ABB reports that its OCTOPUS marine software is to be applied on four new semi-submersible heavy lift vessels, to assist in operational efficiency using weather and loading data to plot optimal routes.
British ferry company P&O Ferries, an operator of ferries sailing from the UK to Ireland and Continental Europe, has selected GNS to provide navigation products and services for its fleet of 15 vessels.
Ship management company Synergy Marine Group has selected Q88’s voyage management solution, Q88VMS, to support the company’s commercial operations delivered through Synergy Marine Commercial Management.
UKHO has launched its new ADMIRALTY Passage Planner (APP), for use by bridge officers to create compliant passage plans with dynamically updated clearance and ETA calculations.
Q88 reports that it has added a new Voyage Estimator module on Q88.com.
Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) and Sperry Marine have announced a strategic co-operation to provide shipping companies with easier exchange of information between the back of bridge planning and data download environment and the ECDIS, with the aim of enhancing safety and improving onboard efficiency.
Sperry Marine has announced the launch of CompassNet, a network-connected ship heading management system which allows for the deployment of different configurations as well as multiple ship heading management controls, using standard Ethernet connectivity to link the heading sensors and the distribution portion of the heading management system.
The BigOceanData vessel monitoring system is adding new functionality, with the system now providing Notices to Mariners as a background service while also adding distance tables to enhance routing capabilities. Weather and accessibility upgrades have additionally been added.
Fugro has added to its range of satellite positioning technology with Oceanstar, an onboard decision support system for commercial vessels offering high performance navigation and manoeuvring support.
Korean maritime technology company CyberLogitec has launched a new addition to its software portfolio called CyberLogitec Distance, for use with the company’s OPUS Bulk and MAnGO applications.
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