Italian IT company IB has been acquired by the Norwegian software and consultancy firm Arribatec, which has recently been listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The cost of acquisition is around EUR 1.6 million.
Cavotec has been chosen to supply automated e-charging systems for the world’s first fleet of zero-emission, autonomous battery powered ships in Norway. The company has also been chosen to supply automated vacuum mooring systems for ports in Australia and New Zealand.
OneWeb has announced its emergence from U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and achievement of all relevant regulatory approvals.
OneOcean has launched the latest release of its global health, safety, environment and quality (HSEQ) management system - Docmap 9.
Ocean Infinity has announced plans for the next phase of its Armada fleet of robotic vessels with a signed contract for eight 78-metre, optionally crewed robotic vessels.
GreenSteam, a provider of vessel performance optimisation solutions for the shipping industry, has announced the launch of GreenSteam Capture, a new mobile app designed to automatically log and upload fuel consumption data and reduce errors in fuel consumption reporting.
A recent study by McKinsey has highlighted that responses to COVID-19 have speeded up the adoption of digital technologies by several years and suggests many of these changes could be here for the long haul.
ORBCOMM has expanded its portfolio of onboard vessel IoT systems to include LoRa WAN (LoRa) technology. Through a partnership with Net Feasa, a global IoT service provider based in Dingle, Ireland and Sunnyvale, CA, ORBCOMM has deployed the first commercially available solution using LoRa technology to monitor containers onboard vessels for a large global shipping line.
UK based StratumFive has signed an agreement with Inmarsat to join the fast-growing group of Certified Application Providers connecting with Inmarsat’s Fleet Data service.
Canadian software company Helm Operations and Western Australian marine consultant Tiller Technical have signed a new partnership agreement to help vessel operators digitalise their operations.
BMT has won the first ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Programme challenge, which will see the consultancy firm collaborate with the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to develop an alpha product for the autonomous shipping sector.
KVH Industries has announced that Furuno is offering AgilePlans maritime VSAT connectivity in Japan.
Voyager Worldwide and Baker, Lyman & Co, one of the oldest distributors of Admiralty and NOAA navigation charts and publications in the USA, have announced a new partnership to provide Voyager navigation software solutions to Baker Lyman customers ahead of the retirement of the UKHO’s ADMIRALTY e-Navigator Planning Station and ADMIRALTY Gateway e-chart updating software on January 29 2021.
Danelec Marine and Veracity by DNV GL have entered into a pilot agreement to combine the strengths of DanelecConnect’s onboard data capture capabilities and Veracity’s ecosystem and platform architecture.
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