Inmarsat has opened a new facility in Ålesund, Norway, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC), to ramp up its work with third party technology companies on development of applications to connect with Fleet Xpress through its Certified Applications Provider (CAP) programme.
A new report from law firm Clyde & Co and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has suggested that approximately two-thirds of 220 maritime industry executives surveyed (64 per cent) believe there is uncertainty surrounding liability issues relating to unmanned ships should a vessel be involved in an incident as a result of a cyber-attack.
Wärtsilä has agreed a deal to supply a range of systems to an LNG-fuelled ferry being built for Finland-based Viking Line at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry yard in China.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has expanded its range of digital services for ships visiting the port, as the organisation reaffirmed its commitment to keeping Singapore at the forefront of technological innovation in the maritime sector.
Maritime UK has launched a new Industry Code of Practice for the design, construction and operation of autonomous and semi-autonomous vessels up to 24 metres long, covering manufacturing, safety, communication and navigation, through to training and skills.
Navis, part of Cargotec Corporation, has partnered with Microsoft China, terminal equipment manufacturer ZPMC and infrastructure advisory firm Moffatt & Nichol to form a joint taskforce on automation systems for container terminals.
NSSLGlobal Technologies, a fully owned subsidiary of NSSLGlobal, reports that it has acquired the range of communications technologies developed by SatLink, taking full ownership of SatLink’s VSAT modem and Hub product families while also retaining SatLink’s software engineering team.
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