Health Systems International, a provider of healthcare solutions for the maritime industry, has recently completed a pilot project with Norwegian Cruise Lines testing an enhanced online appointment solution to help streamline health care for crew members once the ship reaches port.
Software provider BASS has announced that its BASSnet software package has now been certified by classification societies Lloyd's Register of Shipping, Bureau Veritas, Germanisher Lloyd, Det Norske Veritas (DNV), and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK).
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has approved a multi-year commitment with RFD Australia to purchase over 500 EPIRBs (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons) manufactured by US-based ACR Electronics, a deal which RFD says is the largest single contract for EPIRBs agreed in the country.
The program was conducted with the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) and other organisations and was held on the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Kaminesan which was under way in the South China Sea, on the morning of December 5.
The Fincantieri-built 90,000gt Queen Victoria is due to be named in Southampton by the Duchess of Cornwall accompanied by the Prince of Wales in December.
The Level III certification means that the Sperry Marine facility can now perform ECDIS calibration requirements for the Hatteland products, which are mandated under IMO regulations.
The Alphasat I-XL is part of a European Space Agency (ESA) initiative to develop a new spacecraft platform capable of carrying a large communications payload.
Inmarsat's two largest distribution partners, Stratos and Vizada, have confirmed the commercial availability of their new maritime broadband satellite communications solutions based on the FleetBroadband service.
The launch of the Thuraya-3 communications satellite from the Pacific Ocean, using a Zenit-3SL rocket, has been delayed for a sixth time due to poor weather conditions, a Russian Mission Control spokesman said Wednesday.
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