Inmarsat has announced two new components for its Fleet Secure maritime cyber security service, with the addition of a multi-layered endpoint security solution, Fleet Secure Endpoint, as well as a training app for mobile devices called Fleet Secure Cyber Awareness.
IT executives from container shipping heavyweights A.P. Moller – Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express have announced plans to establish a new association to encourage collaboration on digitalisation, standardisation and interoperability in the container shipping industry.
ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) report that they have collaborated in the development of a new set of cyber security requirements for the ABS Cyber Security-Ready (CS-Ready) Notation for marine assets, with ABS issuing the first CS-Ready Notation to a VLCC delivered by HHI from its Korean yard in November.
CargoX has completed the launch of its blockchain platform for the transport industry, which it claims is the “first open, neutral, and accessible blockchain platform” for shipping.
Danish security advisory firm Risk Intelligence has announced the signing of two separate agreements with Norient Product Pool and DFDS, which will both utilise its Risk Intelligence System to provide data for use in security management.
ABB reports that it has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China, after the technology package it was contracted to supply for a Chinese-built Viking Line vessel was extended to include the ABB Ability System 800xA.
Classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland, a provider of testing, inspection and certification for a variety of industries, have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity services that will see the companies work together to create cyber certification for the shipping sector.
Houston-headquartered Tidewater has agreed a deal to implement technologies from Norwegian maritime software company UniSea in digitalising and standardising Tidewater’s business processes related to health, safety, environment and quality (HSEQ), and operations.
The largest container vessel ever built in the United States, the Daniel K. Inouye, designed to deliver cargo between Hawaii and west coast continental US ports for ocean cargo transportation firm Matson Inc, has been delivered with a range of navigation and communication systems supplied by Furuno.
Maritime HR and payroll technology company Adonis has announced that it has completed an integration project to connect its system with the Brightwell Navigator payments platform, with the new capabilities to be made available in the latest updated versions of Adonis Personnel Manager.
COSCO Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) has announced a new partnership with Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, which will see the companies jointly run a new Center of Excellence (CoE) to support implementation projects of Navis systems across CSP’s portfolio of assets, as well as ongoing optimisation of CSP’s infrastructure.
A group of nine ocean carriers and terminal operators have agreed to form a consortium to develop the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an open digital platform based on blockchain distributed ledger technology.
V.Group is to launch a new app for seafarers, alongside the opening of an upgraded training centre in Manila, to improve crewing performance and assist in planning as part of its Project Embark programme.
Kongsberg Digital reports that it has been selected to deliver and support a package of ship’s bridge simulators for the Royal Australian Navy, to be used to reduce the costs associated with qualifying bridge watch keepers and other staff before going to sea.
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