Sperry Marine is to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for six fast patrol craft being built by Austal Shipyards in Australia for the government of Trinidad and Tobago, which will be installed and commissioned by Electrotech Australia Pty Ltd.
SpecTec and ShipServ have announced their intention to strengthen cooperation between the two companies, who will work together to promote their combined solutions for e-business and purchasing to the shipping industry.
A hand-held reader developed by TransCore, in conjunction with DAP Technologies and CoreStreet, has received US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) authorisation for use in the security clearance of personnel accessing US ports under the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) programme.
The US Coast Guard's Acquisition Directorate has announced the award of a contract for the delivery of the core Nationwide Automatic Identification System data exchange capability to Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp.
SpeedCast has received a service order from SELEX Communications, a Finmeccanica company, to supply six vessels with its SeaCast maritime broadband VSAT satellite service in coastal sea regions around India and South East Asia.
Otesat-Maritel has been appointed as an Authorised Testing Application Service Provider (ASP) for Long-Range Identification & Tracking (LRIT) systems by the Greek Ministry of Mercantile Marine, while Absolute Maritime Tracking Services (AMTS) will be the sole LRIT ASP and National Data Centre (NDC) provider for all Panama flagged vessels.
Marlink has introduced its new WaveCall by Marlink service, the next generation of the WaveCall satellite communications system using the Sea Tel Ku-band VSAT 4006 antenna system. Marlink acquired the WaveCall brand from Sea Tel at the end of October 2008.
ORBCOMM reports that it has completed a global AIS distribution commercial agreement with Lloyd's Register - Fairplay (LRF) for its space-based AIS tracking network.
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