A US research initiative has released the web-based version of its Geospatial Intermodal Freight Transportation Model (GIFT), a tool which allows companies to evaluate the economic costs and greenhouse gas emissions associated with moving goods by rail, road and sea.
Shippingcluster, a free social network for the maritime industry, has been joined by more than 500 professionals and 100 companies from over 30 countries since it launched last month, its founding partner and CEO Eirik Fosse told Digital Ship.
The EU-backed SUPPORT (Security UPgrade for PORTS) project reports that it will be demonstrating some "practical results" from its programme to develop technologies to improve port security at an event in Sweden in May.
Witherby Digital has announced that it has now made maritime specific eBooks from the WHO (World Health Organisation) available to view and download via its Digital Publications Manager.
Korean Register (KR) has released what it says is the world’s first mobile app containing all up-to-date IMO conventions.
Pole Star Space Applications today announced the release of a new version of its web-based tracking solution Fleet Management, FM 2.0, which is being rolled out free to existing FM customers.
Norwegian e-learning provider Seagull today announced that Thome Ship Management has migrated its existing Thome Competence Management System (TCMS) into the Seagull Competence Manager online platform to manage its growing demand for crew training and gap identification.
Marlins today announced that both its security courses have been approved by the Liberian registry (LISCR).
The Crewtoo seafarers' social network, operated by KVH Industries, has announced that it has launched an online maritime jobs board.
The Korean Register (KR) today announced that it has donated its KR-CON software to students at the World Maritime University (WMU).
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