FrontM and CLIXLogic have announced a strategic partnership intended to significantly enhance the adoption of the companies’ platform, collaboration products and satellite cloud capabilities.
ABB has won a contract to supply its digital solution ABB Ability Marine Advisory System – OCTOPUS to Roll Group’s latest vessel, BigRoll Biscay. The ABB marine software improves the safety and efficiency of ship operations by optimising the route based on weather and forecasted vessel motions.
OceanWise has introduced a new course for marine professionals, “Introduction to Change Management” that helps professionals to develop a greater understanding of change, how it affects the individual and the organisation.
An autonomous drone inspection has successfully taken place onboard a 19.4 metre high oil tank onboard a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel.
The Coronavirus pandemic is leaving the maritime and offshore energy sectors vulnerable to cyber-attack, with Naval Dome citing a massive 400 per cent increase in attempted hacks since February 2020.
Inmarsat is ramping up its response to COVID-19 with additional initiatives to improve seafarer wellbeing. These initiatives include further collaboration with ISWAN (International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network) and maritime charities, the launch of a new chatcard and the wider roll-out of a COVID-19 video telemedicine call service.
ScanjetPSM has launched a new solution to provide essential back-up in the event of failure or malicious adjustment of a GPS system.
DNV GL and ABB have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate digitalisation in the maritime industry. The agreement was signed remotely by DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen and ABB Marine & Ports managing director Juha Koskela in an online ceremony.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore (NUS) have announced the launch of Smart Port Challenge (SPC) 2020 under Port Innovation Ecosystem Reimagined @ BLOCK71 (PIER71). Start-ups participating in this year’s challenge will now have direct access to PIER71’s Venture Capital (VC) partner network for investment advice and opportunities.
The Eastern Pacific Accelerator Powered by Techstars has announced that applications are now open for the second round of the programme.
The Hellenic Coast Guard has selected Frequentis and Space Hellas to provide an integrated communication system to enhance search and rescue and maritime safety for the Greek coastline.
ChartWorld has launched MyFleet, the shipping industry’s first free-of-charge cloud-based tool to do due diligence on voyage planning. MyFleet is an easy-to-use web-based tool designed to support onshore teams to check and assess risk in a ship’s voyage plan.
ABB Turbocharging has introduced a new digital offering to enhance the insights delivered by its engine performance diagnostics software, ABB Ability Tekomar XPERT.
DNV GL has launched a new certification in infection prevention for the maritime industry. The release of this custom certification aims to help the maritime industry resume operations better prepared for COVID-19 or other emerging pathogens. Genting Cruise Lines is the first customer working towards the CIP-M certification for its vessel “Explorer Dream” under the Dream Cruises brand.
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