BIMCO has launched a new software module called SmartCon, which aims to simplify work processes for users when drafting contracts and clauses based on BIMCO standards.
Pro Nautas has announced that it has acquired maritime technology company Buss Data, a provider of software systems for cargo shipping, river cruise companies and port operations.
Rolls-Royce has announced that it intends to conduct a “strategic review” of its commercial marine business, which could see these operations sold off as it looks to narrow its focus and concentrate on the aerospace, defence and power systems markets.
A.P. Moller-Maersk and IBM have announced a new joint venture that will see the companies collaborate in the development of a blockchain-based global trade digitisation platform, built on open standards and designed for use by the entire shipping ecosystem.
ChartCo has announced the launch of its new web-based FleetManager software, allowing shore-based customers to access live ship management and tracking data via a web browser, on desktops, smartphones and tablets.
The newbuild COSCO Shipping Aries has become the first container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM’ for autonomous or remote control of its energy management system, in compliance with the revised version of LR’s Cyber-enabled ships ShipRight procedure, issued in December 2017.
Maritime training technology company Safebridge has launched two new products, a Competence Assessment Tool (CAT) to catalogue crew skills, and Safeyacht, a chartplotter training system for the leisure market.
Global Eagle Entertainment has launched OceanPrime TV, a live TV package designed for crews in the commercial maritime market.
Netherlands-based marine engineering consultancy Royal Roos has entered into a cooperation agreement with 3D printer manufacturer CEAD to develop and build an industrial size CFAM 3D printer that will be capable of printing large parts for the maritime sector.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced details of a new Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map (ITM), which aims to apply emerging technologies arising from ‘Industry 4.0’ as part of a long term strategic plan to develop its next-generation port and international maritime centre (IMC).
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