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.
Recently founded Korea-based container shipping company SM Line has announced an agreement with electronic transaction platform INTTRA, which will extend the platform’s reach into Korea while offering SM Line an additional booking network to connect with its customers.
BMT SMART (BMT) has launched its SMARTMOBILE webpage, a portal offering access to key vessel performance data that has been optimised for smartphones and smaller tablets.
Bureau Veritas has launched ‘My Ballast Water Management Plan’ (My BWMP), a digital system to assist shipping companies in meeting requirements for compliance with the Ballast Water Management convention.
The second edition of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships has been released, compiled by a joint industry group led by BIMCO and now including new members OCIMF and IUMI, as well as original contributors CLIA, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO.
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