Maritime technology company GNS has announced a new strategic partnership with SIRM, a supplier of navigation and telecommunications equipment, that will see the companies combine GNS’s software and navigation technologies with SIRM’s Cloud-based services and telecommunications capabilities.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has agreed a deal with Helsinki-headquartered NAPA, which will see the Finnish software developer provide performance analysis and reporting for 80 of MOL’s time-chartered bulk carriers.
Airbus Defence and Space has launched a new service called Ocean Finder, offering satellite-based detection and identification reports for assets at sea.
UK-based Marine Software Ltd reports that it has recently completed the delivery of its MPMWin - Marine Planned Maintenance software system to a series of Seacor Marine newbuild vessels.
The Nautical Institute has made a set of new online skills training courses available free of charge to its members, developed in collaboration with KVH Videotel, with topics including risk assessment at sea, marine environmental awareness, ECDIS and crisis management.
Germany-based Hanseaticsoft has launched an updated version of its Rest Hours module as part of its Cloud Crewing maritime software system, designed to assist in managing crew schedules and seafarers’ working hours.
Satellite-AIS data provider exactEarth is to gain CAD$7.2 million (approx. US$5.5m) in investment over three years from the Government of Canada, to support the development, management and expansion of exactView RT, the company’s real-time Satellite-AIS service.
Online ocean carrier trade platform INTTRA has announced that it has been acquired by E2open, a Cloud-based provider of networked supply chain systems, with the aim of creating a unified global digital logistics and supply chain network.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority, ABN AMRO and Samsung SDS, the logistics and IT arm of Samsung, have joined forces to launch a pilot project that will look to integrate physical, administrative and financial transactions within international distribution chains through the use of blockchain technology.
Norwegian company VesselMan reports that it has teamed up with classification society DNV GL to integrate DNV GL’s Best Practices for dry-docking into the VesselMan Cloud-based system for management of maintenance projects.
Maritime HSEQ software company OceanManager has announced the launch of its new vesFMS system, which uses data analytics, Artificial Intelligence and operational optimisation by location to improve management of vessel maintenance, supply, procurement, crewing and safety.
The STM (Sea Traffic Management) Validation project has welcomed a sixth shore centre to its European testing network, with Tallinn VTS joining the project as the first shore centre to come onboard outside of the initial five-strong EU-funded grouping.
Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management reports that it has completed the installation of Naval Dome’s Endpoint maritime cyber defence package onboard a 57,692GT Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC), the first of 55 PCTCs under Stamco management scheduled to be outfitted with the cyber system.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced two new agreements to bring 3D printing capabilities to the port, having signed MoUs covering the creation of an additive manufacturing production facility for port applications, and the launch of a Joint Industry Programme (JIP) for additive manufacturing of marine parts.
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