Singapore transport minister and second finance minister Raymond Lim has announced the launch of a new maritime satellite communications training centre that is to form part of the Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA).
Stratos announced yesterday that it has reached a milestone of 100 million messages sent via its AmosConnect maritime satellite communications service.
COM DEV International, a manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, have announced that the company has secured a space flight opportunity to demonstrate an advanced AIS data detection capability from space.
Globalstar has announced that October 21, 2007 will be the scheduled date for the launch of four new Globalstar first-generation ground spare satellites.
Wärtsilä has introduced a new, '-D' version of its RT-flex50 low-speed marine engine type with a higher power rating and lower fuel consumption compared with the existing '-B' version.
Sonar company FarSounder has been awarded a $2 million grant from the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for work to develop a long range/high speed navigation and obstacle avoidance sonar.
The Norwegian Hydrographic Service (NHS), operator of the Primar electronic navigational chart (ENC) service, has launched a new set of Business to Business services which it says will assist in integrating distributors? business systems directly with the Primar ENC service.
ABS Nautical Systems reports that is to begin industry beta-testing of a new tanker vetting module by the end of this year, with the expectation that it will be commercially available in 2008.
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has issued a complete revision of its comprehensive handbook on the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS), the GMDSS Manual.
Fortune Technologies has announced that it has signed a contract with SeaWorld Management and Trading Inc for the supply of Microsoft Dynamics Nav " Fortune Maritime Add On Solution on their entire fleet.
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