Kongsberg Maritime reports that it has acquired 100 per cent of the shares in fleet management software company Jotron Consultas, and will create a new product group consisting of all previous Jotron Consultas employees based at Kongsberg Maritime’s premises in Horten, Norway.
SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company, has agreed a contract with tug operator SVITZER to carry out annual radio and Automatic Identification System (AIS) surveys on all of its 90 UK-based vessels.
Alewijnse Marine Systems has launched a Raytheon Anschütz Online ECDIS Familiarisation Course, which will enable navigators to complete their official ECDIS training online for this particular brand of ECDIS.
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced new ENC (Electronic Navigational Chart) coverage in Vietnam, providing greater navigational detail for the region.
Witherby Seamanship International has published an ‘ECDIS Procedures Guide’, containing recommendations regarding the use of ECDIS for navigation for voyage planning and while at sea, designed to accompany a ship’s safety management system (SMS).
Livewire Connections has launched its latest software upgrade for the Access Controller FB-10, adding additional functionality to the communications management system.
Nautical Control Solutions (NCS) reports that it has added the ability to enter activity codes for automatic coupling of fuel usage numbers to location, date, and time to its FuelTrax fuel management system.
Saab has received an order from the Dutch authority Rijkswaterstaat for the delivery of AIS (automatic identification system) services.
Harris Pye reports that it has successfully used its 3600 3D scanner to survey the engine room of Neva River (ex Celestine River), a 'K' Line LNG Shipping (UK) Ltd LNG carrier, for pre-ballast water system CAD design, selection and installation.
The International Hydrographic Bureau (IHB) has issued a circular with updated information on the results of an ENC Data Presentation and Performance Check initiated in October 2011 to examine the performance of ECDIS systems, which notes that only one-third of the manufacturers’ systems reported were functioning as expected.
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