Container shipping line CMA Ships (part of the CMA CGM group), based in Marseille, France, has agreed a deal to implement the PAL e3 maritime ERP software package from Singapore-based MariApps Marine Solutions across its fleet.
Swedish tanker company Tarbit Shipping has agreed a deal with Martech Systems to manage data structuring and implementation of the SERTICA software package from Logimatic on two ships under construction at a shipyard in Turkey.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired the rights to a ship efficiency software package from Lekven AS, used to manage RoRo vessel operations and improve port call optimisation, which it intends to develop further before its launch into the maritime market later this year.
UK-based Marine Software has added a range of new products and services to its portfolio for the maritime market, incorporating new Software as a Service (SaaS) and Cloud hosting options.
Seaspan Corporation reports that it has enlisted the help of DNV GL to assist in its planning for EU-Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) compliance on board its 109 vessels.
Navis has added a new Hull Monitor module to its fleet performance management software Bluetracker, to be used to track degradation in hull performance resulting from self-polishing, fouling or damage.
BASS is introducing cloud computing to its portfolio via BASSnet Cloud, which will allow users of the BASSnet Fleet Management System to access the application from anywhere with an internet connection.
Maritime software provider Hanseaticsoft has launched a web-based Cloud MRV module for managing compliance with upcoming EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification) regulations.
Sinochem has agreed two separate software deals to add new systems across its entire fleet of chemical tankers, having agreed a contract to implement DNV GL’s fleet management software ShipManager while also signing a long-term agreement with Seagull Maritime to deliver onboard training.
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and IT Energy have announced the latest release of the ISF Watchkeeper application, version 3.5, developed to maintain records of individual seafarers’ work hour records, as required by IMO and ILO regulations, as well as helping to prevent crew fatigue and avoid issues with Port State Control.
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