ABB is to deliver a range of hardware and digital systems to a new Lindblad Expeditions Holdings vessel, a passenger ship which will operate exploration cruises in remote polar areas.
A new three-year EU-funded research project named SEDNA has been launched to improve safety and efficiency in Arctic ship operations, through the development of a risk-based approach to navigation, ship design and maritime operations in the polar region.
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has awarded Radio Holland a contract to supply the IT systems for an Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) under construction for the Australian Antarctic Division.
Rutter reports that it has issued major updates to its sigma S6 Ice Navigator radar system, adding an Advanced Ice Analysis capability to offer improved ice detection and tracking as well as other intelligent tools to automatically identify features within ice fields.
Kongsberg Maritime is to install a range of technology systems aboard Australian cruise line Scenic Cruises’ new ice class cruise ship, the 228-passenger, 168 metre long Scenic Eclipse, which is currently under construction at Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia ahead of expected delivery during 2018.
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