Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning
Wellness elearning site International maritime welfare charity, Sailors’ Society, has launched an online version of its widely respected Wellness at Sea coaching programme. The e-learning platform opens up the globally renowned course, which until now was only available in a classroom setting, to thousands...
June 21st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Approval Explorer – a new search engine to identify, locate and contact certified service suppliers and product manufacturers

Approval Explorer – a new search engine to identify, locate and contact certified service suppliers and product manufacturers
The new Approval Explorer allows users to identify, locate and contact Bureau Veritas approved service suppliers or manufacturers Paris-La Défense, France, June 21, 2018 – Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore today launched the latest addition to their end-to-end and integrated platform of digital...
June 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

New SEDNA Platform slashes transaction time and costs; provides new level of security

New SEDNA Platform slashes transaction time and costs; provides new level of security
… New version of transaction management platform saves companies millions of dollars through usability and speed efficiencies; reduces threat of cyber-attack through multi-factor authentication London, 18 June 2018 – SEDNA has launched a major update to its revolutionary transaction management...
June 18th, 2018 | Accountancy, Banking, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Travis Monson Becomes CEO at Callisto Agency Systems Co

Travis Monson Becomes CEO at  Callisto Agency Systems Co
Trevis Monson Shipping agency software supplier Callisto Agency Systems Co has appointed a new CEO to take its A3 product, which is designed to reduce the administrative workload and improve efficiencies for ship agencies, to the next level. ​After 15 years with Monson Agencies Australia, and over...
June 18th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

INTTRA sets record transaction volume

INTTRA sets record transaction volume
Parsippany, NJ, June 14, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today announced that May 2018 was a record month with more than four million requests for container bookings or shipping instructions processed on its...
June 15th, 2018 | Containers, IT and Communications | Read More

KVH Videotel Wins Multiple International Film Awards for “Cyber Security at Sea” Programme

KVH Videotel Wins Multiple International Film Awards for “Cyber Security at Sea” Programme
    James Cleave, Producer, for Videotel holding some of the awards. The maritime training film, a key component to KVH’s commercial shipping cyber security strategy, received five top awards KVH Videotel™ is delighted to announce that it has won a total of nine awards in four recent prestigious...
June 14th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Film Industry, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Establishment of the Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0)

Establishment of the Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0)
Recognizing the need for the container terminal industry to prepare for the 4th industrial revolution and to further advance digitalization, an open group of 15 global private container terminal operators and port equipment manufacturers has recently met in Brussels on 30th May 2018 at FEPORT (The...
June 13th, 2018 | Containers, IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Logistics Service Provider B+S Logistik achieves rapid Ecommerce growth using Descartes pixi* Warehouse Management Solution

Logistics Service Provider B+S Logistik achieves rapid Ecommerce growth using Descartes pixi* Warehouse Management Solution
Logistics Service Provider B+S Logistik Achieves Rapid Ecommerce Growth using Descartes pixi* Warehouse Management Solution Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that B+S Logistik (B+S GmbH Logistik und Dienstleistungen),...
June 13th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

FEPORT Position – Digitalisation in the Maritime Sector

FEPORT Position – Digitalisation in the Maritime Sector
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Brussels, June 13th, 2018 – Ahead of the European Parliament public hearing on “Digitalisation in Transport” scheduled for 20 June, and in follow  up as  to FEPORT’s priorities for digitalisation  as communicated prior to the commencement of the Estonian Presidency...
June 13th, 2018 | European Union, IT and Communications, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ABB to improve Edda Fides floating hotel safety with leading digital technology

ABB to improve Edda Fides floating hotel safety with leading digital technology
Edda Fides floating hotel vessel. Image courtesy of Edda Accommodation ABB has won a contract to supply an innovative ABB Ability™ Marine Advisory System – OCTOPUS marine software for one of the world’s most advanced floating hotel vessels for offshore operation. The 600-person accommodation vessel...
June 12th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

OrderWise to Get Pretty Muddy for Cancer Research

OrderWise to Get Pretty Muddy for Cancer Research
OrderWise staff Nicola Smith, Hannah Wallis, Jade Wilson, Holly Johnson, Nikki Cairnie, Charlotte Hill and Zoe Wells who are all ready for the Pretty Muddy race. Nine brave women from OrderWise are set to get dragged through the mud in Cancer Research’s Pretty Muddy 5K Race for Lifeat the end of...
June 12th, 2018 | Charity, Events, IT and Communications | Read More

Jobs in the “caring” sector will be the the last to be automated in tomorrow’s world, says dualog

Jobs in the “caring” sector will be the the last to be automated in tomorrow’s world, says dualog
One of the clearest insights into what a future automated world will look like has been given by one of the shipping industry’s most thought-leading futurists. And the predictions are startling with a large number of roles in shipping likely to be automated, unless you are in the people-to-people business,...
June 11th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Jobs, Technical, Technology | Read More

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –
The OPV55 TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security – SatCom interception and monitoring fighting IUU Fishing and Terrorism Providing effective tools to meet growing challenges to maritime security, safety and sovereignty....
June 11th, 2018 | EEZ, IT and Communications, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

