The Mission to Seafarers has published a COVID-19 special issue of its Seafarer Happiness Index report, which shows a growing feeling of confusion from crew changing as the landscape shifts around them.
ChartWorld is offering its CIO+ Information Overlay Service free of charge to all vessels until the current crew exchange process has been resolved.
Kale Logistics Solutions, an Logistics IT solutions partner for Fortune 500 companies worldwide, is offering a free trial of its electronic delivery order (e-DO) service to support shipping lines and freight forwarders to continue with their business operations during COVID-19.
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Tritan Software has announced the launch of SeaConsult, a new telehealth solution that will be provided at no cost to all clients during the COVID-19 pandemic period.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has increased its remote survey offerings to support the accelerated transition to remote services that is occurring due to the spread of COVID-19.
Northern Sky Research (NSR) has published the 8th edition of its Maritime SATCOM Markets report that finds mixed impact to Maritime Satcom Markets in the near-term, a challenging middle period, yet optimism for longer-term sector health.
The Mission to Seafarers has launched a virtual challenge campaign called Global Champions Unite to support seafarers at this time.
GAC has partnered with Singapore-based start-up F-drones to develop large-scale drones that can deliver up to 100 kilograms of supplies over 100 kilometres to vessels and offshore platforms. Testing is currently underway on F-drones' 3rd prototype that is capable of handling items up to 5 kilogram over 50 kilometres.
The Thome Group has successfully undergone a series of remote audits with DNV GL in various locations due to the widespread lockdown restrictions across the globe.
The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) has announced a new initiative aimed at seafarers. WISTA Norway, WISTA UK, WISTA Singapore, WISTA Brazil, and WISTA Argentina have come together to offer free WISTA membership for seafarers through 31 August 2020. Membership allows seafarers to access the largest network of female managers in the shipping industry, as well as online seminars, webinars and workshops. The idea for the project came from WISTA Norway.
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