Navis has added a new Hull Monitor module to its fleet performance management software Bluetracker, to be used to track degradation in hull performance resulting from self-polishing, fouling or damage.
Iridium has announced that the third launch for its new NEXT constellation has been scheduled for September 30, 2017, which will bring the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites deployed to 30 if successful.
Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has launched its new Integrated Smart Ship Solution (ISSS), a collection of information technology systems aiming to optimise navigation processes by collecting and analysing real-time information on navigational operations.
A new industry group calling itself the Unmanned Cargo Ship Development Alliance has been officially launched in Shanghai, featuring maritime industry partners including class organisations, shipyards, equipment manufacturers and designers aiming to advance the development of autonomous shipping.
Alphatron Marine has upgraded the ECDIS training facility at its headquarters in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, with new systems for seafarer training.
Bureau Veritas and Singapore based Ascenz have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together in providing ship performance and monitoring solutions to shipowners world-wide.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is to expand its use of ClassNK’s CMAXS diagnostic monitoring system to two additional ships operated by the company, to take the total number of vessels installed to six.
FLIR has added an M500 multi-sensor cooled maritime thermal camera to its M-Series platform, to assist in the detection of targets up to 15 kilometres away.
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has awarded Radio Holland a contract to supply the IT systems for an Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) under construction for the Australian Antarctic Division.
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