Transas to Integrate FarSounder 3D Sonars into Navi-Sailor 4000 MFD Series

WARWICK, RI- FarSounder and Transas Group announce a partnership to integrate FarSounder’s navigation sonar systems into the Transas Navi-Sailor 4000 Multifunction Display series. This integration will enable the FarSounder-500 and FarSounder-1000 sonars to be controlled directly from the Transas software with the FarSounder navigation data displayed on top of the ECDIS/ECS chart. Additionally, presentation of a 3D picture from FarSounder will be displayed in the Navi-Conning and special Navi-Sailor panel.

Tradition of Innovation

The integrated systems continue the tradition of innovation that both FarSounder and Transas customers have come to expect. The unique forward-looking capabilities of FarSounder’s navigation products will add a new level of situational awareness to Transas’s sophisticated charting products.

We are pleased and excited to work with Transas, a market leading ECDIS manufacturer. Our companies are both focused on increasing marine safety by offering our customers an advanced level of decision support and marine environment awareness.” expressed Cheryl M. Zimmerman, FarSounder’s CEO.

“Both company’s engineering teams are on the cutting edge of their respective technologies,” she continued. “And this integrated solution will serve an expanded base of commercial and yacht customers who recognize the important safety role that 3D Forward Looking Sonar is having on 21st century navigation.”

“It’s a very ambitious project for Transas that will bring essential benefits to our customers, such as advanced safety and expanded navigation capabilities”, says Evgeny Karizhenskij, Product Development Director, Transas Technologies.

About FarSounder

FarSounder, Inc. ( is a U.S. based high technology marine electronics manufacturer specializing in underwater acoustics. With unique patented technology, the company has a global customer base of commercial, government and private sector users. The company is the recognized leader in real time 3D sonar systems and has been selling its flagship navigation and obstacle avoidance systems since 2004. FarSounder has recently expanded its product line with its Ship Protection System following years of R&D and U.S. government funded research. The FarSounder FS-SPS Ship Protection System is for those owner/operators who demand the best solutions for assuring the safety of their passengers and crew. The system provides detection, classification and alarms of underwater threats. Portside, platform and shore based systems are also available for waterfront security.

About Transas

Transas is a world-leading developer and supplier of a wide range of software, integrated solutions and hardware technologies for the marine industry, including both onboard and shore-based applications. Transas offers technologically advanced solutions for Maritime security services, Shipping companies and ship operators, Naval and Coast Guard organisations, Training and educational centers, Port and harbor administrations, Governmental, municipal and local authorities and administrations, Environmental services and institutions, as well as OEM partners. For more information please visit

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