Danish software company ConPDS has launched a new system for digital scanning of container codes using optical character recognition (OCR), which can be connected with third party applications by integrating just a few lines of code.
Marine and offshore software company UniSea has agreed a deal to take part ownership in Yxney, a Norway-based specialist in energy efficiency applications founded in 2016.
Kongsberg has announced a partnership with Cloud-based maritime procurement company iMarine Software, which will see iMarine’s Seaproc e-procurement platform integrated with Kongsberg’s K-Fleet vessel management system.
Classification society Korean Register (KR) has confirmed that it has begun rolling out IMO-compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its classed fleet, replacing their paper counterparts.
Digital payments company ShipMoney has signed an agreement with maritime SIM card provider iVitta that will allow seafarers using iVitta’s SIM services to have direct access to ShipMoney’s payment systems.
Columbia Shipmanagement has opened a new Performance Optimisation Control Room in Cyprus, from which the company aims to optimise operations in areas like vessel safety, crew rotation and training, maintenance and fuel efficiency.
European ferry operator Scandlines has agreed a deal with Logimatic to implement selected HSQE modules from the SERTICA fleet management software system, with an initial focus on integrating a safety management system with the SERTICA Management Systems module.
Boston-based autonomous vessel technology company Sea Machines Robotics has closed a $10 million fundraising round, bringing the total funding raised by the company to $12.5 million.
Finnish gantry crane and port systems provider Konecranes has agreed to pilot UK-based start-up CargoMate’s port call optimisation technology from Q1 2019, to assess how the application can assist in minimising delays and idle time for container ships in port.
Germany-based maritime training technology company Safebridge has launched myCert, a digital platform which utilises blockchain technology to provide a secure online environment to manage maritime certification.
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