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Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement to focus on the growing Chinese electrical & automation (E&A) market, especially for high-tech ship applications.

IBM and Maersk have announced a new collaboration to use blockchain technology to improve operations in the global supply chain by increasing data transparency and information sharing.

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has launched ‘Innovation Quay’, a new initiative designed to take advantage of technology in promoting development of Dubai’s maritime sector by providing an integrated facility for major manufacturers and research institutions to support development in areas such as drones, 3D technology, and smart and autonomous ships.

Cobham has announced that a Ku-band version of its SAILOR 60cm antenna technology platform will be made available this summer, the SAILOR 600 VSAT Ku, which will be aimed at expanding its customer reach to end-users for whom more traditional 1m systems are not suitable.

ECDIS Ltd has extended its range of ECDIS ACAT (Annual Competency Assurance Training) courses to now include the new JRC 7201/9201 and Furuno FMD ECDIS models.

Alphatron Marine reports that it has delivered its AlphaBridge tugboat console system to the RT Trident, owned by Seabulk Towing of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

Netwave reports that it has received orders to deliver VDRs for six newbuild Patrol Craft to be operated by an unnamed maritime law enforcement agency in South East Asia.

Orolia, through its McMurdo brand, has been awarded a contract by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) for nationwide enhancements to its existing Search and Rescue (SAR) satellite technology, that will allow the MCA to operate with the new Medium-altitude Earth Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR) satellites that are currently being deployed.

Globecomm has announced that it is set to roll out a new remote monitoring service for its VSAT customers, to be called Globecomm Connect.

A group of associations representing the European shipping industry, including CLIA Europe, EBA, ECASBA, ECSA, EMPA, ETA, ETF, EuDA, Interferry, and WSC have signed a statement welcoming the European Commission’s mid-term review of the EU Maritime Transport Strategy 2009-2018, calling for better regulation and a fundamental overhaul of the EU Reporting Formalities’ Directive.

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