Product and chemical tanker operator Ardmore Shipping is to implement the SEDNA platform to manage e-mail and team collaboration operations across its global commercial desks, including its operations, chartering and commercial finance teams.
GTMaritime has launched a new e-mail system for smaller vessels called SeaMail, targeting operators of barges, fishing vessels, inland cruisers and leisure craft.
Dualog reports that it has introduced a new Crew Connection app to allow seafarers to manage their onboard internet usage via their mobile device.
XT Group and Satmind have agreed a multi-year contract for Satmind’s SeaBrowser WorkMail system, which will become the primary e-mail system for the XT fleet following the successful completion of a month-long trial.
Teekay is to implement an improved vessel e-mail system across its 160-strong fleet, following the agreement of a new contract with Norwegian maritime IT company Dualog, the companies report.
GT Maritime has agreed a deal with network-based malware protection specialists Lastline Inc to incorporate its cyber security technologies into the GTMailPlus vessel communication software system.
Cyber security firm IOActive has released a report outlining a potential vulnerability it says it discovered in Inmarsat’s AmosConnect platform that would provide a backdoor into the shipboard system – however, Inmarsat has responded to note that the software version in question was already retired prior to IOActive’s test, and that it has also previously issued a patch to close the vulnerability.
Maritime technology company Dualog, headquartered in Tromsø, Norway, has agreed a deal to provide business e-mail and data management services to 90 vessels operated by Greece-based ship manager Thenamaris.
GTMaritime reports that it has passed the milestone of having its software systems now installed on some 4,500 vessels worldwide, with more than 15 per cent of the installations having been completed since the beginning of May 2017.
Marlink has launched SkyFile Mail 10.1, designed to improve management of e-mail traffic and user accounts through automatic detection and profile automation. The new version is available as a free Over the Air (OTA) update on Marlink’s VSAT and back-up L-band services.
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