Classification society Korean Register (KR) has released the latest version of SeaTrust-LS, its container securing strength assessment software, incorporating KR’s new 2018 guidance for container securing assessment and new insights and feedback from lashing makers like SEC Bremen and German Lashing Robert Böck GmbH.
Green marine software company Yxney Maritime has announced new contracts with Siem Offshore, Olympic Subsea and North Sea Shipping for its energy efficiency and fuel reduction services.
GNS has launched its new Voyager FLEET INSIGHT (VFI) system, an application which leverages four years of data collection and analysis by the company to assist ship owners and managers in identifying exactly what navigation data they are buying, how much they should be paying, and where they may be wasting their money.
Satellite operator Intelsat has announced a new partnership with Shenzen-based APT Mobile Satcom Ltd, which will see APT become the first Chinese provider of maritime Ku-band VSAT services running on the IntelsatOne Flex platform.
The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and Department for Transport (DfT), in collaboration with the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre, have successfully secured £1 million to fund research and development into autonomous and ‘smart’ shipping.
Wärtsilä reports that it has agreed a deal to provide a package of marine simulators for a new training facility at Solent University’s Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, located in Southampton, UK.
Maritime procurement company iMarine Software has announced that it has completed integration of its SeaProc platform with the SERTICA fleet management package provided by Denmark-based Logimatic, to allow the 1,200 vessels using the SERTICA system to directly connect to SeaProc.
Thales Canada reports that it is investing more than $315,000 in a new research project with Virtual Marine of Newfoundland, to improve Virtual Marine’s embedded ship simulation systems.
The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator has opened a call to find new innovations to improve safety of life and assets, with up to four start-up winners to receive trial funding for their systems under separate categories.
Wärtsilä and Royal Caribbean Cruises have extended their long-term service agreement to the year 2028, a package which includes remote analysis of real time engine data from Royal Caribbean Cruises’ vessels.
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