Maersk Fluid Technology (MFT) has upgraded its SEA-Mate Blending-on-Board Value Calculator to include a mobile optimised version, to allow users to evaluate the different potential lubricant costs with regard to their specific engine and running conditions in a variety of real life scenarios while on the move.
Carbon War Room, exactEarth, and University Maritime Advisory Service (UMAS) have launched a new free-to-access ship operational efficiency portal called BetterFleet, which aims to show how efficiently an individual vessel has operated over the past year in comparison with similar ships.
The Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are partnering to pilot a new port information portal which aims to digitise maritime shipping data and make it available to cargo owners and supply chain operators.
The International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), an organisation promoting seafarer welfare, has launched a new website called SeafarerHelp to provide a free, confidential helpline service to seafarers and their families all over the world.
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has launched Smart Weather, a new online portal that provides weather information for the shipping sector.
McMurdo has launched a web-based MEOSAR Knowledge Centre, an information portal for those wanting to learn more about the MEOSAR (Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue) project, the next generation version of the Cospas-Sarsat international search and rescue (SAR) satellite system that has helped to save more than 40,000 lives since 1982.
IMO has issued new guidelines on Maritime Cyber Risk Management, available free for download, containing a number of recommendations for shipping companies on how to protect their technology assets against digital disaster.
Researchers at UCL Energy Institute (UCL EI) in London have created a new interactive map that plots 250 million data points to precisely show the movements of the world’s commercial shipping fleet over the course of the year 2012.
Dryad Maritime has released its online Dryad Maritime Country Risk Map, a risk portal designed to help ship owners and managers manage maritime security.
The Sailors’ Society, a seafarer support charity operating internationally, has launched a new ‘Wellness at Sea’ app which aims to improve on board health and wellbeing at sea by putting seafarers’ wellness in their own hands.
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