BIMCO, Liberia, the Marshall Islands and Turkey have submitted a proposal requesting the IMO to push for greater harmonisation of data ahead of the April 2019 deadline when new mandatory requirements come into force for automated ship reporting.
Helm Operations has introduced its new software system for crew management, called Helm CONNECT Personnel, to sit alongside its existing range of marine maintenance and compliance applications.
The CMA CGM Group has announced a collaboration agreement with San Francisco-based startup Shone, to examine use cases for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in maritime transportation.
Inmarsat has released the results of a new research project exploring attitudes to the application of IoT (Internet of Things) technologies in the maritime sector, which suggest that the sector may be more amenable to adopting related analytic, management and operational tools than many commentators have supposed, the satellite operator says.
ABB has agreed a deal to supply the OCTOPUS software package from its Ability Marine Advisory System for a fleet of heavy lift vessels servicing the expansion of a giant oil field in Kazakhstan, to assist in mapping the safest and most efficient routes for the vessels.
Intellian has introduced a new version of its 85cm Ku- to Ka-band convertible maritime VSAT antenna, with the v85NX unit offering a smaller, lighter form factor with improved RF performance.
Seven additional service providers have signed agreements to provide the Iridium Certus service to the maritime sector, broadening the base of distribution for Iridium’s next-generation L-band service.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has partnered with Airbus to provide drone delivery of ship supplies at one of the world’s busiest ports.
MarineTraffic and NAPA have agreed a deal to collaborate in the development of new voyage planning, optimisation, and analysis services for the shipping industry.
Classification society ABS has developed a new methodology to measure cyber security risk associated with operational technology, providing a calculated risk index for vessels, fleets and facilities.
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