Crystal Cruises in the United States is implementing the Adonis crew management software system on its fleet of river cruise vessels.
Flat panel antenna company Kymeta has completed a series of performance tests during a week-long demonstration of the technology at the Monaco Yacht Show, ahead of pilot production of the antennas in December 2016 and commercial availability in Q2 of next year.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has signed a collaboration deal with Norway, covering a number of joint-work areas including operations and info-communications technology research and development.
Global Eagle Entertainment reports that it has signed a multi-year contract renewal for the provision of VSAT satellite communication services for SeaBird Exploration in Norway.
ABS has been awarded a research contract by the Maritime Security Center (MSC) – a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence, led by the Stevens Institute of Technology – for a two-year research programme focused on defining the future of cybersecurity for the maritime industry.
ClassNK has begun operational trials for a new ‘ClassNK e-Certificate’, a system to provide ships’ class certificates and statutory certificates issued on behalf of flag states in electronic format.
Korean heavy lift company TPI Megaline is to implement ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software on one of its vessels, the Mega Caravan, used to transport huge loads such as oil rigs and drill ships.
Norwegian company EVRY AS has announced the termination of its ‘MarineLink from EVRY’ eCommerce product. As a result, the management team at MarineLink has moved to set up a new company of their own to offer cloud based maritime procurement and related services, to be called Kinnetik Solutions.
Ship management company Synergy Marine Group has selected Q88’s voyage management solution, Q88VMS, to support the company’s commercial operations delivered through Synergy Marine Commercial Management.
Netherlands-based Port-IT has released the complete version of its IRIS cyber security package for the maritime industry, building upon the free basic Remote IRIS version of the e-mail scanning service that was announced in April of this year.
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