ACCSEAS, a project funded in part by the European Union, is developing e-navigation tools to help mariners navigate safely in the North Sea region, particularly in relation to the expected growth in wind farms in the sea area in the coming years.
PortVision has launched a new initiative offering $500,000 to fund the development and implementation of web-based solutions that help non-profit maritime organisations enhance port and waterway efficiency, safety and security for their stakeholders.
A new state-of-the-art marine technology and research centre of excellence at the University of Southampton, which incorporates the Lloyd’s Register Group Technology Centre, has reached the milestone of “topping out” as development continues on the facility.
A survey conducted by ship design software company NAPA Group into preparation levels for the upcoming IMO ship energy efficiency management plan (SEEMP) has revealed a major divide between large and small shipping companies in the use of electronic systems to ensure compliance.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew their bilateral agreement on maritime Research and Development (R&D), education and training for another three years.
Consulting firm Euroconsult has forecast that the number of satellite communications terminals in the global maritime market will nearly double over the next decade, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7 per cent over the 10-year period.
Euroconsult says that its latest survey and reports have suggested that the satellite industry should see continued growth in commercial markets during the next ten years, while at the same time stagnating growth for government spending should be expected at least through mid-decade.
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