Maritime software company SDSD reports that it is adding a new web based VSnP (Vessel Sale and Purchase) module to its portfolio, to assist brokers in buying and selling vessels by providing them with information on their smartphone or tablet.
KVH has announced that it has begun offering Videotel’s new safety and training video about the Zika virus free to all mariners worldwide, with the goal of increasing awareness of the prevention measures that can keep seafarers and their colleagues and families safe from the disease.
JRC and Alphatron Marine have completed the delivery of integrated bridge systems to the double ended passenger ferry Texelstroom, built at La Naval Shipyard in Bilbao, Spain.
The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has agreed a maintenance and remote monitoring contract with Radio Holland covering 35 vessels.
Modal Training, a multimodal logistics training centre in the UK set to open later this year, reports that it has invested £2 million in a simulation setup from Kongsberg Maritime to offer courses for the maritime sector.
Inmarsat has announced that its partner JSAT MOBILE Communications has signed an agreement with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) to introduce the newly-launched Fleet Xpress service across the majority of its car carrier fleet.
Hellenic Seaways, working with Telenor Satellite partner Marel Electronics in Piraeus, Greece, has selected Telenor’s Ka-band VSAT to provide connectivity services on board the entire Hellenic Seaways ferry fleet.
Intelsat reports that Intelsat 33e, the second of its Intelsat EpicNG series of high throughput satellites (HTS), has arrived safely at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will undergo final preparations before its scheduled launch on an Ariane 5 rocket on August 24, 2016.
Marlink reports that the second generation of its XChange communications management hardware is now available.
Radio Holland reports that it has been awarded a 10-vessel Managed Service Agreement (MSA) from ALP Maritime Services BV, part of the Teekay Offshore group, to support the navigation and communications systems on board its ships.
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