Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Emerging Markets Communications (EMC), a provider of communications services to maritime and other mobility markets.
Ship Data Center, a wholly owned subsidiary set up by ClassNK, has officially commenced operations at its Big Data centre, ShipDC.
Space-based AIS company exactEarth reports that it has won a new contract with the Government of Canada for the provision of AIS maritime data services.
Netwave reports that it has completed the installation of a new VDR for charitable organisation Mercy Ships, which provides free live-saving surgeries in areas with restricted access to medical care by using hospital ships to sail into the harbours of remote countries.
Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) has announced that Helikon Shipping Enterprises, a London-based bulk carrier operator, has expanded its use of the GNS Voyager software system to its entire fleet, to be used for route planning and optimisation.
EMC reports that it has entered a long-term strategic agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to provide satellite internet and entertainment services to the passenger vessel operator, mixed with additional shore-based connectivity services.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has released new control software for its line of radar simulation products, with the Maritime Simulation Tool (MaST) replacing the company’s Enhanced Graphical User Interface (GUI2).
ESI Group, a virtual prototyping and testing software developer, is working with shipbuilding software company Sener to integrate the IC.IDO virtual reality system with Sener’s FORAN application.
Dryad Maritime has released WxConnect, a new managed weather forecasting service for ships, delivered in digital format to support passage planning.
Logimatic has announced that it is expanding the vessel reporting system and dynamic dashboards within its Sertica software package, to provide an improved level of visual presentation of shipboard data and move towards offering what it calls a ‘3D’ vessel performance management service.
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