ClassNK reports that it has released an updated software system that calculates and analyses a ship’s speed for Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation in line with the latest revised IMO guidelines.
Maersk has launched an instant booking system for its container services, aiming to allow customers to book a container with the shipping company as easily as booking a flight ticket online.
KVH has launched its latest small antenna system with the introduction of the 37cm TracPhone V3-HTS, a marine Ku-band VSAT antenna weighing 11kg.
Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China-based Tianjin Port Group, currently the world’s largest terminal complex using the Navis N4 terminal software system.
Classification society ABS has released a new guidance document providing a goal-based framework to enable data-driven decision making based on smart technology in the marine and offshore industries.
Comité International Radio-Maritime (CIRM), the association of marine electronics companies, has published its Guideline on Performance Test Procedure for ECDIS, outlining tests to be carried out on a ship’s ECDIS installation to determine if it meets the operational requirements defined by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Maritime technology company GNS has announced a new strategic partnership with SIRM, a supplier of navigation and telecommunications equipment, that will see the companies combine GNS’s software and navigation technologies with SIRM’s Cloud-based services and telecommunications capabilities.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has agreed a deal with Helsinki-headquartered NAPA, which will see the Finnish software developer provide performance analysis and reporting for 80 of MOL’s time-chartered bulk carriers.
Airbus Defence and Space has launched a new service called Ocean Finder, offering satellite-based detection and identification reports for assets at sea.
UK-based Marine Software Ltd reports that it has recently completed the delivery of its MPMWin - Marine Planned Maintenance software system to a series of Seacor Marine newbuild vessels.
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