The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched a new internet portal, offering marine weather forecasts and real-time coastal wind and water condition information for the south east United States.
Flinter, the fifth largest maritime shipping company in the Netherlands, has chosen to install a system by Quintiq, and implementation partner The Logic Factory, to provide a planning and optimisation solution for crew and voyage planning.
Kongsberg Maritime's Polaris Bridge Operation (Ship's Bridge Simulator) and GMDSS simulators have received new DNV certification, to meet the standards for Bridge Operation Simulator with class notation Nautical Safety All Waters (NAUT-AW).
The UK's Royal Institute of Navigation, in partnership with the UK and Ireland General Lighthouse Authorities, is to hold a one-day tutorial on the operation of the eLoran navigation system, touted as the most viable complementary system for global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) like GPS.
The US Coast Guard has published a new strategic plan that it says will enhance and modernise its 'Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology' (C4&IT) in support of the execution of its missions.
American company Data Technology Solutions (DTS) has launched a new website which aims to directly connect customers with marine electronics and satellite communication products, using a simple online purchasing process.
SELEX Communications has been awarded a £1.6m contract by Astilleros Zamakona, to supply and install navigation, communications and entertainment systems on board six new build vessels, with the option of an additional two vessels, for Vroon Offshore Services.
Lehmann & Michels, a German producer of technical measuring instruments for large engines, and Eniram, a Finnish provider of decision support systems for the shipping industry, have signed an exclusive distribution agreement for the German market.
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