A new simulator designed to train engineers and crew in seismic streamer deck handling using the Kinect motion sensor system from Microsoft has been installed at Vestfold University College in Norway.
Raytheon Anschütz has completed the supply of its latest generation of Integrated Bridge System (IBS) to the SA Agulhas II, a new polar research ship owned by the Republic of South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA).
SKF has launched SKF Thruster Monitoring, an integrated condition-based maintenance (CBM) system for propulsion and positioning thrusters (tunnel and azimuthing thrusters).
AVEVA has released its AVEVA Electrical software application, for electrical engineers and designers in the marine environment, which it says has demonstrated man-hour savings of up to 30 per cent in the ship design process during pre-release customer testing, when compared to traditional applications.
Cobham, parent company of Sea Tel, has made a second offer to buy the entire share capital of Thrane & Thrane, having purchased a quarter of the company since it initially withdrew an acquisition offer just weeks ago.
The Shipping Key Performance Indicator Project, initiated by InterManager but now administered by the independent KPI Association Ltd, has passed the milestone of adding the 1,000th vessel to the vessel data system.
Icelandic company Marorka has announced the launch of Marorka Online SEEMP, a new system to assist shipping companies in ensuring compliance with the new IMO SEEMP requirements.
Beam Communications has received certification from Iridium Communications for use of Beam’s LiteDOCK docking stations with the Iridium Extreme satellite phone.
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