Wärtsilä reports that it has opened the first of four planned Digital Acceleration Centres (DAC), to support technological innovation in intelligent vessel development and other projects in conjunction with customers and industry partners.

The Dubai-based Marcura Group has announced the acquisition of the UK-based companies G-Ports (UK) Ltd and Falmor Ltd, with the aim of expanding its digital services for chartering customers.

Published in Maritime Software
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 13:36

Zeatec Group buys Adveto

ECDIS and navigation systems company Adveto reports that it has been acquired by the Zeatec Group. Both companies are based in Sweden.

Thursday, 31 August 2017 06:42

MacGregor acquires Lekven software

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired the rights to a ship efficiency software package from Lekven AS, used to manage RoRo vessel operations and improve port call optimisation, which it intends to develop further before its launch into the maritime market later this year.

Published in Maritime Software
Friday, 11 August 2017 08:44

Globecomm sold to investor group

Globecomm Systems has announced that an investor group led by HPS Investment Partners and funds managed by Tennenbaum Capital Partners (TCP) have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Globecomm from its current owner, New York-based private equity firm Wasserstein & Co.

ChartCo Training & Consultancy, part of ChartCo, has launched a joint venture with a group of partners in the UK to offer a combined range of training and consultancy services alongside ChartCo’s existing products.

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 11:03

Intelsat and OneWeb merger called off

The proposed merger between Intelsat and proposed LEO (low Earth orbit) satellite constellation OneWeb has been called off, after a requisite number of bondholders refused to back the move.

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 12:16

ChartCo buys Marine Position

ChartCo has acquired Swedish environmental shipping technology business Marine Position, a provider of maritime environmental regulation and compliance services covering international, national and local requirements.

Published in Maritime Software
Monday, 10 April 2017 11:24

ChartCo buys Docmap

ChartCo has announced that it has completed a deal to acquire maritime digital document management company Docmap.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 11:33

LR invests in Hanseaticsoft

Lloyd’s Register (LR) reports that it has made a “significant investment” in Hamburg-based ship management software provider Hanseaticsoft, as part of the class society’s strategy to improve its range of digital services.

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