The three-year, €20 million STM Validation Project has concluded with a final conference held at the International Maritime Organization in London, where representatives of nine industry stakeholders expressed their intention to take future responsibility for the digital Maritime Service Infrastructure developed by the project.
PC Maritime has launched a new route optimisation system, developed in line with the latest ECDIS standards to allow exported vessel routes to be reviewed and modified by ship managers, port authorities and relevant shore-based authorities.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced the launch of an ambitious research partnership in Japan aimed at developing an advanced navigation support system for use at sea.
Wärtsilä’s Transas division has announced the signing of a new contract to supply a Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) to Norway-based fleet operator Wilson ASA, with the new infrastructure to include onboard navigational and communication components as well as access to fleet data from shore-based locations.
Norwegian company Nautisk has announced a partnership that will see its digital navigation and bridge management products made available via Kongsberg Digital’s Kognifai platform.
Navico and C-MAP have announced that the companies are set to merge, with the C-MAP brand to join Lowrance, Simrad and B&G within the Navico portfolio, effective immediately.
Marine Press, Total Marine Solutions and Brenock have announced a new partner agreement which will see Marine Press add Total Marine Solution’s Ocean Guardian application as an embedded software in its SeaPassage package of e-navigation systems.
Denmark and China have signalled their intention to support increased cooperation between the countries in maritime activities, particularly in the area of electronic navigation.
The Nautical Institute has insisted that all vessels, autonomous or not, should comply with the COLREGs, as the process to decide how to regulate unmanned systems begins at IMO.
The EU-funded maritime digitalisation project EfficienSea2 has drawn to a close, with the final conclusions from the three-year project presented to stakeholders at a final conference in Copenhagen.
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