As Seen in Waterways Today Product Spotlight:

1. Caterpillar Marine Power Systems GPlink 
Caterpillar Marine Power Systems, Hamburg, Germany, has announced the availability of GPlink, a satellite/cellular based tracking, monitoring and notification system for Cat-powered yachts and vessels. GPlink is designed to protect vessels by monitoring engine operating parameters and engine diagnostic codes. Features include:

  • Designed to provide immediate notification via email, SMS (short message service) and phone for any alarm or event

  • Provides global vessel coverage

  • Geo-Fence, which allows vessel operators to set up precise boundaries within which the boat should be operating or docked

  • Reports and monthly updates provide information on maintenance, alarms received, engine diagnostics and other updates from the vessel manufacturer

  • Supported by trained Caterpillar technical experts in the GPlink call center