ABB reports that it is working with MeteoGroup to equip 140 Maersk Line containerships with advisory software that will help to optimise routes based on factors including hull design and weather.
Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has jointly developed a ‘Sea Weather Forecasting System’ with the Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology (KIOST), capable of analysing sea weather information such as wave height, wind speed and current patterns on an hourly basis.
Amarcon, the developer of OCTOPUS-Onboard, has integrated the Wave and Surface Current Monitoring System (WaMoS II) from OceanWaveS into its advisory suite. The combination is being demonstrated at SMM.
KVH Industries yesterday announced that it will transmit AWT's high-resolution weather data to subscribing vessels overs its mini-VSAT Broadband network.
Dryad Maritime, a UK-based intelligence company specialised in anti-piracy, is repositioning itself by offering a new Voyage Efficiency Service combining weather and fleet monitoring.
Scottish developer Jargoon has announced that it has added weather and piracy overlays to its Seall Passage Planner.
DNV GL has announced that it is increasing its ownership stake in StormGeo, a provider of weather-based decision support services, from 24 to 27 per cent.
Transas has announced today that it is to integrate MeteoGroup weather data into its FleetView Online SSAS-tracking software.
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.
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