Jeppesen has entered into a partnership with maritime satellite communications company Navarino to create a new platform for chart data delivery via satellite.
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Accenture have announced the launch of OceanLink, a ‘smart ship’ system for the shipbuilding, shipping, and onshore-logistics sectors.
Marpoint has added a new crew welfare system with the launch of Evo News, a customised RSS package that delivers compressed news articles to vessels at sea.
Marorka and the Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute (SMDERI) have signed a cooperation agreement that will see the companies establish a product training and demonstration centre in Shanghai and work together to promote energy management and operational performance systems in the Chinese market.
Saab reports that it has been awarded separate contracts from the Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of the United States Coast Guard to upgrade the Great Lakes Pilot Management System to the latest version of Saab’s KleinPilot.
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has called on ship owners to upgrade to the latest ECDIS software standards ahead of the mandatory deadline, highlighting the benefits that the new updates can offer.
Oslo-based Xeneta, a provider of benchmarking and market intelligence systems for containerised ocean freight, is calling for the introduction of ‘commodity’ status for shipping containers, to help the market adjust to rock-bottom rates.
Kewill, a supply chain software provider, has teamed with shipping electronic marketplace INTTRA to deliver a freight forwarding software package to assist in compliance with the new SOLAS Container Weight Verification requirement, set to take effect on July 1.
Following the completion of a worldwide tender, Teekay Shipping has agreed a deal with ChartCo for the supply of digital and paper charts and publications, flag state documentation and onboard navigational management software to the company’s global fleet of more than 100 in-house managed vessels.
Weather data company MeteoGroup reports that it has developed its own new tidal currents model for integration into its SPOS Onboard and RouteGuard services.
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