The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has signed five separate Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with local and international partners that will see tens of millions of dollars invested in research and development into a range of emerging technologies in the maritime sector, in areas like port technology, vessel traffic management and autonomous operations.
Thuraya reports that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with space start-up ELSE, a Swiss company developing a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation of nanosatellites, to create a strategic alliance between the two organisations and grow Thuraya’s future capabilities in the M2M and IoT sectors.
Rolls-Royce has signed three new Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with separate organisations in Europe and in Singapore, as it continues its quest to develop autonomous vessel technologies.
Transas has signed a partnership agreement with Satcom Global to add integrated connectivity to THESIS, its unified platform for digital operations on ships and in shore-based offices, adding to another partnership deal agreed with JRC at the end of February.
Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement to focus on the growing Chinese electrical & automation (E&A) market, especially for high-tech ship applications.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has extended its research and development memorandum of understanding (MOU) with DNV GL to include collaboration in autonomous systems and intelligent shipping.
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to jointly undertake research and development, as well as commercialisation, of new maritime technologies and services.
Panasonic Avionics and Yahsat have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together in offering broadband services to mobility markets in the Middle East within the next three to five years.
Transas has announced a new strategic cooperation with Dutch company XVR Simulation, to leverage XVR’s technology to expand Transas’ maritime training capabilities and to deploy common projects in the safety and security simulation market.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced a partnership with technology company IBM to develop and test-bed new analytics-based technologies, aimed at improving maritime and port operations in line with growth in vessel traffic in Singapore.
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