BMT has won the first ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Programme challenge, which will see the consultancy firm collaborate with the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to develop an alpha product for the autonomous shipping sector.
Voyager Worldwide and Baker, Lyman & Co, one of the oldest distributors of Admiralty and NOAA navigation charts and publications in the USA, have announced a new partnership to provide Voyager navigation software solutions to Baker Lyman customers ahead of the retirement of the UKHO’s ADMIRALTY e-Navigator Planning Station and ADMIRALTY Gateway e-chart updating software on January 29 2021.
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has joined an inter-business project to explore the potential of the "ROBOSHIP" as the marine vessel of the future.
ChartWorld has announced the latest round of updates to its digital routing service, My Route Appraisal (MyRA). MyRA provides both vessels and onshore personnel with a proposed ECDIS-ready voyage plan. The plan is based on a route network, port databases, bathymetry from ENCs, weather forecasts and the relevant ship model.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a contract to conduct a joint study on collision avoidance algorithms and autonomous collision avoidance.
Wärtsilä has received another order for its advanced Cloud Simulation solution from the Costamare Maritime Training Services (Costamare MTS) centre in Greece. It is the latest facility to take advantage of the technology developed by Wärtsilä Voyage, enabling its students to continue their training despite travel and assembly restrictions imposed because of the pandemic.
Wärtsilä Voyage will supply two of its advanced cloud-based simulation solutions to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) in the USA under a one-year agreement. This will allow cadets at the Academy to continue receiving safe and effective navigational training, despite restrictions imposed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kongsberg Digital has signed a contract to deliver an Advanced Navigation Research Simulator (ANRS) to the newly-established Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety, CEMS, in Singapore.
Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has won an international public tender to supply the Maritime Centre in Flensburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany with a complete K-Sim engine room simulator package.
Kongsberg Digital is developing cloud-based simulation technology to support advanced operational studies, research and education in the maritime industry. The use of increasingly advanced equipment and an elevated focus on safety and sustainability has raised the bar for innovative new solutions to collect, simulate and share data to assist in optimisation of vessel operations.
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