Seafarer happiness has slipped this quarter with the most unhappy seafarers being the ones that work onboard cruise ships and ferries, finds the latest Seafarers Happiness Index.
BASS has launched the BASSnet Crew Portal, a Progressive Web App that gives seafarers comprehensive access to personal details, sailing plans and travel documents while at sea or on shore.
Six industry experts have joined forces with Digital Ship to drive discussion and engagement around maritime digital strategies today.
IEC Telecom has launched its Orion Edge+ satellite voice and data communication solution during Sea Asia this week.
Carnival Corporation & plc has partnered with Marine Learning Systems, a provider of maritime training and assessment software solutions, to develop an innovative application for mariner skills assessment.
Inmarsat has launched Crew Xpress, a new service for crew to improve connectivity and welfare of those working at sea.
Columbia Shipmanagement has launched its own eLearning Management System (LMS) in partnership with Adobe Systems.
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the need to consider seafarer training and standards as the use of technology in shipping evolves in the future, and the automation of tasks currently performed by humans continues to grow.
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.
Germany-based Hanseaticsoft has launched an updated version of its Rest Hours module as part of its Cloud Crewing maritime software system, designed to assist in managing crew schedules and seafarers’ working hours.
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