Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management has agreed a deal to install a maritime cyber defence system from Naval Dome aboard its fleet of 55 Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC).
Wärtsilä and Girocantex Uruguay, a subsidiary of Hidrovias Group, have signed a five-year Optimised Maintenance agreement for Girocantex’s fleet of eight pusher tugs operating in the rivers of South America.
Diamond S Shipping’s fleet of 30 medium-range product tankers is nearing completion of a Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) retrofit programme, with Mackay Marine India in Mumbai installing the equipment on behalf of VDR manufacturer Danelec Marine.
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has agreed a deal with ABB to equip two new shuttle tankers, contracted to Statoil, with a range of new systems aimed at creating “better efficiency and lower emissions than any comparable tanker.”
ABB is to deliver a range of hardware and digital systems to a new Lindblad Expeditions Holdings vessel, a passenger ship which will operate exploration cruises in remote polar areas.
Teekay is to implement an improved vessel e-mail system across its 160-strong fleet, following the agreement of a new contract with Norwegian maritime IT company Dualog, the companies report.
UK-headquartered shipmanagement company Carisbrooke Shipping has agreed a deal with Marlink Group company Telemar to become its preferred provider of bridge system repair and maintenance services, expanding its relationship with the Group with Marlink already its existing supplier of maritime satcom services.
Furuno has completed the delivery of a range of navigation systems to two new Crowley Maritime Corp LNG-powered Commitment class ConRo (combination container and Roll-On/Roll-Off) vessels, the El Coquí and Taíno.
Radio Holland reports that it has agreed a deal to supply navigation and communication systems packages to six newbuild vessels being built for Dutch shipping company Wijnne Barends, based in Delfzijl.
Heng Tong Fuels and Shipping, the Singapore-based subsidiary of Hong Kong’s Coastal Holdings, has installed SEALL ECDIS systems from GNS onboard two vessels, Coastal Jupiter and Coastal Neptune, replacing non-compliant legacy hardware to bring the ships in line with the updated ECDIS standards.
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