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Last Updated: 2013-03-12

CNS Systems

Company information

Legal Name:   International Communications and Navigation Limited
Operating Name:   CNS Systems
Mailing Address
201-1118 Topsail Rd
MOUNT PEARL, Newfoundland and Labrador
A1N 5E7
Location Address
201-1118 Topsail Rd
MOUNT PEARL, Newfoundland and Labrador
A1N 5E7
Telephone: (709) 754-0400
Fax: (709) 754-0419
Website URL: 

Contact information

Joel Box
  Title:   Director, Marketing & Sales Americas
  Area of Responsibility:   Domestic Sales & Marketing
  Telephone:   (256) 489-0182
  Fax:   (866) 780-4226


Company description

Based in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, CNS Systems develops, sells, and implements systems for Communication, Navigation and Surveillance for both the aviation and maritime market. The expertise and capability of CNS Systems covers a wide range of solutions from the delivery of complete system solutions to unit level solutions. The maritime solution includes complete systems for shore based, ship borne and airborne operation and the aviation offer includes communication and applications for air traffic management, airport and helicopter operation. The systems are based on and fully compliant with and certified to, the international standards AIS for the marine and VDL Mode 4 for the aviation market.  
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1996
Exporting: Yes  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 541510 - Computer Systems Design and Related Services
Alternate Industries (NAICS): 334511 - Navigational and Guidance Instruments Manufacturing
541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
Primary Business Activity: Services  


Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: Automatic Identification Systems (AIS)
Product Name: Electronic Charting Systems
ICAN's electronic charting system (ECS design based on IEC 61174
ECDIS operational and performance standards) software products
offers multiple data format capability, and offer the
professional mariner flexibility, ease of use, and stability of

Service Name: Ocean Technologies
Service Name: Transportation Software
FSC Code: 2090-Miscellaneous Ship and Marine Equipment


Market profile


  • Financial
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Technology

Industry sector market interests:

  • Fishery
  • Transportation
  • Defence

Geographic markets:

Export experience:
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • United States
  • Alaska
  • New York
Actively pursuing:
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Belize
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Finland
  • France
  • Greenland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Liberia
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • Viet Nam
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas


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