AWT has announced that it is to change its branding to take on the name of parent company StormGeo, which bought the US-based weather data and voyage optimisation company three years ago.
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.
Wärtsilä subsidiary Eniram has launched SkyLight, a new fleet performance monitoring service that collects data about a ship’s movements every five minutes to be sent via satellite to Eniram’s data centre.
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.
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has launched Smart Weather, a new online portal that provides weather information for the shipping sector.
KVH has announced that its content delivery service IP-MobileCast will now include high-resolution updates from Applied Weather Technology (AWT) as a standard feature, meaning that subscribing vessels will receive global weather data four times per day without incurring any data transmission costs.
ABB is to supply its onboard motion monitoring and forecasting system to the Xiang Rui Kou heavy lift vessel, which will complete delivery of the software to the entire Cosco Heavy Transport fleet.
ClassNK’s wholly owned database services subsidiary Ship Data Center (ShipDC) has agreed a deal to add marine weather information from the Japan Weather Association to its data store.
Weather data company MeteoGroup reports that it has developed its own new tidal currents model for integration into its SPOS Onboard and RouteGuard services.
Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) has announced that Helikon Shipping Enterprises, a London-based bulk carrier operator, has expanded its use of the GNS Voyager software system to its entire fleet, to be used for route planning and optimisation.
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