As part of the company's new Green Ship strategy, Kongsberg Maritime has announced that it is working with Austrian power train and instrumentation specialist AVL to integrate AVL's sensor technology with its own vessel management systems.
Saab TransponderTech has been selected to supply coastal Automatic Identification System (AIS) base stations as part of a coastal maritime traffic network for Germany’s Federal Water and Shipping Administration.
Hans Buch A/S and the ESL Group have been awarded a contract by AP Møller-Maersk for the provision of Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) solutions, using Thrane & Thrane's SAILOR TT-3000 LRIT terminal.
Shipping giant AP Møller – Maersk has signed one of the biggest satellite communications deals in maritime history, having contracted with Marlink to retrofit over 150 vessels with the Inmarsat FleetBroadband system over the next two years.
Star Information Systems (SIS) has agreed a contract with Solstad Offshore to install SIS software, including maintenance, docking/projects, purchasing and asset management modules, onboard 42 offshore vessels, including 8 newbuildings.
SpecTec has released its financial results for the first half of 2008, reporting an aggregated turnover of $23 million. This figure is in line with company projections for the period.
Canadian satellite services operator Telesat has signed a contract with NewWave Broadband to provide the equivalent of three transponders on Telesat's soon-to-be launched Telstar 11N satellite. New Wave intends to use this capacity to deliver VSAT broadband services to maritime and other markets.
Trimble Navigation Ltd and Saab TransponderTech have announced a cooperation agreement with the aim of integrating marine navigation solutions from both companies, to provide improved differential GPS (DGPS) services at sea.
Japan Radio Company (JRC) reports that it has developed and received certification for a new solid state S-band marine radar system, which it says is the world’s first type approved solid state radar complying with the latest IMO regulations.
A group of vessels managed by Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement have become the first vessels in the Panama Registry to be issued Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Conformance Test Report certification.
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