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.
Indian maritime software company Orion Marine Concepts has released a range of new updates to its applications, in areas including vessel inspections and performance monitoring.
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.
China COSCO Shipping (CCS) Group has ordered MACS3 loading computers from Navis Carrier Solutions for three 20,000 TEU container vessels currently under construction at Shanghai Wai Gao Qiao shipyard in China, scheduled for completion between April 2017 and February 2018.
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.
Wärtsilä and cruise company Carnival Corporation have signed a 12-year performance-based agreement worth approximately €900 million, which will see digitalised data streams from vessel engines analysed by specialists for real-time optimisation of the equipment and prediction of operational and maintenance demands.
COSCO Shipping Lines and Marorka have signed a fleet-wide contract which will see the Chinese shipping giant deploy Marorka’s Energy Management and Operational Performance systems on board all of its container vessels.
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.
Shipping company GC Rieber has signed a fleet-wide agreement with NAVTOR for the supply of navigation services, data and publications, spanning both paper and digital deliveries, across its seismic and offshore ships.
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