Thuraya has added to its satellite phone range with the launch of a new dual mode, dual SIM phone, the XT-PRO DUAL.
The International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), an organisation promoting seafarer welfare, has launched a new website called SeafarerHelp to provide a free, confidential helpline service to seafarers and their families all over the world.
Globalstar is launching a new STINGR system, integrating the company’s STX3 simplex satellite transmitter with a GPS receiver and a dual band antenna, to create a unit for use in Internet of Things (IoT)-based solutions for remote sensing, tracking and monitoring of assets like ships and containers.
Kongsberg Maritime is to install a range of technology systems aboard Australian cruise line Scenic Cruises’ new ice class cruise ship, the 228-passenger, 168 metre long Scenic Eclipse, which is currently under construction at Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia ahead of expected delivery during 2018.
Rolls-Royce and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have announced a strategic partnership focusing on the design, testing and validation of first generation remote and autonomous ships, with the eventual aim of making such vessels a commercial reality.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has acquired RTAMO Ltd, a software consultancy based in Aberdeen in the UK, which provides data-driven maintenance optimisation systems designed to reduce costs for asset owners.
Seagull Maritime has collaborated with maritime incident response company MTI Network to produce onboard and online training content on social media awareness.
Satcom technology company Newtec has entered into a strategic partnership with the 54th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC54), with the aim of strengthening its position in China and across Asia.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has added another emulation product to its family of Radar Emulators, to cover the Furuno FAR21X7 radar.
KVH reports that it is introducing NEWSlink Live, a new digital content service for crews to allow them to receive a wider range of news, sports and entertainment content on their personal devices.
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