Navis, part of Cargotec Corporation, has partnered with Microsoft China, terminal equipment manufacturer ZPMC and infrastructure advisory firm Moffatt & Nichol to form a joint taskforce on automation systems for container terminals.
Document automation company Eye-share has formed a partnership with Greece-based Eiger Marine, to provide Eye-share’s invoice automation system to maritime customers in Greece and Cyprus.
ShipServ reports that it has signed a full integration agreement with Hanil-Fuji (Korea), a ship supplier and logistics company, to improve the efficiency of the Korean company’s transactions on the ShipServ e-commerce platform.
Speedcast has announced a strategic alliance with SRH Marine to add SRH’s maritime navigation and electronics products alongside Speedcast’s satcom portfolio to create integrated shipboard system packages delivered by a single supplier.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Shell Eastern Trading have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in the research and development and test-bedding of maritime projects in areas including clean fuel technologies, automation and digitalisation.
Orange Business Services and BlueTide Communications have entered into a collaboration agreement, to offer services combining Orange’s satellite network with BlueTide’s maritime technology systems to vessels in the work-boat industry.
The Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) and Iceland-based maritime technology company Marorka have signed a partnership agreement that will see the firms work together on a ‘smart ship’ concept.
Dubai-based Bahri Data and DNV GL report that they have signed a contract to co-develop Big Data technologies for use in the maritime sector.
Rolls-Royce reports that it has signed a deal with Google to further develop its intelligent awareness systems as it continues its efforts to make autonomous vessels a practical reality.
Flat panel antenna company Phasor has announced an agreement with OmniAccess to become its first commercial launch partner in the maritime broadband market, initially aimed at serving super yachts, with beta trials of the electronically steerable antenna (ESA) systems planned for early 2018 ahead of its initial commercial product introduction.
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