Container booking platform INTTRA has welcomed Locus Software Limited into its network of partners. Locus Software is the developer of Odyssey, a Cloud-based enterprise shipping system for both ocean carriers and non-vessel operating common carriers.
Q88 has announced the completion of an integration project to connect its software platform with the ClearLynx bunker procurement application, to allow customers to create requisitions in ClearLynx automatically from Q88’s Cloud-based voyage management system, Q88VMS.
The Dubai-based Marcura Group has announced the acquisition of the UK-based companies G-Ports (UK) Ltd and Falmor Ltd, with the aim of expanding its digital services for chartering customers.
Bunker trader and supplier Brightoil has launched a set of online tools to assist global bunker buyers, allowing them to lock-in costs for up to nine months forward and reduce their exposure to price swings.
KVH company Videotel has introduced its new Videotel Performance Manager, combining training content from Videotel with web-based data analytics from KVH, with the aim of providing maritime managers with useful insights into fleet training activities.
UK-based OilFront has launched a new technology-based bunker brokerage system, which it says could save small and medium-sized companies that can’t afford a dedicated bunker buying team up to $3 per metric ton when buying fuel.
Airbus Defence and Space has partnered with CSO Alliance, a maritime community of Company Security Officers (CSOs), to build an online reporting platform for global maritime crime, including cyber incidents.
The New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), creator of a digital forward freight contract system for container shipping, has raised US$13 million after completing a Series A round of funding, with Hapag-Lloyd and CMA-CGM among a group of investors also including GE Ventures and Goldman Sachs.
Carnival UK is to implement a new electronic document management software (EDMS) system from Filestream to manage seafarer employment agreements (SEAs) for crews working on two of its cruise brands, Cunard Line and P&O Cruises.
Shipping association BIMCO has launched a range of new eLearning courses on its updated Docebo platform, offering a choice of tutor-led study or flexible untutored sessions according to the user’s preference.
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