20|20 Marine Energy and BunkerMetric have jointly announced the launch of a new predictive analysis tool to allow shipping companies to calculate the financial and operational impact of the impending MARPOL Annex VI global 0.5 per cent sulphur cap, which comes into force on January 1, 2020.
The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has signed up as a pilot customer for a Cloud-based application of Kongsberg Digital’s K-Sim simulation technology, allowing BCIT to offer ‘simulation as a service’ by integrating the simulator with Kongsberg’s Kognifai digital platform to enable students to train on their own devices.
New York-based iMarine Software has agreed a strategic partnership with maritime software company IB, which will see the companies integrate their applications for the maritime market.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is set to launch a new Maritime Transformation Programme (MTP) and Singapore Maritime Data Hub (SG-MDH), as part of its efforts to build a support ecosystem for innovation and R&D in the port city.
SevenCs has launched a new software tool called TMS ChartServer, which aims to increase the speed of electronic navigational chart viewing within software applications.
Marlink and Seagull Maritime have partnered to develop a satcom-enabled online environment for the distribution and updating of e-learning material for ships at sea, with the aim of automating content management on board.
Inmarsat’s new Fleet Safety product, a service incorporating FleetBroadband and a Maritime Safety Terminal (MST), has been recommended for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) recognition after an International Maritime Organization (IMO) technical review.
Telenor Maritime is to roll out a new connectivity platform for Finnlines’ ro-pax vessels, comprising an ecosystem of GSM, Wi-Fi, Ka-band VSAT and mobile broadband backhaul services, the companies have announced.
Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram has launched Eniram Mobile, a new version of its software system designed to offer mobile notifications to managers on the move.
Nautisk has announced a new partnership with Japan-based marine electronics firm Furuno Electronics, which will see the companies work together on the development of new products combining their respective experience in the software and hardware sectors.
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