European ferry operator Scandlines has agreed a deal with Logimatic to implement selected HSQE modules from the SERTICA fleet management software system, with an initial focus on integrating a safety management system with the SERTICA Management Systems module.
Boston-based autonomous vessel technology company Sea Machines Robotics has closed a $10 million fundraising round, bringing the total funding raised by the company to $12.5 million.
Finnish gantry crane and port systems provider Konecranes has agreed to pilot UK-based start-up CargoMate’s port call optimisation technology from Q1 2019, to assess how the application can assist in minimising delays and idle time for container ships in port.
Germany-based maritime training technology company Safebridge has launched myCert, a digital platform which utilises blockchain technology to provide a secure online environment to manage maritime certification.
Trelleborg’s marine systems division has added to its SafePilot range for pilots and ports with the launch of SafePilot CAT MAX, a replacement for its SafePilot CAT III system for use in heading and positioning applications.
Kongsberg has announced that it has now opened up its Kognifai Partner Program to all third party developers, allowing companies to leverage its Kognifai infrastructure and the support of its Kongsberg Digital division to join its ecosystem of technologies and services available to Kongsberg customers.
A group of ports located in the North East of the UK have joined a project aiming to pilot ‘smart’ digital initiatives and satellite-based systems to improve operations, as part of the Smart Port North East Testbed.
The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee’s (MSC) 100th session has been completed, with progress reported by the committee in the Organization’s regulatory scoping exercise on maritime autonomous surface ships.
Intellian has introduced a new addition to its ‘high power’ output range of maritime satellite antennas, with the launch of the GX60HP 60cm-class Global Xpress terminal.
Offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator Seacat Services has installed the BareFLEET remote monitoring system, developed by Reygar, across its fleet of fourteen catamarans.
Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a joint initiative between BLOC and the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, has announced the establishment of a consortium to pilot a blockchain-based seafarer certification system, which includes The Mission to Seafarers, Maersk, Heidmar, PTC Holdings Corp, Hanseaticsoft, Navozyme and C-LOG.
PC Maritime reports that it has added the universal route format RTZ to its ECDIS system, to provide ship operators with the potential to share routes across their fleets regardless of the ECDIS type onboard.
Maritime software provider MESPAS has released the latest update to its fleet management application, adding new features specifically designed to assist safety and quality managers.
Satellite AIS data company exactEarth reports that its AIS payload onboard the Spanish radar satellite PAZ has completed its commissioning phase and is now fully operational, expanding the company’s capabilities to collect global vessel data from space.
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