Non-profit organisation Youth With A Mission Medical Ships Australia (YWAM MSA), which operates a medical ship serving the Papua New Guinea (PNG) region, has had the vessel’s VSAT communications contract with ITC Global extended by three years.
The Port of Brisbane has announced the launch of a proof of concept ‘Trade Community System’ application, developed with PwC Australia and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which employs blockchain technologies to improve efficiency in the movement of goods through the port.
Inmarsat has signed an agreement with Geoscience Australia, an agency of the Commonwealth of Australia, to support a collaborative research project aimed at enhancing positioning accuracy and integrity by augmenting signals from multiple Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) over the Australian continent.
The Port Authority of New South Wales has awarded Saab a contract to implement a new KleinPilot pilot dispatch application for Sydney Harbour and Port Botany in Australia.
Regs4ships reports that it has added an 18th flag to its Digital Maritime Regulations (DMR) product, with Australian documentation now available.
NSSLGlobal today announced that it has opened a new teleport in Perth, Australia, which will extend its existing VSAT Ku-Band network in the South Pacific region.
Dunstan and Associates and TransOceana have commissioned Australia’s first purpose-built VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) coast radio station.
VSTEP has announced that it has delivered a NAUTIS simulator to Seafood and Maritime Industries Training (SMIT) in Darwin (Australia) for specialised ship handling, manoeuvring and radar training of coxswains.
SpeedCast has announced the successful closing of a US$55 million Senior Secured Credit Facility, whose proceeds have financed its acquisition of a 100 per cent effective interest in Pactel International.
Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has awarded the planned maintenance contract for its 94m research vessel RV Investigator to Marine Software.
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