Kongsberg Maritime is to bring technologies developed for autonomous vessel operation to its Integrated Bridge System (IBS) equipment, introducing a new integrated technology platform designed to support situational awareness through the process of Sensor Fusion, where traditional navigation sensors such as radar and sonar are combined with cameras and lasers.
Raytheon Anschütz has announced a deal to supply its Synapsis NX Integrated Navigation System (INS) to the first vessel in a new series of passenger ships being built for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection at the Spanish Barreras shipyard of Vigo.
Crowley Maritime Corporation has installed new integrated bridge systems (IBS), designed and delivered in cooperation with Mackay Communications and shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, onboard two vessels, El Coquí and her sister-ship Taíno.
JRC/Alphatron Marine has launched two new products for the bridge electronics market, introducing their ProLine packages, consisting of a range of navigation equipment, as well as a new ready-to-assemble version of its existing AlphaBridge integrated bridge system.
Wärtsilä has agreed a deal to supply a range of systems to an LNG-fuelled ferry being built for Finland-based Viking Line at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry yard in China.
Dutch shipping company Spliethoff has agreed a deal with Raytheon Anschütz for the delivery of integrated navigation systems (INS) to six newbuild ice-classed multi-purpose vessels.
Kongsberg Maritime has signed a multi-million Euro contract with Fassmer Werft to deliver systems based on its Integrated Vessel Concept for the newbuild research vessel Atair II, to be built at the Fassmer yard in Berne, following German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency’s (BSH) approval for the deal.
Alphatron Marine reports that it has completed the delivery of its AlphaBridge navigation system to the vessel Egbert Wagenborg, a multi-purpose open-top ice strengthened vessel, named after the company’s founder.
Raytheon Anschütz reports that it has won a contract with VARD Holding for the supply of a Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS) to a research vessel under construction at Cochin Shipyard.
Transas has signed a partnership agreement with Satcom Global to add integrated connectivity to THESIS, its unified platform for digital operations on ships and in shore-based offices, adding to another partnership deal agreed with JRC at the end of February.
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