DNV GL and Tekomar have entered into a partnership agreement to improve data exchange and integration between Tekomar’s XPERT engine performance system and DNV GL’s ECO Insight performance management portal.
Globecomm reports that it has delivered its first Inmarsat Fleet Xpress terminals to Helikon Shipping Enterprises, with two units commissioned in Globecomm’s Biddinghuizen facility and delivered to the Tsuneishi Heavy Industries Cebu shipyard in the Philippines, where the ships are under construction.
Sperry Marine has announced the launch of CompassNet, a network-connected ship heading management system which allows for the deployment of different configurations as well as multiple ship heading management controls, using standard Ethernet connectivity to link the heading sensors and the distribution portion of the heading management system.
NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft (Reederei NSB) has agreed a deal with Marlink to roll out fully managed VSAT services to its entire fleet of more than 50 vessels, including connectivity and selected related applications.
Software company Logimatic reports that it is working with research and development firm FORCE Technology in the development of a multifunctional software system integrating Logimatic’s Sertica platform with the SeaTrend performance optimisation application create by FORCE.
NSSLGlobal has announced a deal with MOL LNG Transport (Europe), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOL (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines), which will see the satellite provider replace the legacy VSAT systems on board MOL LNG’s fleet of 15 liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.
The BigOceanData vessel monitoring system is adding new functionality, with the system now providing Notices to Mariners as a background service while also adding distance tables to enhance routing capabilities. Weather and accessibility upgrades have additionally been added.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) and QinetiQ have announced that they are working together on a pilot project with LNG carrier operator GasLog to explore ways of increasing the level of security on cyber-enabled ships, with tailored methodologies for LNG vessels with respect to IMO/USCG guidelines and available standards.
ABS has introduced new volume releases and revisions for its CyberSafety series of cybersecurity certification and optional notations for marine and offshore assets and facilities.
DNV GL has published a Recommended Practice (RP) on ‘Cyber Security Resilience Management’, developed in cooperation with customers to provide guidance on risk assessment, general improvements to cyber security, and the verification of security improvements and management systems.
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