The Admiralty Information Overlay (AIO) from UKHO is now available for use on Danelec Marine’s DM800 G2 ECDIS, the companies report.
Baja Ferries has installed the Pinfabb_ECO smart stabiliser control software system aboard the Caribbean Fantasy RoRo/passenger ship, with the aim of optimising fuel performance and reducing emissions by minimising stabiliser drag.
McMurdo has been awarded a US$3 million contract with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for the supply of to 16,000 FastFind 220 personal locator beacons (PLBs) over the next five years.
BigOceanData and Alltek Technology Singapore have won a tender to supply AIS vessel monitoring services to a Singapore government organisation, with the system now already live.
V.Group has renewed its subscription to KVH Media Group’s daily NEWSlink service, supplying tailored news services to more than 500 vessels, including special editions covering the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Panasonic Avionics and Yahsat have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together in offering broadband services to mobility markets in the Middle East within the next three to five years.
Raytheon Anschütz reports that it has completed the supply of gyro compass systems to two 25,000 dwt polar class heavy transport vessels for operation north of 70° latitude.
Thuraya Telecommunications has signed an agreement with VNPT VinaPhone which will make Thuraya’s land and maritime handsets available to the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), the satellite operator’s first service agreement in Vietnam.
Intellian has launched Specialist Certification programme GVF 562N for seafarers working with its marine stabilised VSAT terminals, including an initial course in terminal operation.
A two-year R&D project called iSea has been announced by a consortium of companies in Denmark and Turkey, with the aim of improving efficiency in ship operations and safer navigation through the delivery of a set of Expert Decision Support Systems (EDSS) for vessels.
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