Inmarsat has announced the first appointments to its global network of XpressLink dealers, with twelve companies to offer the service via sales teams based in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Boatracs and KVH report that they are to work together to deliver a communications service for small to medium sized businesses in the commercial workboat and fishing markets.
Tokyo-based company Marubeni has deployed a cloud-based shipping software system for chartering, vessel operations, and freight risk management from Triple Point Technology.
Swedish company Adveto says that it has secured a new deal for ECDIS OEM licences with a value of 2.5 million SEK (approximately US$372,000) under a cooperation agreement with ChartWorld.
Videotel reports that it has launched a new training series, Leadership and Team Working Skills, which aims to assist in building competence in resource management.
The world’s largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation, has joined the MONALISA project, led by The Swedish Maritime Administration, which aims to continuously track the locations of cruise and cargo vessels sailing in European waters.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew their bilateral agreement on maritime Research and Development (R&D), education and training for another three years.
The Jotron Group has announced that it will merge its remaining Norwegian companies (Jotron AS, Jotron Phontech AS and Jotron SatCom AS), following the sale of its Jotron Consultas AS software division.
Veripos has been awarded a new three-year contract by Kuala Lumpur-based Orogenic Geoexpro for continued provision of GNSS positioning services to the Malaysian company’s fleet of vessels.
Dry-bulk operator Oldendorff Carriers has agreed a deal with Norwegian company BASS, to implement its software system.
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