Grieg Star has contracted SpecTec to build a new AMOS ship database, importing a Shipdex dataset for new crane equipment delivered by MacGregor.
The vessel National Geographic Explorer has had its ECDIS software upgraded during a recent visit to Scandinavia, in the wake of recent IHO concerns over display issues with ECDIS systems.
Livewire Connections has launched a new section on its website, designed to help users locate spare parts for their Sea Tel VSAT and TVRO antenna systems.
ECDIS training and consultancy company ECDIS Ltd has signed a new agreement with Kelvin Hughes to offer training on Kelvin Hughes MantaDigital systems, on a global basis.
Autoship Systems Corporation (ASC) is to supply its PC-based marine design software package to Dubai-based Focus Marine LLC, a provider of services to the United Arab Emirates shipbuilding industry.
Inmarsat has announced the latest partners for its forthcoming Global Xpress Ka-band service, after the Telemar Group and Florida-based GMPCS Personal Communications were named as the first Value Added Resellers for the product, while JRC has signed up to provide a range of connectivity solutions for the service.
Astrium Services, part of the EADS Group and the parent company of Vizada following its 2011 acquisition of the maritime communications provider, is to restructure the company and discontinue the Vizada brand.
Following an agreement at a meeting hosted by the IMO Secretariat, the manufacturers of ECDIS equipment are set to publicly publish information on the latest versions of the software used to operate their equipment with the aim of ensuring the systems are kept up to date.
Maritime software company SpecTec has been acquired by the Volaris Group, a company that specialises in acquiring and growing vertical market technology companies.
German tanker owner and manager Ernst Jacob is to install VSAT and FleetBroadband across its fleet of 15 tankers, following an agreement with Marlink.
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