Notus Names “Best of Boats & Gear”

Every year, the largest commercial fisheries magazine in the USA, National Fisherman, makes a list of the best new technologies over the past year. Notus is proud to have two new technologies on this year’s list: Echo and Dredgemaster. Short excerpt’s from the original article are below.


National Fisherman excerpt: “A product that employs listening devices attached to the grate in a…

20 Year Notus System

Captain Simon McDowell of the FV Daroni in New Zealand has been using the same Notus system for almost 20 years. They use Catch Sensors to determine when to take back the trawl. On occasion, they even use their sensors to locate a lost trawl (due to the Notus Active Technology).

See an interview with Captain McDowell here compliments of…

New Dealers in France and USA

Over the last 25 years, Notus has recognized the importance of local support for its net monitoring systems.  Local installation and repair by trained/qualified dealers is key. With that in mind, we are proud to announce two new dealers: GCB Marine in the USA and Pochon Pro in…

Smallest Boat to Fit Notus

Smallest Boat Ever to Fit Notus

The smallest boat to install Notus is the 9.8 meter trawler Millie-G FH21 owned and operated by Paul Blewett of Camel Fish in Padstow.

Seafield Navigation, the Scottish distributor for Notus fitted the Trawlmaster. Fran West, owner of Seafield, comments: “The challenge with boats this size has been maintaining the balance in these small doors. Larger heavy…

Interview With Captain in New Zealand

The below video is a perfect example of how Notus can contribute to the overall fishing operation.  The video was created by Marintec, the Notus distributor in New Zealand.  This is mainly an interview with Captain Ant Smith of the FV Donna Maria out of Port Chalmers, New Zealand.  Many thanks to Captain Smith and Marintec for sharing their…

Tradeshows in 2017

See Notus at these shows in 2017
Commercial Marine Expo, Providence RI USA: March 15-16, 2017

Skipper Expo Int., Aberdeen, Scotland: May 26-27, 2017

Seafood Directions, Australia: Sept 27-29, 2017

DanFish International, Aalborg, Denmark, Oct 11-13, 2017

Itech Mer, L’orient, France: Oct 18-20, 2017

Pacific Marine Expo, Seattle WA USA: November…

New Notus Command Center

Some of the largest fisheries research organizations in the world use Notus sensors in their stock assessments and in trawl gear modification projects.  The Notus Command Center addresses the needs for portability, ease of access and ruggedness for these users.  This all-in-one Pelican encased unit includes: a command unit, ruggedized computer and touch screen display.

Connect AC power and a…

New Pair Trawl Software

Notus has released new pair trawl software available in Trawlmaster 3.3. Using Notus’s Active Wireless Technology, the alignment of the wing-ends is easily calculated.  The video is based on data from Spanish pair trawlers with over 2 km of main war…


The Dredgemaster is the world’s first wireless monitoring system for scallop dredges. The product was developed by Notus Electronics.

The CB Keane fishes out of New Jersey and is captained by Kirk Larson Jr. The steel vessel measures 78’ x 26’ and uses two scallop dredges towed.

A hydrophone communicates wirelessly to sensors on the dredge. The following information is seen in…

Controllable Trawl Door Milestone

Notus and Polar of Iceland have partnered to develop controllable trawl doors that are wirelessly controlled from the ship. A major milestone has been achieved in the project as controllable trawl doors were used in active fishing operations onboard an Icelandic trawler.

The doors are constructed from aerodynamic shaped wings. By moving the door wings, water flow can be changed which allows…

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