FUELTRAX has release FUELNET Generation 5 (GEN-5), the latest version of its fuel data processing network which adds collection, storage, tracking and processing of weather data metrics, activity time-stamped and linked to vessel geolocation.
Xeneta has launched a new Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI) Public Indices report, which utilises its database of over 85 million contracted freight rates to deliver a monthly snapshot of long-term rate developments in the container industry, including an overview of the busiest global trade corridors, allowing users to monitor regional developments and track trends for key markets.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has agreed a deal with Helsinki-headquartered NAPA, which will see the Finnish software developer provide performance analysis and reporting for 80 of MOL’s time-chartered bulk carriers.
Maritime HSEQ software company OceanManager has announced the launch of its new vesFMS system, which uses data analytics, Artificial Intelligence and operational optimisation by location to improve management of vessel maintenance, supply, procurement, crewing and safety.
Rolls-Royce and Intel have announced a new agreement that will see the companies work together on the further development of autonomous vessel systems, collaborating on designs for intelligent shipping technologies to make commercial shipping safer.
UK-based Clearwater Tracking has teamed up with DNK (Den Norske Krigsforsikring for Skib), the Norwegian maritime war risk insurance club, to provide DNK members with a new system for near real-time monitoring of ship positions and breach reporting, integrated into the Clearwater Portal.
GNS has launched its new Voyager FLEET INSIGHT (VFI) system, an application which leverages four years of data collection and analysis by the company to assist ship owners and managers in identifying exactly what navigation data they are buying, how much they should be paying, and where they may be wasting their money.
Towage and salvage company Svitzer has begun a process to establish a central database for all of its vessels as it attempts to harmonise its planned maintenance system (PMS) on a fleet-wide level, adding new software modules and rebuilding the whole component structure of its PMS database.
IUMI (International Union of Maritime Insurance) reports that it has successfully concluded a large loss database pilot project, a proof of concept exercise aiming to demonstrate how the use of a wider range of data on large losses across the marine insurance industry could benefit the sector.
Inmarsat has launched a new Internet of Things (IoT) service called Fleet Data, which aims to simplify the collection and transmission of data from a ship’s onboard Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) and other vessel sensors, providing a platform for data analysis and optimisation of operations.
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