ABB is to supply its onboard motion monitoring and forecasting system to the Xiang Rui Kou heavy lift vessel, which will complete delivery of the software to the entire Cosco Heavy Transport fleet.
Telesat has announced new service contracts with SpeedCast for additional Ku-band coverage over maritime routes.
Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to provide integrated turnkey electrical packages, including its Nacos Platinum navigation system, for four new RoRo ferries being built at the Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) yard in Germany.
Maritime trade union Nautilus International has launched a survey on crew connectivity, which it says will be used to help seafarers shape the way shipping companies use technology on board vessels.
Videotel reports that it has renewed its contract with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) for its Videotel On Demand (VOD) training package and related software services.
Danelec Marine and its distribution partner Elcome International have reported new deals to supply Danelec DM100 Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) to 14 ships in the Middle East.
Q88 has agreed a partnership with Ship & Bunker, enabling users of Q88VMS – Q88’s Cloud-based voyage management system – to access Ship & Bunker’s independently sourced bunker price data from within the application.
ClassNK’s wholly owned database services subsidiary Ship Data Center (ShipDC) has agreed a deal to add marine weather information from the Japan Weather Association to its data store.
SMSGlobal reports that it will provide daily coverage of the UEFA Euro 2016 football championships and the 2016 Rio Olympics free of charge to customers of its CrewCommCenter satellite communications software.
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