ABB today reports that Spanish ferry operator Balearia has ordered its EMMA energy management software. The advisory software will be installed on board the ferry Martin i Soler, with an option to extend the project to two further vessels in the Balearia fleet.
Sweden, Denmark and South Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to implement common test beds for future e-Navigation solutions, with the aim of promoting the development of new technologies for safe and efficient transport at sea.
BMT Group has announced the launch of a new commercial operating company which it says will focus on the provision of "innovative vessel performance management and decision support solutions for the maritime industry."
Norwegian based weather services company StormGeo has concluded an agreement to acquire Applied Weather Technology (AWT), the companies have reported.
PC Maritime has announced that its Navmaster ECDIS is now able to combine with MeteoGroup’s SPOS (Ship Performance Optimisation System) weather routing service to provide optimised voyage planning.
Tidetech has launched a new vessel optimisation application which offers combined tidal and non-tidal (ocean) current data for integrated vessel speed and route optimisation.
Finnish software house NAPA and Chinese ship designer SDARI (Shanghai Ship Research and Design Institute) have agreed to expand their co-operation to now cover ship performance monitoring.
Applied Weather Technology (AWT) has announced that its Bon Voyage System (BVS) has been integrated with UKHO’s ADMIRALTY e-Navigator system, with the aim of allowing for simplified passage planning in the software.
Herbert-ABS Software Solutions has released an Advanced Container Module as part of its CargoMax Load Management Program for ships.
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