HAV Ship Management Kaliningrad is to install an online crew management software system from CrewInspector.com.
Gentay has launched its Low Cost Global Roaming SIM Card, targeted at roaming office based ship managers and vessel based users of cell phones facing high roaming charges.
The Canadian Coast Guard reports that it is to upgrade twelve Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centres across the country with new technology to assist in the provision of communication and traffic services to mariners.
SAM Electronics has introduced its ECDISPILOT Basic, a new small ECDIS unit specifically designed for retrofit applications aboard ships of all types and sizes, in accordance with IMO carriage requirements beginning this July.
NAVTOR has announced the introduction of NavSync, a new system to allow the most up to date versions of Electronic Navigation Charts (ENCs) to be uploaded directly to an ECDIS from a USB device.
Marlink reports that it is to introduce new C-band services on the iDirect platform, utilising DVB-S2 with Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) technology on regional, multi-regional and global maritime C-band beams.
Sperry Marine reports that it is to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for the new class of patrol boats being built for the Swedish Coast Guard.
The RMK Marine shipyard in Tuzla Bay, Turkey, is to implement the Paramarine marine design software, developed by QinetiQ GRC, for manoeuvring analysis.
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.
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