Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract by Eastern Shipbuilding Group of Panama City, Florida to supply an integrated solution including its Control & Communication Centre (3C) for a new multipurpose support vessel (MPSV) for Harvey Gulf International Marine (HGIM) of New Orleans.
Boatracs reports that it has completed a fleet-wide implementation of communications and software systems for Fleet Operators, a Louisiana-based marine transportation company.
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG), an American provider of maritime training solutions, has announced that Clatsop Community College, in Astoria (Oregon), has recently purchased a series of Virtual Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (VGMDSS) simulators.
Maritime Training Services (MTS) has released a training video entitled ‘Sexual Harassment Prevention for the Maritime Industry’.
Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) reports that it is to deploy Versiant’s Lynx mobile application to provide information to users of its facilities.
PortVision has signed a three-year agreement with Sunoco Logistics to provide the company with its TerminalSmart platform.
Inmarsat has announced that it can now offer global pre-paid satellite services for both voice and data with the introduction of support for voice calls originating in the US and its territories.
The National Marine Electronics Association in the US has announced the planned introduction of the new OneNet common infrastructure by late 2014, designed to transport NMEA 2000 messages over Ethernet.
Northrop Grumman Corporation reports that it has completed core capability development of the Nationwide Automatic Identification System (AIS) in the US, and delivered it to the US Coast Guard to begin formal government testing prior to deployment.
Superior Energy Services of Houston, Texas, has taken delivery of a new maritime training simulator from Kongsberg Maritime which will be used to provide integrated, real-time training for Superior’s offshore marine personnel at its new facility in Anchorage, Alaska.
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