Pacific International Lines (PIL) has committed to rolling out VSAT across its entire fleet of around 100 vessels. The communications upgrade aims to improve productivity on board its vessels and enhance the well-being of its seafarers.
Maritime payment solutions company MarTrust, a subsidiary of Marcura, has launched a new e-wallet and card to optimise the payroll process for shipowners.
Singapore-based liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) transport group Petredec has signed up to Inmarsat’s Fleet Hotspot internet portal service to provide its crew with better connectivity, following an extension of its Fleet Xpress service agreement with Inmarsat.
Greek shipmanager A.M. Nomikos has chosen KVH AgilePlans to provide VSAT connectivity for crew welfare and vessel operations.
P&O Maritime Logistics has begun Phase 1 of its implementation of wearable technology that proactively prevents microsleeps and supports workers in managing their fatigue.
German ship manager Briese Schiffahrt has expanded its relationship with KVH Industries as it continues to roll out its subscription-based Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) programme, AgilePlans.
Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) has created a new title giving seafarers advice on how to avoid potential distractions, which can lead to a loss of concentration and situational awareness.
A new report by maritime innovation consultancy Thetius suggests that epidemics and pandemics may become more common and predicts that crew safety, fatigue and harassment issues are unlikely to recede in the short term.
NSSLGlobal has launched Smart@Sea, a solution that offers a virtualised onboard appliance for managing all aspects of communications, cybersecurity, IT services, and crew welfare services.
A new course exploring how crew members can shield themselves from coronavirus while at sea is being launched by OneLearn Global on June 25, the Day of the Seafarer.
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