Maritime software company Navis has launched its new MACS3 E-Learning system for container vessels, a web-based program providing hands-on training on the MACS3 loading computer.
ABB has launched its new Ability Marine Pilot Control dynamic positioning (DP) system, aiming to improve the automation of navigational tasks through integration with existing onboard equipment.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has unveiled a working pilot of its new FRED (Framework for Enterprise Data) customer portal, which will provide customers with an instant overview of all their transactions on demand.
Kongsberg Maritime is to bring technologies developed for autonomous vessel operation to its Integrated Bridge System (IBS) equipment, introducing a new integrated technology platform designed to support situational awareness through the process of Sensor Fusion, where traditional navigation sensors such as radar and sonar are combined with cameras and lasers.
LR has announced a new co-operation project with Korean shipbuilder HHI to explore the value of blockchain when applied to shipbuilding.
Wärtsilä’s has unveiled a new industry initiative it calls ‘An Oceanic Awakening’, which aims to support the evolution of the world’s marine and energy industry into a single digitally connected ecosystem.
Raytheon Anschütz has announced a deal to supply its Synapsis NX Integrated Navigation System (INS) to the first vessel in a new series of passenger ships being built for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection at the Spanish Barreras shipyard of Vigo.
Marlink has expanded its range of cyber security services for maritime with the addition of a new Cyber Detection system which monitors all outbound and inbound network traffic and displays alerts through a web-based dashboard.
DNV GL reports that it has released a new class guideline covering autonomous and remotely operated ships, aiming to cover new operational concepts that do not fit within existing regulations and technologies that control functions that would normally be performed by humans.
StormGeo reports that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nautisk, a supplier of charts and publications to the merchant marine sector, from NHST Media Group, a deal which will see StormGeo integrate its routing and weather services with Nautisk’s digital navigation data offerings.
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