Software company Infonic has been awarded a contract with the EDS-led, ATLAS Consortium for the supply of software licence and maintenance to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) totalling a minimum of "8.3 million ($17.3 million).
The President of the Royal Institute of Navigation in the UK, Professor David Last, has launched a scathing attack on the EU's Galileo positioning system, a European answer to American GPS which has suffered a number of delays and is already at least three years behind schedule.
The US Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) ID card scheme is finally underway after five years of discussion and deliberation, with the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas yesterday joining the Port of Wilmington, Delaware, as the first ports to begin the enrolment of maritime workers under programme.
The International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has issued a warning to ship agents following an increasing number of criminal attempts to obtain delivery of cargo using forged e-mails.
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