Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is to expand its use of ClassNK’s CMAXS diagnostic monitoring system to two additional ships operated by the company, to take the total number of vessels installed to six.
Setel Hellas reports that it has added the i-forms vessel data system, from SEATRIX, to its SmartBox-V onboard communications and data management platform.
NYK and DNV GL have presented the first results of an ongoing maritime data centre pilot project involving the companies, which collects operational data from NYK vessels on DNV GL’s recently launched Veracity data platform to monitor vessel performance and support condition-based maintenance.
BOURBON and Kongsberg Maritime have signed a collaborative development agreement covering connected and autonomous vessels, with the two companies to work on joint projects to support efficient operations in the offshore services industry.
KVH has announced the introduction of its new AgilePlans, a monthly subscription-based VSAT contract that requires no initial CapEx by the user and no long-term commitment, meaning it can be cancelled at any time – a product the company is defining as ‘Connectivity as a Service’ (CaaS).
KVH reports that it has now passed the milestone of shipping its 7,000th mini-VSAT Broadband system, a few months short of the tenth anniversary of the launch of the service.
Kongsberg has launched a new open digital platform called Kognifai, which aims to optimise data access and analysis through the use of Cloud technologies and provide an integrated development and distribution platform for applications from both Kongsberg and third-parties.
DNV GL is launching a new industry data platform called ‘Veracity’, being built in collaboration with Microsoft Azure and other companies, which is designed to help improve data quality and management, and facilitate connections between data owners and users.
Radio Holland Group has signed a strategical agreement with Cisco, with the two companies to cooperate on the development of maritime ICT solutions in areas such as remote monitoring and diagnostics services, data management and networks on board.
Sea IT reports that it has won a new contract with Alba Tankers to install its BlueCLOUD system at two more of the company’s office locations in Poland and Sweden, to add to an existing installation at its Danish headquarters in Aalborg, as well as implementing multiple products such as such as BlueCONNECT, BlueSKY and BlueSTAR on board the vessels Atlantic and OW Baltic.
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