V.Group is to launch a new app for seafarers, alongside the opening of an upgraded training centre in Manila, to improve crewing performance and assist in planning as part of its Project Embark programme.
Maritime software provider BASS has announced the launch of the BASSnet Web Portal, designed to provide web-based access to shipping companies looking to monitor their fleets’ pending approvals, alerts, compliance issues, discussions and KPIs while on the move.
Bureau Veritas has introduced the first phase of its My Fuel Consumption software system, a Cloud-based web application offering a digital process to manage compliance with IMO-DCS (Data Collection System) and EU MRV (monitoring reporting and verification) regulations, which aim to track shipping CO2 emissions.
The Baltic Exchange is to work with digital container freight platform Freightos in publishing independent audited benchmark rates for the global container shipping industry, to be called the Freightos International Freight Index.
Norwegian-headquartered OSM is looking to further digitalise its crew management operations with the launch of a new mobile app created over a period of six months by a team of its own in-house developers.
The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC) for piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia has launched a new website and mobile app to assist its key stakeholders, such as maritime enforcement agencies, shipping companies, and the larger maritime community.
The free, confidential helpline for seafarers provided by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) can now be accessed using the instant messaging app Viber, expanding the range of contact options for international crews in need of support.
Singapore-based shipbroking company Sovereign Shipping Global (SSG) has launched a mobile application for ship sales and purchases (S&P), which it aims to make freely available for download to encourage data accessibility in the S&P market.
Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram has launched Eniram Mobile, a new version of its software system designed to offer mobile notifications to managers on the move.
ABS reports that it has issued a new release of its Nautical Systems (NS) Enterprise fleet management software, now including a new business intelligence module called NS Insight and a Cloud-based NS Voyage Manager.
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