Cobham reports that it has now obtained acceptances for more than 90 per cent of the issued share capital of Thrane & Thrane as a result of its takeover offer, and that, subject to receiving merger clearances, this now provides a clear path to securing 100 per cent ownership of the company.
Cambium Networks and Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems (BATS Wireless) are to provide a wireless point-to-point (PTP) radio and antenna tracking solution which will be incorporated as part of a 4G mobile communications networking project for the US Navy.
Subsea 7 has ordered the OCTOPUS motion monitoring and ship response forecast system from Amarcon for the recently delivered Pipelay/Heavy Lift vessel Seven Borealis.
Videotel Marine International reports that it has developed a new Dynamic Positioning Basic Training Course, in conjunction with C-MAR’s The Dynamic Positioning Centre.
Marine electronics supplier Ships Electronic Services (SES) has announced that it has been awarded a GBP£375,000 contract to supply all the navigation and communications equipment for two new Hybrid Ferries being built at Ferguson Shipbuilders, Port Glasgow for Caledonian Marine Assets.
Three months after being established, SENER Korea Engineering and Systems Co (SKES) has won its first contract, a licence agreement with KR Engineering Co (KRE) for the use of FORAN, SENER’s 3D-model based software for ship design and production.
Veripos reports that it has been commissioned by Aberdeen-based Specialist Subsea Services (S3), the survey, positioning and ROV subsidiary of the Reef Subsea group of companies, to supply facilities and equipment aboard two of its new multi-purpose vessels, Reef Despina and Reef Larissa.
AVEVA has introduced an enhanced version of its instrumentation and control engineering software, AVEVA Instrumentation 12.1, available for both plant and marine environments.
Inmarsat has announced that the FleetBroadband Multi-voice service, a new capability that will allow up to nine simultaneous telephone calls to be made through a single FleetBroadband terminal, is now available.
ABS Nautical Systems reports that implementation of its NS5 Enterprise software sysytem has begun on Reederei Claus-Peter Offen’s 103-strong fleet of container vessels.
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