Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment, and includes the provision of condition based maintenance (CBM) services with automatic transfer of data from the installations to a CBM centre on shore.
Intelsat has announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 32e EpicNG high throughput satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from French Guiana, with signal acquisition now confirmed.
ABS has released its enhanced ABS Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems (Lashing Guide) featuring a new companion software, ABS C-LASH.
Maritime software development company SDSD has launched V-Chartering, a Cloud-based chartering platform for wet and dry brokers to manage the chartering process, offering intelligent vessel/cargo matching as well as full negotiations and fixtures.
Hyproc Shipping Company has completed the installation of the Inmarsat Fleet Xpress Ka-band service on board its LNG and LPG tanker vessel Tessala, with the installation and commissioning carried out by Fleet Xpress value added reseller Singtel.
ECDIS manufacturer Furuno will provide 43 ships with Sea Traffic Management-compatible on board systems, becoming the fourth ECDIS supplier supporting the project along with Transas, Wärtsilä SAM Electronics and Adveto.
Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D model-based ship structural design tool across its business, the companies report.
ROC Friese Poort has opened an Inland Simulator Centre in Urk, the Netherlands, for inland navigation training in the region.
Inmarsat has signed an agreement with Geoscience Australia, an agency of the Commonwealth of Australia, to support a collaborative research project aimed at enhancing positioning accuracy and integrity by augmenting signals from multiple Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) over the Australian continent.
Veson Nautical has announced the introduction of Veslink IMOSlive, an end-to-end shipping platform optimised for the web that combines the company’s existing IMOSlive Cloud infrastructure with the web access and partner connectivity of its online Veslink systems.
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