Transas ECDIS has been selected for installation on board 20 Indonesian surveillance vessels, the company reports.
Radio Holland reports that it has completed a customised cruise ship bridge retrofit on the MS Noordam for Holland America Line.
Kongsberg Maritime, working with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), has added AIO (Admiralty Information Overlay) functionality to its latest K-Bridge ECDIS and K-Nav ECDIS software, to make additional chart information available to the mariner when using its ECDIS models.
In response to a request from V.Ships, PC Maritime says it has added an internet delivery capability to its Navmaster ECDIS type-specific training.
The New Alliance Marine Training Centre (NAMTC) has joined the Transas Global ECDIS Training Network (GET-Net), to become the first GET-Net partner in China.
Transas has agreed two new contracts to supply ECDIS systems to shipping companies in Korea, with Dong-A Tanker and Woolim Shipping set to implement the company’s equipment on their vessels.
The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) has published new versions of some of its ECDIS Standards, reviewed and updated to reflect lessons learned from earlier reports of unexpected chart behaviour in some ECDIS.
The shareholders of the Transas Group have decided to focus brand activities exclusively on the maritime IT market, with other business segments to be rebranded in accordance with the new strategy.
A new version of the SevenCs ECDIS Kernel SDK (Software Development Kit) has been released, version 5.20, designed to meet future ECDIS requirements and standards.
The UKHO has claimed that, based on its data, 54 per cent of tankers are now equipped to comply with the 1 July 2015 ECDIS mandate – however, this leaves more than 4,000 tankers that are not yet using an ENC service as the deadline approaches.
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