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.
The Thome Group has opened a new digitally-powered operations hub at its offices in Singapore to support both duty-personnel and Thome’s crisis teams.
ChartCo has announced the launch of version 5.4 of its EnviroManager system, used to assist vessels in complying with MARPOL regulations for discharges and emissions.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) reports that it has agreed a deal to implement the ‘Optimum Weather Routing System’ developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) across all of the managed vessels in its fleet.
StormGeo’s shipping division (formerly AWT), has announced the launch of a new multi-model system to support on board decision making in relation to routes that may be affected by tropical cyclones.
Bunker trader and supplier Brightoil has launched a set of online tools to assist global bunker buyers, allowing them to lock-in costs for up to nine months forward and reduce their exposure to price swings.
The sailing yacht Fantastiko, a research vessel operated by the charitable organisation ‘By the Ocean we Unite’, has been outfitted with a range of shipboard systems by ABB to manage voyage planning on a research voyage in waters off Rotterdam, the South of England, the Channel Islands, France and Belgium.
The NaviPlanner system from Nautisk is to be improved with the inclusion of better port data following a new partnership with Shipping Guides Ltd.
Hamburg-based software company Hanseaticsoft has reached an agreement with searoutes.com to import data from the nautical navigation data provider into the Hanseaticsoft CFM Charter software module.
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