The Sea Traffic Management (STM) project has received EU funding from the Interreg Central Baltic Programme to support a new programme called EfficientFlow, which will aim to improve traffic management in the ports of Rauma, Finland and Gävle, Sweden, as well as STM-enabled traffic flow management for large ferries that sail through the archipelago between Sweden and Finland.
ECDIS and navigation systems company Adveto reports that it has been acquired by the Zeatec Group. Both companies are based in Sweden.
The Port of Gothenburg reports that a new robot is now part of its emergency response in the event of an oil spill, significantly reducing the time it takes to deploy the booms used for containment.
Swedish provider Adveto has announced that it will supply its ECDIS to Viking Line, a Finnish shipping company that operates a fleet of ferries in Scandinavia and the Baltics.
Transas Marine International has announced that the Swedish Transport Agency (Transportstyrelsen) has granted approval for its STCW compliant generic ECDIS training.
Sweden, Denmark and South Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to implement common test beds for future e-Navigation solutions, with the aim of promoting the development of new technologies for safe and efficient transport at sea.
The Swedish Maritime Administration is testing a new tracking system for Arctic maritime traffic as part of the icebreaker Oden’s Arctic expedition.
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