The STM (Sea Traffic Management) Validation project has welcomed a sixth shore centre to its European testing network, with Tallinn VTS joining the project as the first shore centre to come onboard outside of the initial five-strong EU-funded grouping.
Kongsberg Norcontrol reports that it has signed a framework agreement with the Norwegian Coastal Administration for delivery, operation and maintenance of radars for the nation’s maritime traffic service.
Transas has launched the first package of applications built on its Cloud-based maritime operations management platform THESIS, incorporating machine learning technologies with the aim of reducing the potential for human error on the bridge or substandard decision support from shore.
Vissim and the Finnish Transport Agency, backed by the EU-funded EfficienSea2 project, have partnered on a digital route sharing mechanism to allow different VTS systems in the Baltic to efficiently share information.
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.
Kongsberg Norcontrol reports that it has completed an upgrade of the Norwegian Coastal Administration’s five Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Centres, adding its new C-Scope Decision Support technology and intelligent multi-sensor tracking.
The Panama Canal is set to launch a new vessel scheduling and maritime resource management system to optimise the flow of ship traffic through the waterway.
Xanatos Marine has agreed a contract with Port Saint John in New Brunswick, Canada, to install a multi-layer Vessel Traffic Monitoring System (VTMS) to improve maritime domain awareness.
Ports of Jersey’s new vessel traffic service (VTS) is now in operation, following an upgrade of its operational and stand-by control centres, multiple remote radios, radars and automatic identification systems (AIS) performed by Frequentis.
Transas has signed a contract with the Lerwick Port Authority to install a new Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to cover Lerwick Harbour, in Shetland in the UK, replacing the Harbour’s existing system.
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