Jumbo Shipping has renewed its Managed Service Agreements (MSA) contracts with Radio Holland, extending the agreement for another four years across four vessels.
A need for reliable data synchronisation over multiple systems first led Rocktree to GTMaritime, but the floating terminal operator now has much larger digital ambitions in its sights.
CargoX, the provider of the CargoX blockchain document transfer (BDT) platform, has been granted approval by the International Group of P&I Clubs (IGP&I) to use the neutral, public blockchain Ethereum network for its platform.
Wärtsilä, together with project partners Carnival Maritime and HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Centre (HVCC), have announced successful implementation and testing of a new solution for Just-in-Time sailing.
“Maritime procurement can be a real mess,” states Klaus Nyborg, a veteran of the shipping industry and non-executive chairman of Singapore-headquartered Moscord.
FrontM and global satellite communications provider Station Satcom headquartered in India have signed an agreement to help maritime businesses bring their ship to shore teams closer together in real time.
Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine has announced the launch of NAVIGAT 2500 and 3500, its next generation high accuracy, maintenance-free Fibre Optic Gyro (FOG) compasses.
A survey conducted by the Nautical Institute to understand seafarers’ current thoughts on the introduction of automation has found that mariners are fairly pragmatic about the increase of technology onboard.
Inmarsat has announced that it will bring its maritime, aviation and enterprise connectivity solutions to customers based in Saudi Arabia through new partner agreements.
Maritime IoT start-up Pentonet has announced the appointment of Trevor Whitworth as commercial director, tasked with expanding the company’s presence globally.
K Line RoRo Bulk Ship Management (KRBS) has partnered with NAVTOR to develop a digital manoeuvring assistant to enable safer, more accurate and optimally efficient vessel operations.
Greece-based shipowner and manager Kyklades Maritime has begun full installation of JiBe’s web-based integrated maritime ERP software for its ship management business.
Bremen-based Fr. Lürssen shipyard, the Machine Tool Laboratory (WZL) at RWTH Aachen University and PROSTEP AG have launched the ProProS research project, with the aim of setting up a digital twin for the manufacturing and assembly processes at shipyards and to use it for status control and optimisation of shipbuilding production.
Kongsberg Maritime has announced that the world’s first adaptive ferry transit has been conducted during normal service. This landmark event, which took place last week on a vessel fully loaded with passengers and vehicles and demonstrated fully automatic control from dock to dock, is a key step forward in the integration of autonomous technology into everyday shipping operations.
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