Telesat has entered into an agreement with Thales Alenia Space to be the prime manufacturer of Telesat’s global LEO constellation, Lightspeed.
Load Line Marine has signed a two-year OnWatch Scout Predict agreement with MacGregor to support operation and maintenance of its fleet.
Maritime analytics and data firm, GateHouse Maritime, has signed a contract with Satlock, a Columbian-based tech company providing value chain transparency and intelligence.
The pandemic has demonstrated the value of remote working but the industry must recognise the importance of physical connection to the ship, says provider of ship inspection services, Idwal.
Kongsberg Maritime has unveiled the next generation of its advanced HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV).
The ship management division of Saudi Arabian national carrier Bahri has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT) to deploy AOT’s SMARTShip digital platform across a substantial part of the Bahri fleet.
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the industry-led Neptune Declaration, which calls for seafarers to be designated as key workers and for cooperation to end the crew change crisis, which is not only putting seafarers in a desperate situation but also threatening the safety of shipping and world trade. Hundreds of thousands of seafarers around the globe are unable to leave ships, while others cannot join, due to travel restrictions imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Provider of port management software, Innovez One, has stated that of the 4,900 ports in the world, the majority are not yet using digital technology for even the most basic processes.
ABS has launched the Environmental Monitor as part of its My Digital Fleet risk management platform.
Signal Ventures, the investment arm of the Signal Group, is seeking entrepreneurs and start-ups in the maritime sector to join its ecosystem of technology partners.
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