Nautisk has confirmed that it will offer electronic navigational charts (ENCs) free of charge to customers purchasing a new digital voyage planning package consisting of its NaviPlanner and NaviTab services.
Ship management company Wallem Group has agreed a deal to make Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Ka-band VSAT service its favoured connectivity choice for ships at sea.
Norwegian maritime technology company Dualog has announced a new strategic partnership with Japanese shipping giant NYK, to work together on research and development of technologies in areas like automation, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data analysis, for use in applications for the maritime market.
Danelec Marine has introduced the second-generation of its DanelecConnect telematics platform for remote access to onboard systems, with the first ship installations currently underway.
Satellite AIS company exactEarth has launched exactView RT, a real-time vessel tracking system using more than 60 maritime satellite payloads, designed, built and operated by Harris Corporation and hosted onboard the Iridium NEXT constellation of satellites.
KVH has launched YOURlink, a pay-per-video content delivery service that can be used to distribute company-produced videos to all vessels in a fleet, while also introducing a partnership with ChartCo to transmit digital charts and publications to ships under the name CHARTlink. Both services will form part of KVH’s IP-MobileCast content delivery platform.
The first ships to be classed with Lloyd’s Register’s cyber notations for onboard technology have been delivered to Global United in Korea. Built by Hanjin Heavy Industries, in collaboration with Alpha Ori Technology, the ships have been awarded the notation Cyber (AL-SAFE) certifying the autonomous systems on board as safe.
ABS, via its ABS Nautical Systems software division, has launched a new Cloud-based subscription application called NS Voyage Manager to assist users in managing compliance with a range of environmental regulations, including the European Union (EU) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation for CO2 emissions.
NAPA has introduced a new web-based ship performance monitoring service called NAPA Fleet Intelligence, providing voyage-by-voyage analysis of fuel efficiency for conventionally powered vessels dating back as far as January 2015.
Radio Holland Netherlands has been awarded a contract to supply at least 72 Spliethoff vessels with improved VSAT connectivity, covering existing installations and new additions as well as Iridium OpenPort and FleetBroadband backup connections, while also signing a Service Agreement for the maintenance of equipment on board 116 ships in the Spliethoff fleet.
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