IUA publishes guide on insurance implications of GDPR

IUA publishes guide on insurance implications of GDPR
Chris Jones The General Data Protection Regulation raises the possibility of a potential increase in insurance claims for data breaches, a new report from the International Underwriting Association has stated. Insurers should, therefore, carefully consider whether policy limits and sub-limits currently...
June 7th, 2018 | Communication, IT and Communications, IUA, Technology | Read More

Shipping lags behind in new tech adoption, but change is inevitable Posidonia 2018 experts agree

Shipping lags behind in new tech adoption, but change is inevitable Posidonia 2018 experts agree
… Regulation and Competition Catalysts For Digital Transformation in Shipping Industry Digitalization, cyber technologies, autonomous mobility and artificial intelligence (AI) are the driving forces shaping tomorrow’s shipping industry today, as dozens of Internet service providers and AI specialist...
June 6th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

Inmarsat signs collaboration agreement with Hellenic Space Agency

Inmarsat signs collaboration agreement with Hellenic Space Agency
Ronald Spithout, Inmarsat Maritime President MOU will include a focus on satellite projects related to IOT and the maritime sector 06  June, 2018: Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Hellenic...
June 6th, 2018 | Aviation, IT and Communications | Read More

KVH Announces 6-Level Cybersecurity Strategy for Maritime VSAT Network

KVH Announces 6-Level Cybersecurity Strategy for Maritime VSAT Network
Martin Kits van Heyningen The global VSAT leader’s approach to reducing cyber risk includes a cohesive group of initiatives, with seafarer training a primary focus MIDDLETOWN, RI – June 6, 2018 As the maritime industry turns to digitalization to help improve operational efficiency, there is increasing...
June 6th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Iridium continues to attract World Class Maritime Service Providers for Iridium CertusSM

Iridium continues to attract World Class Maritime Service Providers for Iridium CertusSM
Second set of service providers joins the Iridium Certus program to deliver next-generation L-band satellite connectivity to the maritime industry MCLEAN, Va., June 5, 2018 – Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that seven additional service providers have signed agreements to...
June 5th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

INTTRA adds Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines to its Carrier Network

INTTRA adds Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines to its Carrier Network
Parsippany, N.J., and Surabaya, Indonesia, May 16, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today announced an expansion of its rapidly growing carrier network with the addition of Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines (SPIL),...
May 17th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The Future Face of Shipping: Mastering the Digital Wave

The Future Face of Shipping: Mastering the Digital Wave
Vassilis Antoniades, Senior Partner, Head of the Athens Office BCG, making the opening remarks New Technologies in Shipping was the main subject of the Shipping Event which took place at the SNFCC yesterday, organized by The Boston Consulting Group on the occasion of the Posidonia 2018; Emily Lionis...
May 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications | Read More

RedPort launches groundbreaking hardware replacement for Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Network Service Device

RedPort launches groundbreaking hardware replacement for Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Network Service Device
14 May 2018: The world’s first satellite device that combines the Inmarsat Fleet Xpress Network Service Device (NSD) with the RedPort Optimizer Enterprise satellite router and VoIP gateway was launched today by RedPort Global.  The single rackmount appliance will manage ship networks with satellite...
May 14th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

“K” Line Global RORO Service Website Released

“K” Line Global RORO Service Website Released
… “K” Line car carrier department launches a new website for customers using our complete car and RORO cargo transport services. This new website provides a menu with three easily-accessible and convenient tools for customers using our transport services: cargo tracking, schedule viewing, rate...
May 11th, 2018 | Car trade, Communication, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Logistics, Markets, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Clipper Group Selects Veson Nautical’s Veslink IMOS Platform

Clipper Group Selects Veson Nautical’s Veslink IMOS Platform
Dry Bulk Leader Implements Veson Platform After Detailed, In-Depth Evaluation Boston, MA – May 9, 2018 – Veson Nautical, the leading provider of commercial maritime software and services, and Clipper Group, a global leader in bulk freight, today announced the selection of Veson’s Veslink IMOS...
May 9th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Major funding from INTENS and Business Finland to enhance NAPA’s voyage planning services

Major funding from INTENS and Business Finland to enhance NAPA’s voyage planning services
NAPA Shipping Solutions Cloud-based Voyage Planning (c) NAPA 2018 Helsinki, Finland – 9 May 2018 – Leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA today announced that it has received major funding from INTENS, a VTT-coordinated Finnish research-industry collaborative consortium,...
May 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

2018 to be breakthrough year for team collaboration software in shipping, reports SEDNA

2018 to be breakthrough year for team collaboration software  in shipping, reports SEDNA
Bill Dobie, Founder and CEO 08 MAY 2018 – Leading software company SEDNA Systems (SEDNA) has reported a major uptake in the use of team collaboration and transaction management software by shipping companies. SEDNA also predicts that 2018 will be a breakthrough year in the wider adoption of these...
May 8th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More