Bunker trader and supplier Brightoil has launched a set of online tools to assist global bunker buyers, allowing them to lock-in costs for up to nine months forward and reduce their exposure to price swings.
The sailing yacht Fantastiko, a research vessel operated by the charitable organisation ‘By the Ocean we Unite’, has been outfitted with a range of shipboard systems by ABB to manage voyage planning on a research voyage in waters off Rotterdam, the South of England, the Channel Islands, France and Belgium.
The NaviPlanner system from Nautisk is to be improved with the inclusion of better port data following a new partnership with Shipping Guides Ltd.
Hamburg-based software company Hanseaticsoft has reached an agreement with searoutes.com to import data from the nautical navigation data provider into the Hanseaticsoft CFM Charter software module.
GNS has released an upgrade to its VOYAGER navigation system, with additional functionality as well as new hardware and software subscription options.
Nautisk has confirmed that it will offer electronic navigational charts (ENCs) free of charge to customers purchasing a new digital voyage planning package consisting of its NaviPlanner and NaviTab services.
C-MAP has launched its new Integrated Maritime Suite (IMS), an onboard application platform that employs machine learning and customised ship performance models to support voyage optimisation.
Maran Tankers Management has selected Q88’s Cloud-based voyage management system, Q88VMS, to manage the company’s chartering and commercial operations.
Dutch shipping company Vroon has agreed a deal with ChartCo for the supply of back-of-bridge management software and navigational and compliance data services to its entire fleet of vessels.
GNS has announced a strategic partnership with SEALL ECDIS Limited, which will see the companies work together in the development of a touchscreen ECDIS system that can integrate with GNS’ back of bridge software.
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