AtoBviaC has launched a new Port to Port - Online version of the BP Shipping Marine Distance Tables, offering the user the ability to calculate both SECA (Sulphur Emission Control Area) distances and distances in the North America ECA (Emission Control Area).
PC Maritime reports that 100 navigating officers have now successfully completed its ECDIS Type Training course and passed the Assessment test required for formal certification since the course was issued in March.
AVEVA has signed a contract extension with Huntington Ingalls Industries for AVEVA MARS, an Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) software solution, implemented at Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of HII.
Oakwell Shipyard, part of the Oakwell Group company, has added the FORAN system from Sener to operations at its shipyard facilities at Sattahip, Thailand.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation's decision to take action to address operating anomalies with ECDIS has been welcomed by The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which it hopes will help to get to grips with this “serious problem.”
Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has contracted Raytheon Anschütz to retrofit the newly developed Anschütz NautoPilot 5300 autopilot system onboard its fleet of oil tankers, replacing the existing systems, with the aim of improving energy efficiency.
Harris CapRock Communications is to work with O3b Networks on its recently agreed contract to supply Royal Caribbean Cruises' Oasis of the Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world, with its O3b Maritime VSAT service.
SatPoint and Maritime Communication Partner (MCP) are to work together to provide VSAT satellite communication and mobile phone services to ferry company Scandlines.
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