SES has reached an agreement with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), under which it will work with EDB’s Office for Space Technology and Industry (OSTIn) to explore development in satellite technologies.
The charitable group International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has partnered with Marlins, part of V.Group, to create a new e-Learning course to help seafarers prevent and prepare for piracy attacks. The launch has been announced to coincide with IMO's Day of the Seafarer on 25 June.
Four new fast ferries in Australia, owned and managed by Manly Ferries and operating in the waters of Sydney Harbour, will be equipped with Simrad bridge equipment under a new agreement.
Norwegian marine geophysical company PGS has extended its non-exclusive service agreement with Radio Holland for navigation and communication services onboard nine seismic vessels in its global fleet.
ABB is opening a new Integrated Operations Centre in Singapore, the third facility of its type, which will allow the company’s engineers to ‘follow the sun’ and move towards the provision of remote support around the clock.
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has newly added a Full Mission Bridge and an Engine Room simulator at its training centre in Limassol, Cyprus, the only centre with the technology on the island, the company says.
The Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA), led by Rolls-Royce, has published a whitepaper outlining the project’s vision of how remote and autonomous shipping will become a reality, which it claims will be “by the end of the decade.”
NAVTOR has launched a new passage planning module for its NavStation software, to assist navigators in creating the required documentation while planning vessel voyages.
IMO has issued new guidelines on Maritime Cyber Risk Management, available free for download, containing a number of recommendations for shipping companies on how to protect their technology assets against digital disaster.
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