Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a new positioning system that works with all available Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and correction services, with DPS 432 integrating signals from GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo, and regional correction signals including SBAS (e.g. WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, GAGAN), in addition to the new G4 services from Fugro.
The IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC) met in London last week for its 94th session, with several IT issues on the agenda, including Iridium’s proposed move to become a GMDSS satellite provider.
China’s Transport Ministry has announced that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has ratified the performance standard of a receiver of the shipborne BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), state news agency Xinhua reports.
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