LOC Group, the international marine and engineering consulting firm, is set to launch a digital platform, TRITΩN, which will support the signatories to the Poseidon Principles and their clients by assessing the carbon performance of assets and the alignment of investment portfolios, with the targets set out in the Principles. The platform will be operated by LOC Digital, an LOC Group company, which is expected to be established over the coming weeks.
Eight years ago, e-Navigation specialist NAVTOR signed its first customer, launching the concept of Pay As You Sail (PAYS) ENC subscription to the global marketplace. The customer was Havila Shipping and the vessel PAYS set sail with, the Havila Clipper, is still using the same solution today. Since then, nearly 6,000 vessels have subscribed to e-Navigation solutions from NAVTOR.
MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division, has announced a new digital addition to its retrofit portfolio. Called ‘MAN EngineVault’, the new initiative prepares shipowners for developments within the increasingly important area of marine cybersecurity. In connection with this, the IMO, SIRE and SOLAS are all set to introduce guidelines from January 1, 2021 that will require operators to address the issue.
Risk Intelligence has signed an agreement with Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha - NYK Group (NYK) for the Risk Intelligence System (MaRisk+PortRisk).
Cobham SATCOM has announced the launch of its latest software upgrade for SAILOR 4300 L-Band, the first terminal in Cobham’s portfolio of Iridium Certus Connected range solutions.
Greek ship management company Thenamaris has rolled out Marpoint’s Evo News service across its entire fleet of 87 vessels, which includes oil tankers, bulk carriers and containerships, three LNG carriers and four LPG carriers.
Intellian has announced the launch of its next generation tri-band product, the v240MT Gen-II antenna. Developed from the tri-band v240MT – the first multi-orbit, multi-frequency and auto-switching antenna in the market, with over 150 systems already deployed – the new product adds a host of additional features and value, including the ability to operate multiple antennas seamlessly via its dual datacenter capability, and enhanced Ku-band performance.
Iridium Communications has announced that the Iridium Certus 700 service is commercially available and is providing the fastest L-band speeds in the industry.
OSM Maritime Group has extended its partnership with Norwegian technology company Tero Marine to roll out its fleet management software, TM Master suite, across OSM’s entire global fleet.
In fulfilling its mission to provide the most optimised service to its customers, Evergreen Line has launched ‘GreenX’ platform. Responding to the need for greater efficiencies through digitalisation, GreenX allows customers to enjoy seamless booking capabilities in addition to direct access to integrated trade services.
KVH Industries has announced that AgilePlans Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) is now available as a regional offering using KVH’s ultra-compact, 37 cm TracPhone V3-HTS antenna. With data speeds as fast as 5 Mbps down/2 Mbps up, the TracPhone V3-HTS is designed to enable fishing vessels, workboats, and smaller commercial vessels to leverage fast and reliable Internet connectivity. The service includes new rate plans with no overage charges.
ChartWorld has launched version 1.2 of its digital voyage planning solution, My Route Appraisal (MyRA).
Seagull Maritime has joined Benefit Software, making it the latest member to join the company’s integrated framework for crew-management and training tools.
Kongsberg Maritime has announced that contracts have been signed for the sale of a HUGIN autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) System to the Indian National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), located in Chennai, India.
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