Inmarsat, Shell Shipping and Maritime, and maritime digital consultancy Thetius have launched a new ‘Open Innovation Challenge’ for start-ups and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The Challenge aims to identify technology that can benefit crew safety, health and wellbeing at sea at a moment when Covid-19 has exposed the welfare of seafarers to global scrutiny.
Shell International Trading and Shipping Company (STASCo) has signed a contract with BMT which will see Shell purchase its own in-house licence to use BMT’s navigation simulator, REMBRANDT.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Shell Eastern Trading have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in the research and development and test-bedding of maritime projects in areas including clean fuel technologies, automation and digitalisation.
Shell Marine has added a new software package called Marine Connect to its Shell LubeMonitor cylinder monitoring service, designed to enhance data management and reporting functions.
Oil giant Shell has deployed a satellite-based asset management system from Globalstar in the Netherlands to manage its movable assets on land and at sea, providing a ‘track and trace’ service to keep track of location and assist in managing certification.
Shell reports that it has expanded the availability of its Shell Marine Products (SMP) app, increasing the number of territories the app covers, as well as adding further port coverage in seven countries.
Digital Ship magazine provides the latest information about maritime satellite communications technology, software systems, navigation technology, computer networks, data management and TMSA. It is published ten times a year.
Digital Ship Ltd
Digital Ship - Digital Energy Journal
39-41 North Road