ChartWorld has announced a cooperation with JRC to add ChartWorld’s Information Overlay service, known as CIO+ onto JRC ECDIS.
FURUNO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (headquartered in Nishinomiya, Japan) is introducing, for the first time, a Magnetron-free chart radar/radar solution in both X-band and S-band configurations, with the addition of two new Solid-State X-band models: FAR-NXT 2xx8 radar and FAR-NXT 3xxx chart radar.
ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) and MTI for their joint project on the concept design of an autonomous ship framework (APExS).
Tanker owner Euronav has signed an agreement with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to strengthen its fleet condition monitoring programme with remote approval.
BASSnet has launched its BASSnet Inspection mobile app, which is fully integrated with BASSnet SAFIR (Safety & Improvement Reporting), allowing vessel and shore-based personnel to instantly go digital when conducting audits and inspections on site.
Marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has developed a remote Dynamic Positioning (DP) inspection service, allowing clients to comply with DP trials, regardless of the current limits on travel to vessels. This new service is an extension of the existing DP inspection offer.
The Mission to Seafarers has published a COVID-19 special issue of its Seafarer Happiness Index report, which shows a growing feeling of confusion from crew changing as the landscape shifts around them.
Laskaridis Shipping Company has recently completed the rollout of Inmarsat Fleet Xpress across its fleet of more than 40 bulkers. Having previously used Fleet Broadband, the upgrade to the Fleet Xpress 2 MB/s MIR plan is part of a forward-thinking modernisation process, in conjunction with Navarino, as the company moves towards a fully digital fleet.
Startup Wharf has launched a new website, providing content for the maritime start-up ecosystem and resources for start-ups, maritime companies, and investors.
ChartWorld is offering its CIO+ Information Overlay Service free of charge to all vessels until the current crew exchange process has been resolved.
Kale Logistics Solutions, an Logistics IT solutions partner for Fortune 500 companies worldwide, is offering a free trial of its electronic delivery order (e-DO) service to support shipping lines and freight forwarders to continue with their business operations during COVID-19.
Baze Technology has launched a new solution for offline streaming of media and information sharing.
Maritime management software provider Hanseaticsoft and e-procurement specialist iMarine Software have announced a partnership agreement to integrate their platforms to streamline purchasing processes.
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