Global Eagle Entertainment has signed a multi-year strategic partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) to provide internet and entertainment services across its Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) brand’s fleet of 14 ships.
Shipping software platform INTTRA has announced that it has acquired Avantida, a Belgian-headquartered provider of empty container management technology for ocean carriers, to extend its business into the landside container logistics sector.
Global Eagle Entertainment has launched a new Airtime Portal for cruise ships, a platform to enable cruise ship operators to deliver Wi-Fi, instant messaging, social media, live TV, movies, games and news directly to passengers’ mobile devices anywhere on the ship.
The Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology has agreed a deal with Kongsberg Digital for the supply of new navigation simulators for installation at the International Maritime Institute of New Zealand.
An international PortCDM Council, inspired by the airport CDM (Collaborative Decision Making) council, is set to be established at the end of March 2017, initiated by the STM (Sea Trafic Management) Validation Project and bringing together a range of governmental and non-governmental maritime organisations.
The EU’s EfficienSea2 project has announced that it is testing a system for digitalising Navigational Warnings that it intends to propose as a global standard, based on the International Hydrographic Organization’s (IHO) S-124 draft standard for Navigational Warnings.
Wärtsilä has introduced its new SmartPredict system, developed by the company's Dynamic Positioning unit to reduce manoeuvring risks by displaying the vessel’s predicted future position and heading.
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