Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) and the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) have signed an MOU to launch Digital Waves, a comprehensive joint innovation programme to explore the digitalisation of certain domains of the maritime industry.
Seafarers employed on Tsakos-owned vessels operated under its management arrangement with Columbia Shipmanagement will now be paid electronically as opposed to by ‘Cash-by-Master’, under an agreement signed with global maritime payments provider ShipMoney.
Columbia Shipmanagement has launched its own eLearning Management System (LMS) in partnership with Adobe Systems.
Columbia Shipmanagement has opened a new Performance Optimisation Control Room in Cyprus, from which the company aims to optimise operations in areas like vessel safety, crew rotation and training, maintenance and fuel efficiency.
Columbia Shipmanagement and merger partner Marlow Navigation, via their jointly established software company Blue Dynamics, have signed a new agreement with Lufthansa Industry Solutions to develop a range of digital systems for the maritime sector.
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