Shipping cryptocurrency start-up 300cubits has confirmed the launch date for its Shipper Sign-Up Scheme, with relevant stakeholders being invited to register to receive their free TEU crypto tokens from February 1, 2018.
Korean Register (KR) has launched the second edition of its fleet management software program ‘KR e-fleet v2’, which is now being made available free of charge to all of KR’s ship owning and operating customers, covering more than 3,000 vessels.
Inmarsat is looking to increase its focus on the energy sector with the launch of a new set of Fleet Xpress plans designed specifically to meet the requirements of offshore support vessels (OSVs).
Iridium has announced that its fifth Iridium NEXT launch has been given a targeted date of March 18, 2018, by SpaceX. Like all previous launches in the programme it will take place at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
IB USA, a provider of software systems to the cruise industry, has agreed a deal with Cruise Management International (CMI) to implement the InfoSHIP EVO ship management application package across CMI’s managed fleet.
Vissim and the Finnish Transport Agency, backed by the EU-funded EfficienSea2 project, have partnered on a digital route sharing mechanism to allow different VTS systems in the Baltic to efficiently share information.
BIMCO has launched a new software module called SmartCon, which aims to simplify work processes for users when drafting contracts and clauses based on BIMCO standards.
Pro Nautas has announced that it has acquired maritime technology company Buss Data, a provider of software systems for cargo shipping, river cruise companies and port operations.
Rolls-Royce has announced that it intends to conduct a “strategic review” of its commercial marine business, which could see these operations sold off as it looks to narrow its focus and concentrate on the aerospace, defence and power systems markets.
A.P. Moller-Maersk and IBM have announced a new joint venture that will see the companies collaborate in the development of a blockchain-based global trade digitisation platform, built on open standards and designed for use by the entire shipping ecosystem.
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