Transas has partnered with Shipping Guides Ltd to incorporate port data into its Navi-Planner 4000 voyage planning solution.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced several new initiatives to improve connectivity in the Port of Singapore, including a new 4G mobile network built in collaboration with M1 Limited.
MTN Communications has released figures illustrating the changing way data is consumed on board cruise vessels, with mobile devices increasingly popular, and volumes of data traffic rising significantly.
BlackBerry has revealed plans to develop technology for the shipping industry with the launch of its new Internet of Things (IoT) platform, announced at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by CEO John Chen.
The Port of Antwerp has reported that it has expanded and upgraded its Connectivity Platform, with new features added, and a much larger user base listing transport connections.
Following a five-year review, the IMO Facilitation Committee has approved amendments to the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic, 1965, which will introduce the mandatory electronic exchange of information on cargo, crew and passengers.
Shipping Guides Ltd has launched a new digital database designed specifically for the tanker sector. FindaportCD: Tanker will deliver in-depth port information to the desktop without the need for a satellite connection.
Dutch companies BMT ARGOSS and Charta Software have partnered to develop METRIS, a tool to analyse a port’s approach channel and offer guidance on nautical depth requirements.
DNV GL today announced the release of Navigator Port 2, the latest version of its port clearance software.
The EU-backed SUPPORT (Security UPgrade for PORTS) project reports that it will be demonstrating some "practical results" from its programme to develop technologies to improve port security at an event in Sweden in May.
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