The first of five Norwegian regional VTS Centres to be upgraded under the February 2013 VTS Framework contract between the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) and Kongsberg Norcontrol IT (KNC) has now been completed.
Maritime Payment Solutions has reported that its ShipMoney programme has won a new customer, an unnamed Norwegian ship management company that operates a fleet of dry cargo vessels, offshore supply vessels and barges.
NAVTOR, a Norwegian provider of ENC solutions, has reported a flurry of new contracts in the Norwegian offshore shipping segment.
German IT provider Fidelio Cruise has replaced shipboard systems on two Hurtigruten vessels and plans to complete similar installations on the other ten ships in the Norwegian coastal cruise company’s fleet by the end of 2014.
Veripos, which provides GNSS services, has announced that Havila Shipping has extended its present contract for positioning services until the end of 2015. Both companies are based in Norway.
Kongsberg Maritime has launched a new ECDIS Instructor Training course, designed to train captains and senior personnel, so they can train other officers and crew members in familiarisation of Kongsberg ECDIS on board vessels.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew their bilateral agreement on maritime Research and Development (R&D), education and training for another three years.
A new simulator designed to train engineers and crew in seismic streamer deck handling using the Kinect motion sensor system from Microsoft has been installed at Vestfold University College in Norway.
DNV has signed an agreement to acquire COEX AS, a company based in Bergen, Norway, offering software systems for the maritime industry.
Kongsberg Maritime reports that it has acquired 100 per cent of the shares in fleet management software company Jotron Consultas, and will create a new product group consisting of all previous Jotron Consultas employees based at Kongsberg Maritime’s premises in Horten, Norway.
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