ABB is to deliver a range of hardware and digital systems to a new Lindblad Expeditions Holdings vessel, a passenger ship which will operate exploration cruises in remote polar areas.
Satellite operator Thaicom has introduced a new maritime service platform called Nava, a broadband system for use in Asia-Pacific waters that will be complemented by a range of digital operational support applications.
Athens-based ship management company TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd has agreed a new maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä, which will leverage Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram’s data collection platform and analytics to optimise operations for the four TFDE (tri-fuel diesel electric) LNG carriers in the TMS Cardiff Gas fleet.
Transas has launched the first package of applications built on its Cloud-based maritime operations management platform THESIS, incorporating machine learning technologies with the aim of reducing the potential for human error on the bridge or substandard decision support from shore.
Thuraya has launched a new Thuraya Tracking and Monitoring (T2M) service alongside a T2M-DUAL terminal for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and remote asset tracking and monitoring.
Nautic Alert has launched a new system, the X2, to manage the discharge of untreated bilge water onboard commercial vessels, using edge computing and internet of things (IoT) technologies to improve accuracy and enable remote access.
Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has launched a new integrated system for the analysis of engine and ship data, called WiDE (WinGD Integrated Digital Expert).
Rolls-Royce has announced that it intends to conduct a “strategic review” of its commercial marine business, which could see these operations sold off as it looks to narrow its focus and concentrate on the aerospace, defence and power systems markets.
The newbuild COSCO Shipping Aries has become the first container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM’ for autonomous or remote control of its energy management system, in compliance with the revised version of LR’s Cyber-enabled ships ShipRight procedure, issued in December 2017.
Bourbon and Bureau Veritas have signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop and deploy a range of real time fleet monitoring applications and other digital technologies, while also looking for ways to mitigate cyber risks as the fleet becomes increasingly connected.
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