Seagull Maritime has launched a Training Analytics tool using automated prompts to help managers to benchmark training activity levels and prioritise follow up.
Inmarsat partner Singtel has completed one of Asia’s first commercial installations of Fleet Xpress, with “K” Line Ship Management Singapore’s 9,600 TEU container ship Houston Bridge implementing the system.
Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram has launched SkyLight, a new fleet performance monitoring service that collects data about a ship’s movements every five minutes to be sent via satellite to Eniram’s data centre.
Phasor has completed a successful demonstration of the transmission of live HD video over its flat panel, electronically steered antenna (ESA) system, connecting with the Intelsat 903 satellite from its test site in Essex, UK, as the company works towards full commercialisation of the technology.
The European Commission has granted €6.2 million in funding to the SHIPLYS (Ship Lifecycle Software Solutions) research project, a group of 12 maritime companies and research facilities from several European countries working to develop simulation and modelling tools to improve ship design and production.
Plans are underway in the UK to build a multi-million pound robot boat to mark the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower out of Plymouth, with a Crowdfunding initiative being launched by the team behind the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) to support its development.
Finland is throwing its weight behind the development of autonomous ships, with the country aiming to provide the world's first unmanned maritime products, services and ecosystem by 2025.
Cargotec is to begin restructuring at maritime software provider Interschalt, following its acquisition of the company earlier this year.
Shipmanagement company Thome has announced that it has begun a review of its cyber security protocols, in reaction to what it calls “the very real threat” of malicious cyber-attacks on the shipping industry.
Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to supply a range of integrated automation, navigation and dynamic positioning equipment to four new cruise ships, two under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, and two being built at Meyer Turku in Finland.
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