BW Group has extended its contract with KVH to add its connectivity services to 45 additional vessels in the fleet, joining the company’s existing LPG and LNG vessels that have used KVH’s VSAT systems and services since 2013.
Chevron Shipping Company (CSC) has agreed a new deal with C-MAP, which will see the C-MAP Integrated Maritime Suite (IMS) deployed on Chevron vessels to optimise operations.
Navarino has announced a cooperation agreement with Intelsat, which will see the Greek satcom provider add new Ku-band VSAT services to its portfolio.
The Port of Brisbane has announced the launch of a proof of concept ‘Trade Community System’ application, developed with PwC Australia and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which employs blockchain technologies to improve efficiency in the movement of goods through the port.
Inmarsat has approved the Zwana communications management system from Cyprus-based One Net for use as a Network Service Device (NSD) with the satellite operator’s Fleet Xpress (FX) product, to reduce the amount of hardware required when implementing the services side by side.
Classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Concept Design of Automated Operation/Autonomous Operation of ships, to promote safety in the design of automated ship operation systems.
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