Iridium Communications has announced that a Letter of Compliance was signed by the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO), stating it has positively verified the operational and technical requirements as requested by the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for Iridium to provide Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service.
NAPA has joined forces with more than twenty industry leaders and academic bodies, as part of the European Commission funded FLARE project to develop a risk-based methodology that will enable “live” flooding risk assessment and control for the passenger sector.
Kongsberg Maritime has signed an agreement with the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue to develop new and innovative maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) technologies.
Orolia Maritime has announced details of its life-saving technology, the FastFind ReturnLink personal locator beacon (PLB) with Return Link System (RLS) used for search and rescue (SAR) operations.
While geopolitical tensions ensured that one risk to shipping played out in the full media glare over the summer of 2019, quiet but profound change was being brought to the emergency services that keep around 1.6 million seafarers safe day in, day out.
Space to cloud analytics firm Spire Global and space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data provider Kleos Space have announced a collaboration to combine Spire AIS data with KLEOS RF data to create a new shared capability to improve safety at sea.
Carnival Corporation has added its entire fleet to the Sea Traffic Management (STM) Validation project, increasing safety through common situational awareness.
Danelec Marine has introduced a new decision-support tool to enhance maritime safety and enable proactive decision-making in bridge operations.
Wärtsilä has secured the first order for its auto-docking technology. The SmartDock system reduces the risk of human error and improves safety and efficiency by automating the docking procedure and eliminating the need for ship officers to perform technical manoeuvres multiple times a day.
Wallem has updated its corporate identity to mark the beginning of a profound shift in its service offering that will harness the latest technology to improve asset management transparency and efficiency in a program intended to transform the relationship between owners and their ships.
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