Weatherdock AG

Booth number 4N07

The 2003 founded German Weatherdock AG is a leading developer and producer of AIS based safety, tracking and navigation equipment for the shipping industry worldwide.

About us

Weatherdock AG develops and produces AIS-based safety equipment, tracking solutions and transceiver for an improved navigation for the maritime sector. The focus is on Tracking and Search and Rescue. In these fields, the company is a leading and worldwide accepted manufacturer.

The products are used worldwide in commercial shipping, in public authorities as well as in pleasure boating. Weatherdock AG is a global player with projects in more than 30 countries around the world.

Weatherdock AG is located in Nuremberg (Germany, Bavaria). All safety, tracking and navigation devices are developed there. The production also takes place at other locations, but only in Germany.

The company was founded in 2003 by the three board members as a private limited company. Weatherdock AG is still managed by the three company founders Alfred Kotouczek-Zeise (CEO), Jürgen Zimmermann (CTO) and Wolfgang Werner (CTO).

Weatherdock AG
Emmericher Str. 17
90411 Nürnberg

Phone: +49 911 376638-30
Fax: +49 911 376638-40
E-mail: Send message

Products and services

The product and service range of Weatherdock AG covers the three major topics Safety, Tracking and Navigation.

SAFETY - Our rescue transmitters are powerful, handy, self-floatable and they transmit the current GPS position after activation for the fastest possible rescue of overboard persons. Visibility on the high seas is important because: If you can’t see them, you can’t rescue them!

TRACKING - Our location transmitters enable the localization and monitoring of moving objects in a specific area using FM technology. The areas that should not be entered or left can be individually programmed into the devices. We develop tracking devices according to your specific requirements, please contact us.

NAVIGATION - Our transceivers take the speculation out of your navigation, increasing safety on board. Thanks to the incoming AIS signals, you can see what is in your environment and, at the same time, be aware of your surroundings due to the AIS signals that are sent out.
easyRESCUE-PRO (A040)

In an emergency, the rescue transmitters of the easyRESCUE-PRO product family send an AIS telegram and also a DSC distress signal with the current GPS position. The units have a transmission range of up to 10 nm, are fully self-floatable, send after automatic or manual activation over 24 hours and have a very handy size. In addition, the devices have a SOLAS approval. The new easyRESCUE-PRO3 also sends a 121.5 MHz signal in addition to AIS telegram and DSC distress signal.

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vmsTRACK-PRO (A193)

With the position transmitter vmsTRACK-PRO, ships and moving objects can be located and monitored in real time via FM technology. The small, portable device transmits the GPS position, curse and speed of the object to the base station over a given time interval via FM radio frequencies. The base station requires a tuned receiver unit. Weatherdock develops individual solutions, adapted to the respective requirements. Please contact us.

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easyTRX3 (A20000)

The AIS Class B transceiver easyTRX3 with SOTDMA technology has 5 watts of radiated transmission power and thus contributes to improving your navigation and increased safety on board. The device has a robust and waterproof housing. The standard version of the easyTRX3 contains a number of connectors, such as NMEA2000, NMEA0183 and USB, an integrated antenna splitter and an integrated 72-channel GNSS/GPS receiver. On request, the device can be extended by WiFi, LAN and DVB-T.

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