ABS reports that it has issued a new release of its Nautical Systems (NS) Enterprise fleet management software, now including a new business intelligence module called NS Insight and a Cloud-based NS Voyage Manager.
Japan-headquartered Weathernews and Mitsui & Co. have announced that they have formed a joint venture called maruFreight, which aims to provide a platform for maritime companies to match cargo with the best available shipping options.
Freight rates intelligence platform Xeneta reports that it has added reefer container rate data to its system, and has begun to populate its database with more than 30,000 data points for major trade lanes that have been generated by existing customers that joined its beta programme.
Royston Diesel Power has added to its enginei fuel management system with the addition of a new module offering improved monitoring of onboard and onshore fuel tank inventories.
The Panama Canal has launched an Emissions Calculator, a tool to allow shipping companies to accurately assess their carbon emissions, which will also rank transiting vessels by the extent to which they have reduced carbon emissions by using the Canal versus alternate routes.
Container shipping company Transmar Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IACC Holdings, has joined the INTTRA network to expand its electronic booking and shipping instructions processing capabilities in the Middle East, Red Sea, Arabian Gulf and East Coast of Africa.
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.
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