Maritime data and analytics company Windward has announced that it has received a strategic investment of $10.8 million, led by Horizons Ventures, to help fund construction of what Windward calls “the largest, most comprehensive maritime data and analytics platform in history.”
BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Intercargo and INTERTANKO have announced that they are together developing standards and guidelines to address the major cyber security issues faced by the shipping industry.
AWT has announced that it is partnering with Veson Nautical to use common formats for reporting systems in an effort to simplify data integration and remove duplication of work.
MTN Communications has released figures illustrating the changing way data is consumed on board cruise vessels, with mobile devices increasingly popular, and volumes of data traffic rising significantly.
Handysize bulk carrier operator Pacific Basin has confirmed that it is to implement DNV GL’s ShipManager fleet management system across its owned fleet within the next two years.
Genscape, a provider of real-time data for commodity and energy markets, has developed a service that it says is capable of tracking over 120,000 ocean-going vessels each day.
A survey on the state of technology in ocean shipping has indicated that ‘urgent’ investment in new technologies is needed in the coming year.
Norwegian service provider Palantir today announced that Deep Sea Supply has chosen its KeepUp@Sea solution to assist in managing the IT networks across Deep Sea Supply’s fleet of 40 offshore vessels.
Kongsberg Maritime today reported that Royal Caribbean has installed its new data management system KIMS (Kongsberg Information Management System) on board the Allure of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship.
DXSTRO, part of the SRO group and sister company of software provider SRO Solutions, has announced the acquisition of the DataXtend RE (DXRE) software system from US-based Progress Software Corporation.
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