Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) and Sperry Marine have announced a strategic co-operation to provide shipping companies with easier exchange of information between the back of bridge planning and data download environment and the ECDIS, with the aim of enhancing safety and improving onboard efficiency.
Sperry Marine has announced the launch of CompassNet, a network-connected ship heading management system which allows for the deployment of different configurations as well as multiple ship heading management controls, using standard Ethernet connectivity to link the heading sensors and the distribution portion of the heading management system.
The BigOceanData vessel monitoring system is adding new functionality, with the system now providing Notices to Mariners as a background service while also adding distance tables to enhance routing capabilities. Weather and accessibility upgrades have additionally been added.
Fugro has added to its range of satellite positioning technology with Oceanstar, an onboard decision support system for commercial vessels offering high performance navigation and manoeuvring support.
Korean maritime technology company CyberLogitec has launched a new addition to its software portfolio called CyberLogitec Distance, for use with the company’s OPUS Bulk and MAnGO applications.
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has launched Smart Weather, a new online portal that provides weather information for the shipping sector.
Global Navigation Solutions has announced a tie-up with Orange Business Services to offer combined packages which will include VSAT services and GNS’ navigation software systems on a subscription basis.
NAVTOR has launched a new passage planning module for its NavStation software, to assist navigators in creating the required documentation while planning vessel voyages.
Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) has launched a new version of Voyager, its navigation software solution, with Voyager 7 representing a fundamental rebuild of the software in comparison with earlier versions.
Weather data company MeteoGroup reports that it has developed its own new tidal currents model for integration into its SPOS Onboard and RouteGuard services.
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