Wärtsilä has agreed a deal to supply a range of systems to an LNG-fuelled ferry being built for Finland-based Viking Line at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry yard in China.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has expanded its range of digital services for ships visiting the port, as the organisation reaffirmed its commitment to keeping Singapore at the forefront of technological innovation in the maritime sector.
Maritime UK has launched a new Industry Code of Practice for the design, construction and operation of autonomous and semi-autonomous vessels up to 24 metres long, covering manufacturing, safety, communication and navigation, through to training and skills.
Navis, part of Cargotec Corporation, has partnered with Microsoft China, terminal equipment manufacturer ZPMC and infrastructure advisory firm Moffatt & Nichol to form a joint taskforce on automation systems for container terminals.
The Thome Group has opened a new digitally-powered operations hub at its offices in Singapore to support both duty-personnel and Thome’s crisis teams.
NSSLGlobal Technologies, a fully owned subsidiary of NSSLGlobal, reports that it has acquired the range of communications technologies developed by SatLink, taking full ownership of SatLink’s VSAT modem and Hub product families while also retaining SatLink’s software engineering team.
Pole Star reports that it has entered into a technology sharing partnership with Globavista Limited, the owner of the BigOceanData (BOD) AIS-based vessel tracking portal, to cooperate on a new Maritime Domain Awareness / Advanced AIS Analytics technology initiative.
INTTRA has added two new Cloud-based products to its digital transactions platform, adding a new Container Forecasting and Allocation Solutions Tool (C-FAST) for freight forwarders and NVOCCs, as well as launching an improved version of its Ocean Schedules system.
Inmarsat has launched SafetyNET II, a service for Maritime Safety Information Providers (MSIPs) that forms part of an upgrade programme for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).
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