of each year, interference from  the Sun completely wipes out satellite communications here on Earth. The  phenomenon is known as a sun outage and for those who rely on communications at sea, it can mean trouble. Almost all  communications satellites sit in space directly above the Equator. Unfortunately, on exactly two days a year, so does our sun. These dates ...

NT is a busy place these days! ...

A sunset pic for Valentines day from a member of our global field service team! Romantic? Perhaps not, but it's still a great view from high up on this cruise ship in Hong Kong harbour. ...

That feeling when you get off the ship and you've fixed the VSAT! — in Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia. ...

What does a ship comms technician do in their spare time? Go and look at ship comms technology obviously. Mark took this excellent 360 on USS Midway after his visit to a yacht in Mexico last week. ...

This was stormy the scene over the back of the tender for our technician as he went ashore from a yacht anchored off Ao Po Grand Marina, Phuket, Thailand this week. The visit to complete a PM on dual TVRO and dual VSAT systems. ...

Congratulations to our customer Beau Geste and all the team, for their 5th place finish yesterday in the Sydney Hobart! https://www.facebook.com/BeauGesteRacing/ ...

To all our friends, thank you for your support this year and from everyone at Acutec, we hope you have a very Happy Christmas!!! ...

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