Norwegian maritime e-navigation specialist NAVTOR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Florida-based Total Marine Solutions (TMS). The agreement will see NAVTOR integrate TMS’ Ocean Guardian product into the NavStation digital chart table, allowing users to gain a real-time overview of all relevant environmental rules and regulations.
GNS plans to sell all digital and paper nautical charts and publications at cost price as part of its Voyager Navigation as a Service (VNaaS) solution.
The UK’s largest and most sophisticated maritime simulation centre, situated at Solent University’s main campus in Southampton, was officially opened by Sir Michael Bibby Bt., DL, president of the UK Chamber of Shipping, on Tuesday 21 May 2019.
GNS and StormGeo are combining their weather and navigation capabilities in a new partnership that will provide more than 20,000 vessels with fresh insight into voyage optimisation.
Eckerö Line has chosen ABB’s situational awareness solution, ABB Ability Marine Pilot Vision for installation onboard its cruise ferry MS Finlandia.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) intends to install augmented reality (AR) navigation systems onboard 21 MOL Group operated very large crude oil carriers (VLCCs).
Veson Nautical has opened a new permanent office in the Akasaka district of Tokyo, Japan, serving as a base of operations for Veson Nautical in Japan and housing dedicated commercial and professional services experts for the country.
JRC/Alphatron Marine has introduced new GPS navigators the JLR-8400 and JLR-8600, providng accurate position data even in the Arctic area, without SBAS and beacon.
ClassNK has released its guidelines on Cybersecurity Management System for Ships, providing guidance on ensuring, implementing, maintaining, and continuously improving the cybersecurity management system of companies and ships with the goal of safe navigation.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICT company ST Engineering Electronics (STEE), and Mitsui & Co. (Mitsui) to develop an ocean-going autonomous navigation system for the 'World’s Largest Ocean-Going Autonomous Vessel Programme', an initiative funded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
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