Naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship has found that draught surveys employing drones improve the accuracy of readings as well as the speed and safety of the survey process. Following successful trials, Foreship has added the method to its service offering.
Tero Marine and Maritime Training Services, both part of global learning and operational technology innovator, Ocean Technologies Group, have collaborated on a project to promote the benefits to ship operators of using a software developed Planned Maintenance System (PMS).
Italian ship-owning group Premuda has entered a joint venture with Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM). CSM will take on the full management of the entire 28-vessel Premuda fleet.
The International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) has commissioned Ocean Technologies Group to develop a Competency Management System (CMS) for Ratings.
International shipping insurer North P&I Club has launched a new marine risk awareness solution, hosted on its interactive MyGlobeView digital platform.
The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) has published standard data definitions for the DCSA Just-in-Time (JIT) Port Call programme. By moving container shipping towards a JIT port call process, DCSA port call standards will enable container ships to optimise their steaming speed, thereby lowering fuel consumption and reducing CO2 emissions.
GateHouse Igniter has invested in software start-up CleanQuote, which supplies a digital platform to facilitate communication between dry bulk shipping companies and hold cleaning suppliers.
“K” Line Maritime Academy (KLMA) Japan has obtained certification from DNV GL to carry out online training for seafarers.
The Raven Integrated Navigation System (RAVEN INS) by Norwegian Electric Systems has been granted the world's first type approval for a bridge solution where an integrated application has been developed for the bridge instead of combining different pieces of software.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a contract to conduct a joint study on collision avoidance algorithms and autonomous collision avoidance.
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