Italy-based shipping company d’Amico Group has partnered with RINA and Marlink subsidiary Telemar to build a new digital fleet operations centre in Rome, which will see the vessel operator ramp up data collection from its ships to improve performance analysis.
Ship management company Zodiac Maritime has extended its satellite communications agreement with Satcom Global, to roll out the Satcom Global Aura VSAT service across its globally trading fleet of tankers, bulk carriers and container ships.
Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics company Milaha has integrated a new Robotic Process Automation (RPA) system into its back office operations, which mimics human activities by using software robots and Artificial Intelligence to perform clerical tasks such as entry, processing, and transfer of data.
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Russian fishing fleet operator Dobroflot is to deploy an IoT system from Orange Business Services onboard its ships, to optimise fuel consumption, analyse weather and monitor vessel positions by sending IoT data via VSAT to shore.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has confirmed that it has begun work to examine how the operation of autonomous ships could be addressed within IMO instruments.
A.P. Møller-Maersk has confirmed that it has begun using a new blockchain platform for marine hull insurance called Insurwave, having acted as the pilot client for the system built by a joint venture between EY and Guardtime.
Otesat-Maritel has introduced a new cyber security system to act alongside its range of maritime connectivity systems, named IRIS.
RS Components, a distributor of engineering and electronic components, reports that it has begun trading on the Moscord maritime e-Commerce platform, allowing users to choose items from RS Components’ catalogue of products and have them delivered to any harbour around the globe.
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