Over the last few months, the topic of smart shipping and the various purposes of maritime IoT has been receiving increased media attention. A key point to remember is these terms mean different things to different people within the shipping ecosystem, writes Joshua Flood, senior research consultant at Valour Consultancy.
A new free mobile app has been launched to enable seafarers to access help, information and support from ISWAN, around the clock.
ABB’s automation, propulsion and switchboard systems for vessels have successfully been verified to meet DNV’s class notation ‘Cyber secure SP0’, based on the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) guidelines for cyber risk management.
Kongsberg Digital’s (KDI) K-Sim Engine, K-Sim Cargo and K-Sim Navigation simulator training solutions will be the first to attain certification according to the new DNV class D standard.
Navarino has joined Ship Data Centre’s IoS Open Platform (IoS-OP), the ship IoT data sharing platform. Navarino will not only work on the transmission and utilisation of the ship operation data in IoS-OP but also contribute to raise the industry’s awareness of IoS-OP.
IEC Telecom’s OneAssist is helping workers to complete tasks via remote virtual assistance.
Bharti Global has invested a further $500m into OneWeb, bringing its total funding to $2.4 billion.
The China Navigation Company (CNCo), a member of the Swire Group, has chosen Sperry Marine’s SperrySphere Connected ECDIS for 36 of its operated vessels.
Norwegian shipping company Seatrans Chemical Tankers has selected OrbitMI’s maritime intelligence solution, OMI, to improve its commercial operations.
Tanger Med, Hapag-Lloyd, and Anglo-Eastern Ship Management have successfully enabled the world’s first digitally controlled port arrival.
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