Teekay Offshore has selected Marlink’s ITLink solutions portfolio with its benchmark IT operational platform, KeepUp@Sea, to streamline and improve fleet IT management. The deployment of ITLink positions Marlink as a single supplier of diverse Information Communication Technology (ICT) services for Teekay Offshore vessels, following a satellite services contract renewal in May 2019.
Marine radio communications are uniquely different than traditional land mobile. Smaller vessels from 80 to 180 feet typically use VHF handhelds for internal and external communications. Now, some VHF two-way radios include both marine and land mobile frequencies with programmable channels for navigation and communications.
KVH Industries has launched KVH Link, a new digital content service that will deliver both enhanced news and entertainment content to improve crew wellbeing and better operational data to optimise vessel performance.
A new Norwegian project that will see KONGSBERG Group install and test autonomous technology on two vessels in different operational environments has received almost EUR 20.1 million, equivalent to NOK 200 million, in EU funding.
Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore (BV) has announced an increase in the number of ships applying for its ‘Cyber Managed’ notation.
Kleos Space (KSS) a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, and UK geospatial intelligence and analysis company Geollect, have entered into a channel partner and data integrator agreement.
JRC Europe has introduced SMART Service, an international network of JRC/Alphatron Marine companies offering customers Service, Maintenance, Assistance, Retrofit and Technical solutions.
While VDES (VHF Data Exchange System) is an exciting upcoming solution to the overloading of the AIS, this advancement is still several years away. The maritime industry and application service providers are looking for solutions to AIS data gaps that can be implemented now and industry experts are re-examining the way data is transmitted in high traffic zones (HTZs) to address these challenges.
Late last year, Cybeta, a US-headquartered cybersecurity firm, entered into the maritime market with its new cyber protection solution, CyberHelm. Following the success of its original Cybeta solution built by US intelligence-trained experts, the company made the decision to roll out its solution to maritime to help protect vulnerable maritime assets.
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