Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has completed six live demonstrations of it’s autonomous-command technology, completing a series of manoeuvres on a remote-commanded workboat from more than 1,500 miles away in the US.
Marlink reports that it has added new Tampnet 4G LTE services in the Gulf of Mexico, which will allow customers of its Sealink multi-band network to make use of GSM data connectivity alongside the VSAT, L-band satcom and Wi-Fi services it already provides in the region.
ABS has been awarded a research contract by the Maritime Security Center (MSC) – a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence, led by the Stevens Institute of Technology – for a two-year research programme focused on defining the future of cybersecurity for the maritime industry.
The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced that it is providing $500,000 to support a feasibility study for the design, construction, and operation of a high-speed passenger ferry powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology and a hydrogen refuelling station.
A prototype maritime autonomy system designed to control all of a vessel's manoeuvring and mission functions, including maintaining compliance with COLREGs, has successfully completed a total of 42 days of at-sea demonstration.
Resolve Maritime Academy in Fort Lauderdale (Florida) has opened its new Transas engine room simulator, with classes taking place this month.
Resolve Maritime Academy has announced that it has been selected by Norwegian Cruise Line to be its preferred provider of all simulator-based training courses, along with additional safety courses, which are set to begin in February at its facility in Fort Lauderdale (Florida).
Japanese marine electronics company Furuno has celebrated the 35th anniversary of the establishment of its operations in the United States.
PortVision reports that it is working with the West Gulf Maritime Association (WGMA) to deploy a free web-based system for creating, sharing and managing terminal gate security clearance lists.
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