The IALA (International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities) Council has adopted a new specification guideline for digital services in the maritime domain, based on input from the EfficienSea2 project led by the Danish Maritime Administration.
The first full sea trials of the Maritime Connectivity Platform (MCP), created via a partnership between the EfficienSea2 and STM Validation projects in Europe and the Korean SMART Navigation Project, have been successfully completed with a demonstration of the technology in Korea.
ABB has launched a new situational awareness system that can be used by officers anywhere onboard a ship to access multiple real-time visualisations of a vessel’s surroundings.
Norway-based navigation technology company Nautisk has released an updated version of its digital navigation publication library, NaviTab.
Alphatron Marine has launched an automated course and track control system for the inland shipping segment that allows a ship to sail automatically along a predefined line.
Maritime navigation company Nautisk has announced a partnership with the Korea Environmental Science & Technology Institute (KESTI), which will see the Korean company offer Nautisk’s digital navigation products and services to its regional market.
GNS has launched its new VOYAGER Hub application platform, with the aim of supporting implementation of selected software systems on board ship while also providing an additional layer of protection against cyber threats.
JRC and Alphatron Marine have introduced a new version of their AlphaBridge system targeted at medium and small vessels, allowing full control from a central seated command position.
The team behind the Maritime Cloud project, a joint initiative of three global e-Navigation projects, has decided to change the name of its information exchange network to the Maritime Connectivity Platform (MCP), to more accurately describe its objectives as it moves from testbed to real life implementation.
International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) president Dieter Berg has predicted a shake-up in marine insurance as a result of the introduction of disruptive technologies across the maritime sector, with potentially positive results for insurers if the process is approached in a responsible manner.
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