Viking Version 2.1.15 – 8 November 2023


  • Embedded Sentinel Options – Cloud
    First steps of integrating our new cloud platform Sentinel directly into Viking. Enabling a Viking system to send live position and any status value needed to our online cloud platform.
  • Excavator Viewing Options Upgraded
    New and much faster rendering of excavator views, also new options for specifically selecting where the profile is drawn from.
  • Dredging Pipe Improved Graphics
    Dredging vessels, dredging parts and dredging machines are now drawn in a better and faster way on the screen, in both top view as side view. Also added more options for updating the matrix DTM while dredging with a suction tube.
  • Windows Shutdown Option
    Where Viking is used for machine control there is now an option for shutting down the PC or GeoDredge itself after exiting Viking.
  • Enhanced File Import Handling
    When importing data, an intelligent viewing option is available where current views are kept, or where the view jumps to the new data that is loaded.
  • Dredging Excavator Options Greatly Enhanced
    An excavator can now have up to six moving sections. Also added support for two hanging sections above the bucket, both fitted with a pitch and roll sensor.
  • OEM Versions Support
    Viking is now also supplied and available for 3rd party vendors with a custom OEM version with a specific function set.
  • Minor Fixes
    Extra checks when saving files. Lots of 3D rendering improvements. Singlebeam tweaking options. Support for Vegapulse level sensors. Upgrades to Obstacle Module.

Allison Equipment Appointed as CT Systems Dealer for the USA

We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Allison Equipment Group as a dealer and service provider for CT Systems in the United States of America. With a long history of servicing the maritime industry Allison Equipment Group is a perfect match for  CT Systems.

Allison Equipment Group will focus on providing sales and support for our Viking positioning software, and our Geo-Product range such as the GeoDredge, GeoSounder, GeoGNSS, and CT-Tide.

Please feel free to contact our newly appointed dealer for any questions you may have using the contact information below:

Allison Equipment Group, Inc.

11000 Richmond Ave., Suite 685
Houston, Texas 77042
United States of America

Tel: +1 713 524 4323
Fax: +1 713 524 7229


Viking Version 2.1.7 – 2 May 2023

  • Reporting & Printing Updates
    The printing function can now directly print charts, nav screens, and 3D positioning to high resolution PNG and PDF files. DXF live data export and printing also has upgraded features.
  • OpenStreetMap Rotation & Upgrades
    All nav screens can also show rotated views with Openstreetmap data, as was already with all other chart layers. Faster server fetching of online data with added redundancy.
  • Viking Networking Upgrades
    All objects, machines, and vessels operating in an online Viking Network will now also have their offsets available as live targets, enabling enhanced data sharing and logging features.
  • Point Modules Upgrades
    More automatic data values added to the Point Module logging feature.
  • Custom ASCII Character Communications
    Logging and live data communications can now also add custom ASCII data to any data string by using an escape character followed by an ASCII code.
  • Minor Fixes
    Upgraded DTM rendering. Multithreaded updates for all targets and status information. Latest compiler technologies incorporated.

Viking Version 2.1.5 – 9 February 2023

  • Multibeam Auto Ranging
    Automatic ranging according to live depth when working with multibeam sonar.
  • Improved Dredging View Interaction
    2D views can now be directly panned and zoomed using the mouse cursor or touch.
  • Upgraded 3D Rendering And Interaction
    Live 3D views now have direct mouse cursors and/or touch screen interaction. Many further improvements to 3D views and the 3D object editor.
  • Upgraded Coordinate Systems And Manager
    Post grid shift updates for Belgian coordinate system. Custom grid shifts selectable. Upgraded grid importer functions.
  • Point Module Interface Refinements
    New options to select full view or tabbed view, and options for vertical or horizontal views. Upgraded logging functions including more detailed coordinate system information.
  • New Run Line Generator
    Create custom runlines with the internal editor and manager.
  • Object Module Targets
    Custom complex objects now create their own targets which can be used for further logging, displaying or processing of live positioning data.
  • Bug Fixes
    Navionics rendering upgrades, improved speed of rotated views and text renderings.