Kongsberg has agreed a partnership deal with agricultural solutions company YARA to build what the companies say will be the world’s first autonomous zero emissions ship, a 100 per cent electric container feeder vessel.
TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico has agreed a deal with ORBCOMM for the provision of its GSM-based VesselConnect solution to remotely manage TOTE Maritime’s fleet of smart refrigerated containers at sea.
Dutch shipping company Vroon has agreed a deal with ChartCo for the supply of back-of-bridge management software and navigational and compliance data services to its entire fleet of 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.
Rolls-Royce reports that it has signed a deal with Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven to supply its automatic crossing system for two new double-ended plug-in battery-hybrid ferries being built for Norwegian ferry company FosenNamsos Sjø.
MISC Berhad (MISC) has agreed a deal with ECDIS Ltd, part of the eMaritime Group, to make online ECDIS training courses available to seafarers across its whole fleet.
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.
Misje Rederi has begun the roll out of the Nautisk NaviTab system across its fleet, to be used for managing and accessing digital navigation data and publications.
Danelec Marine and its distributor Telemar Norway report that they have agreed a deal for the supply of DM100 Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) to 20 new vessels being built by VARD.
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