Raytheon Anschütz has announced a deal to supply its Synapsis NX Integrated Navigation System (INS) to the first vessel in a new series of passenger ships being built for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection at the Spanish Barreras shipyard of Vigo.
Oldendorff Carriers, one of the world's largest dry bulk shipping companies, has signed a new strategic agreement with Swedish company Sea IT to manage ICT installations on approximately 80 vessels, followed by a three-year service contract.
Israel-based cyber security firm Naval Dome has completed the installation of its maritime cyber defence system aboard the 46m yacht Lucky Me, with the implementation carried out during a scheduled visit by the yacht to Athens, Greece.
Crowley Maritime Corporation has installed new integrated bridge systems (IBS), designed and delivered in cooperation with Mackay Communications and shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, onboard two vessels, El Coquí and her sister-ship Taíno.
Älvtank has begun an implementation project with Sea IT of Sweden to deliver a range of technology systems to two new vessels that are being added to the Älvtank fleet.
YARA reports that it has signed a deal with shipyard VARD worth approximately NOK 250 million (US$30 million) to build the autonomous container vessel Yara Birkeland, scheduled to be delivered for launch in early 2020.
Wärtsilä’s Transas division has announced the signing of a new contract to supply a Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) to Norway-based fleet operator Wilson ASA, with the new infrastructure to include onboard navigational and communication components as well as access to fleet data from shore-based locations.
Radio Holland Netherlands has agreed a deal to supply a full package of navigation and communications equipment from Furuno to six vessels being built at Royal Bodewes in Hoogezand, the Netherlands.
Russian fishing fleet operator Dobroflot is to deploy an IoT system from Orange Business Services onboard its ships, to optimise fuel consumption, analyse weather and monitor vessel positions by sending IoT data via VSAT to shore.
Norway-based offshore operator SolstadFarstad has agreed a new deal with maritime technology provider GNS to fulfil all of its digital and paper navigation requirements, as part of a fixed-price bundle contact.
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