IT executives from container shipping heavyweights A.P. Moller – Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express have announced plans to establish a new association to encourage collaboration on digitalisation, standardisation and interoperability in the container shipping industry.
Classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland, a provider of testing, inspection and certification for a variety of industries, have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity services that will see the companies work together to create cyber certification for the shipping sector.
COSCO Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) has announced a new partnership with Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, which will see the companies jointly run a new Center of Excellence (CoE) to support implementation projects of Navis systems across CSP’s portfolio of assets, as well as ongoing optimisation of CSP’s infrastructure.
Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has announced that it has entered into new agreements with DNV GL, the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) and the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) to work on the development of autonomous shipping technologies and new regulatory frameworks.
SRH Marine Electronics and Inmarsat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the companies collaborate on the management of ECDIS updates via Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband service.
Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China-based Tianjin Port Group, currently the world’s largest terminal complex using the Navis N4 terminal software system.
Maritime technology company GNS has announced a new strategic partnership with SIRM, a supplier of navigation and telecommunications equipment, that will see the companies combine GNS’s software and navigation technologies with SIRM’s Cloud-based services and telecommunications capabilities.
Norwegian company VesselMan reports that it has teamed up with classification society DNV GL to integrate DNV GL’s Best Practices for dry-docking into the VesselMan Cloud-based system for management of maintenance projects.
Rolls-Royce and Intel have announced a new agreement that will see the companies work together on the further development of autonomous vessel systems, collaborating on designs for intelligent shipping technologies to make commercial shipping safer.
ChartCo reports that it has agreed a new partnership with MeteoGroup to deliver its weather routing technology services through the ChartCo OneOcean e-navigation software platform.
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