A.P. Moller-Maersk and IBM have announced the launch of their new blockchain venture TradeLens, following on from the companies’ January announcement of their intention to work together to leverage blockchain technologies to improve the efficiency of the global supply chain.
Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has announced a deal to make Amazon Web Services (AWS) its preferred Cloud services provider as it continues development of its smart ship and autonomous vessel programmes.
Dubai-based satellite services provider North Telecom has entered into a partnership agreement with Korean antenna manufacturer KNS, under which the companies will offer each other mutual support in building market share in the maritime communications sector.
Marine software company Helm Operations has launched a new partnership with AIS data services provider ShipTracks, which will see the firms integrate their platforms to allow users of the Helm CONNECT package of fleet management applications to access vessel location and route data provided by ShipTracks.
Denmark and China have signalled their intention to support increased cooperation between the countries in maritime activities, particularly in the area of electronic navigation.
Navarino has announced a new partnership with Intellian for the supply of antenna equipment for the upcoming Navarino Ku-band VSAT service, expected to go live in Q3 of this year following Navarino’s recent announcement of a connectivity cooperation agreement with Intelsat.
Inmarsat and Japanese telecommunications company KDDI have signed a partner agreement to distribute Fleet Xpress to the Japanese maritime market, covering deep sea vessels, commercial fishing, oil and gas, and cruise lines.
Rock Seven, a provider of Iridium-based satellite tracking systems, has partnered with California-based Blue Sky Network to support maritime sector growth for the US company’s satellite tracking and communication products.
The CMA CGM Group has announced a collaboration agreement with San Francisco-based startup Shone, to examine use cases for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in maritime transportation.
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