A UK vessel monitoring system (VMS) contract has been awarded to a consortium of UK system integrator AST Marine Sciences Ltd and EMA Group, a Slovenia headquartered satellite tracking systems research and development company.
The Marine Electronic Highway (MEH) Information Technology System for the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, which had been managed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has been handed over to the Government of Indonesia.
The School of Simulation & Senior Marine at South Tyneside College in the UK is to install a range of upgraded navigation, engine room and Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) simulator hardware and software, supplied by Kongsberg Maritime.
The Canadian Coast Guard reports that it is to upgrade twelve Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centres across the country with new technology to assist in the provision of communication and traffic services to mariners.
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