Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has announced that a growing number of maritime bodies in Canada, ranging from Canadian Marine Training Institutes to the Canadian Coast Guard, are using its cloud-based simulation solutions as a vital part of their education and training programmes.
The Schulte Group has announced the acquisition of Rescompany Systems (Resco), a provider of advanced hospitality software solutions to the cruise industry.
Wärtsilä Voyage will supply two of its advanced cloud-based simulation solutions to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) in the USA under a one-year agreement. This will allow cadets at the Academy to continue receiving safe and effective navigational training, despite restrictions imposed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kongsberg Digital is developing cloud-based simulation technology to support advanced operational studies, research and education in the maritime industry. The use of increasingly advanced equipment and an elevated focus on safety and sustainability has raised the bar for innovative new solutions to collect, simulate and share data to assist in optimisation of vessel operations.
The impact of technology on the shipping industry will grow in 2020, as companies increasingly introduce cloud-based software and apps in their businesses, says Alexander Buchmann, managing director, Hanseaticsoft.
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