The DFFAS (Designing the Future of Full Autonomous Ship) project comprising 30 Japanese companies including NYK and NYK Group companies Japan Marine Science, MTI, and Kinkai Yusen Kaisha has completed the construction of a fleet operation centre (FOC) in Makuhari, Chiba city. The centre will provide onshore support for crewless maritime autonomous surface ships.
Collaboration at the workplace or workspace today is one of the most vital aspects as it can determine efficiency and productivity. However, collaboration is often misinterpreted as teamwork, but both are very different. Teamwork is when a group of individuals works towards a common goal, but collaboration is when the output is enhanced as a result of all the different sets of skills and mindsets coming together. Collaboration is a much broader aspect of not just achieving success, but enhancing it.
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) has selected SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch advanced satellite system, Thuraya 4-NGS.
Inmarsat has expanded its agreement to deliver maritime broadband to Hapag-Lloyd, after the global transport group renewed its Fleet Xpress contract for a further five years and committed 33 more ships to the market’s leading very small aperture terminal (VSAT) service.
OneWeb, and Kymeta, have announced the successful testing of the Kymeta u8 based LEO terminal with OneWeb’s LEO satellite constellation.
Samskip has launched mySamskip, an integrated customer portal developed to ensure that customers using its European multimodal network secure the benefits digitalisation brings to the supply chain.
Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) has announced that its blockchain platform built in partnership with Oracle, Microsoft, AntChain and Alibaba Cloud has officially gone live to accelerate digital transformation in the global trade sector.
Norwegian software provider BASS has launched BASSnet 2.11, a next generation fleet management system designed to streamline operational and environmental processes.
GTMaritime has launched the latest version of GTDeploy to support businesses as they tighten maritime cyber security processes.
Marine electronics and satellite communications provider, Mackay Marine has joined Iridium’s Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) as a service provider.
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