SailPlan is building an intelligent navigation platform for ships that will make navigation dramatically safer and more efficient in a world with an ever-growing demand for cargo.
Prevention at Sea (P@S) and KPMG in Cyprus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an aim to jointly design, develop and promote services and products that reduce safety risk to the maritime industry and ensure a safe business environment.
The Nautical Institute has joined forces with ITN Productions to produce a film that aims to raise awareness and understanding of the vital role played by the maritime sector. The film, Navigating the Future, was launched ON Wednesday November 25 at the CrewConnect Global virtual conference by The Nautical Institute’s CEO, Captain John Lloyd.
Wallem Shipmanagement has appointed Navigate Response to deliver crisis communications support and training to its global operations on shore and at sea.
OneOcean has launched the latest release of its global health, safety, environment and quality (HSEQ) management system - Docmap 9.
Naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship has found that draught surveys employing drones improve the accuracy of readings as well as the speed and safety of the survey process. Following successful trials, Foreship has added the method to its service offering.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a contract to conduct a joint study on collision avoidance algorithms and autonomous collision avoidance.
Dutch system integrator RH Marine has reached the first milestone in the Safer Autonomous Systems (SAS) project, a European research project in which the safety of various autonomous systems is being researched. Following a sea trial, it successfully tested a specially developed algorithm that fuses the collected data from the radar and the Automatic Identification System (AIS) of the vessel. As a result, objects are automatically detected and collisions can be avoided.
Standardising and harmonising electronic ship/shore communication for reporting purposes is high on the agenda at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) virtual Facilitation Committee (FAL) meeting next week (FAL 44).
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) is further digitising its ship management operations by implementing a new mobile application QDMS WIKI. The maritime solutions provider allows its employees synchronised access to all latest BSM procedures, manuals, and documents – anywhere and at any time, even in areas without internet access.
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