Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) has partnered with Wärtsilä Voyage to launch cloud-based simulator training for its maritime training centres worldwide (including Russia, Latvia, Ukraine, Georgia, Korea, Croatia and the Philippines).
Voyager Worldwide has announced the availability of a new port information module in its Voyager FLEET INSIGHT service.
Aberdeen headquartered maritime technology and consultancy business, Tymor Marine, has launched an innovative new digital technology designed to improve the efficiency, cost and operational impact of performing statutory deadweight audits on commercial and naval vessels.
On January 24 at 10am EST, SpaceX launched 10 Starlink satellites and 133 commercial and government spacecraft, achieving the highest number of spacecraft ever deployed on a single mission.
Falcon 9 launched Transporter-1, SpaceX’s first dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
The 10 Starlink satellites onboard were also equipped with laser links, which eliminate the need for ground stations, and will deploy a polar orbit.
Elon Musk confirmed that all future satellites will also be equipped with the laser link technology.
Speedcast is set to emerge from Chapter 11 with a new USD $500 million equity investment from Centerbridge. The funding will be used in part to repay all of its USD $285 million debtor-in-possession financing, as well as a permanent reduction of all of the USD $634 million senior secured debt of the Company.
Maritime data analytics specialist METIS Cyberspace Technology has completed proof of concept trials to confirm that edge computing from Hivecell is wholly compatible with its cloud-based shipboard data acquisition solution.
Thome Group has recently invested in the installation of a new Full Mission Navigation Bridge Simulator with a 320⁰ view. The new system was formally opened, following all relevant COVID-19 protocols, on January 20, 2021 at the TSM Building, Makati City, in the Philippines.
Inmarsat has completed its 10,000th Fleet Xpress ship installation and at the same time has launched a new ‘Fleet Data Academy’ with existing partners, shipowners and operators. The academy will support the full understanding and adoption of the rapidly growing range of digital applications that are making the maritime industry safer, greener and more efficient.
Bureau Veritas (BV) has successfully completed the proof of concept project for underwater remote surveys using the Seasam technology ecosystem from Notilo Plus on a Corsica linea ship, the Mediterrannee.
The latest version of IBM’s Maximo Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software, an industry tool that helps shipowners maintain their vessels in accordance with international regulations, has been granted type approval by classification society DNV GL.
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