While VDES (VHF Data Exchange System) is an exciting upcoming solution to the overloading of the AIS, this advancement is still several years away. The maritime industry and application service providers are looking for solutions to AIS data gaps that can be implemented now and industry experts are re-examining the way data is transmitted in high traffic zones (HTZs) to address these challenges.
Late last year, Cybeta, a US-headquartered cybersecurity firm, entered into the maritime market with its new cyber protection solution, CyberHelm. Following the success of its original Cybeta solution built by US intelligence-trained experts, the company made the decision to roll out its solution to maritime to help protect vulnerable maritime assets.
British company Robosys Automation, a pioneer in artificial intelligence (AI) for the maritime industry, has launched the latest version of its Voyager 100 series software for commercial vessels.
The additive manufacturing (AM) technology would enable Keppel to print high-value components for offshore products with significantly faster production times and more economically.
ONE SEA, the industry alliance which aims to lead the way towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025, has appointed Capt Eero Lehtovaara as its new chairman.
Naval Dome has signed an agreement to defend the Port of Ashdod’s critical Operational Technology (OT) systems from cybersecurity hacks.
OneWeb and SatixFy UK have announced plans to add a digital technology pathway payload that will include a full digital payload into OneWeb’s launch schedule during 2021.
Iridium Communications has announced that a Letter of Compliance was signed by the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO), stating it has positively verified the operational and technical requirements as requested by the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for Iridium to provide Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service.
North P&I Club has partnered with HudsonCyber to encourage its members to better understand their vulnerabilities to cyber risk and to improve their cybersecurity processes and systems.
KONGSBERG and DNV GL have signed an agreement to enable customers of KONGSBERG’s Vessel Insight data infrastructure solution to share their data for use in DNV GL's digital class and assurance services.
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