Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

Training against cyber-attack in the maritime sector

Training against cyber-attack in the maritime sector
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)’s MLA College, together with the University of Sunderland and Stapleton International, has developed an online Maritime Cyber Risk Awareness Course to help address an industry-wide lack of preparedness against digital threats Modern...
March 13th, 2019 | Communication, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

‘Ship Management in the Digital Era’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Limassol, Cyprus…

‘Ship Management in the Digital Era’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Limassol, Cyprus…
Dr. John Kokarakis ‘Ship Management in the Digital Era’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Limassol, Cyprus, addressed the needs of managers in today’s ever more complex world Following presentations by BV experts, the seminar focused on the latest digital tools that Bureau Veritas has launched in...
March 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

CIRM Annual Conference 2019 – update

CIRM Annual Conference 2019 – update
Frances Baskerville, Secretary-General, CIRM CIRM Annual Conference 2019 To be held at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Hotel, Vouliagmeni, Greece 2 – 4 April 2019.  CIRM’s annual conference and AGM is taking place over three days at the Beginning of April. The conference features...
March 8th, 2019 | CIRM, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Geodis expands growth in E-Commerce

Geodis expands growth in E-Commerce
7 MARCH 2019 – LEVALLOIS-PERRET GEODIS EXPANDS GROWTH IN E-COMMERCE  New logistics centre in Oberhausen under construction Levallois-Perret, 7 March 2019 – GEODIS will open a new warehouse in Oberhausen this summer. The 40,000 square-meter building is being built by SEGRO, a UK industrial...
March 7th, 2019 | Communication, IT and Communications | Read More

Hamburg Commercial Bank financing expansion of broadband network in Austria

Hamburg Commercial Bank financing expansion of broadband network in Austria
Marcus Kleiner Hamburg Commercial Bank financing expansion of broadband network in Austria Hamburg – Hamburg Commercial Bank will provide the Austrian broadband company Infotech with a loan in the amount of € 30 million for a rollout of an FTTH-Network (fiber to the home). This is the first project...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Communication, Finance, IT and Communications | Read More

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports
Wärtsilä’s Vessel Traffic Service solution will increase both efficiency and safety for two Portuguese ports. Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 March 2019 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully...
March 6th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inmarsat brings Crew Xpress to market with unique ‘Fleet Hotspot’ for seafarers

Inmarsat brings Crew Xpress to market with unique ‘Fleet Hotspot’ for seafarers
Ronald Spithout, Inmarsat Maritime President and CEO Inmarsat brings Crew Xpress to market with unique ‘Fleet Hotspot’ for seafarers Fully-managed crew Wi-Fi portal is key component in new service package powered by Fleet Xpress that incentivises ship owners and operators to enhance connectivity...
March 4th, 2019 | Communication, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Finding a marine surveyor just got even easier with the launch of the free Marine Surveyor Search App from IIMS

Finding a marine surveyor just got even easier with the launch of the free Marine Surveyor Search App from IIMS
Mike Schwarz Finding a marine surveyor just got even easier with the launch of the free Marine Surveyor Search App from IIMS Over 700 surveyors in over 100 countries available at the touch of a button The International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) has launched a new free App for iOS and...
March 4th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical | Read More

Columbia Shipmanagement takes eLEARNING in Shipping to the next level

Columbia Shipmanagement takes  eLEARNING in Shipping to the next level
…. Columbia Shipmanagement proudly announces the launch of its own eLearning Management System (LMS) in partnership with Adobe Systems. It is the first time a ship manager has partnered with a multinational computer software company to implement a global LMS solution for its entire eLearning courses....
February 26th, 2019 | HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

KR certifies Songa Shipmanagement as cyber security compliant​

KR certifies Songa Shipmanagement as cyber security compliant​
Joanne Pauline CCSO (Company Cyber Security Officer) Songa Shipmanagement, Kenneth MacLeod, CEO Songa Shipmanagement and Jeoungkyu Lim and Kaemyoung Park, Team Leader from KR’s Cyber Certification Team. Korean Register (KR) has completed a comprehensive cyber security audit of Songa Shipmanagement...
February 22nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Rehrig Pacific Selects ORBCOMM’s Analytics Services to Power Its Vision™ Business Intelligence Platform

Rehrig Pacific Selects ORBCOMM’s Analytics Services to Power Its Vision™ Business Intelligence Platform
Leverages ORBCOMM’s advanced technology to enhance Rehrig’s software suite and provide their customers with improved performance, usability and reaction time ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., February 22nd 2019 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet...
February 22nd, 2019 | Consumers Market, Environment, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Convergence: Silos crumbling in the face of change? (Part 2)

Convergence: Silos crumbling in the face of change?  (Part 2)
Convergence: Silos crumbling in the face of change?  (Part 2) Right now, we think we are a noble industry, carrying 90% of the world’s goods and energy. But if people think about us, they think of water and oil and dead birds.  If we’re not connected as an industry, we can’t be effective to change...
February 20th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Digital class – the way forward

Digital class – the way forward
Jacques Maury Scorpio – an early embracer of digital class As DNV GL continues on its journey towards modernizing class, the first movers in the digital shift are emerging. Scorpio Group, with over 200 ships in the tanker, bulker and offshore trades, is a clear front runner. DNV GL met with Scorpio...
February 20th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Insight, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Story of the Day | Read More

Improving cyber capabilities in the Caribbean

Improving cyber capabilities in the Caribbean
Vinicio Mella, President, Fundación Tito Mella; Peter Greenwood, Country Manager, USTDA; Bryan Larson, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy in Dominican Republic; Cynthia Hudson, Chief Executive Officer, HudsonTrident  HudsonTrident and Fundación Tito Mella Awarded United States Trade and Development...
February 19th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups

Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups
Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups with Rainmaking and Bluetech Leading start-up programmes aim to nurture innovative IoT and big data applications in the multi-modal supply chain 14 February 2019: Inmarsat, the global leader in mobile satellite communications,...
February 14th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Further flag States approve ADP products as SOLAS compliant

Further flag States approve ADP products as SOLAS compliant
.. Increase in the number of vessels authorised to carry ADMIRALTY Digital Publications TAUNTON, 14 FEBRUARY, 2010 – The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced that two more flag States have approved the use of ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) in place of their paper equivalents. Thailand...
February 14th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

SHIPSERV appoints new “Solutions Owner” for e-Procurement

SHIPSERV appoints new “Solutions Owner” for e-Procurement
Frederik Lerche-Tornøe, Solutions Owner, ShipServ LONDON – 12 February 2019: ShipServ, the world’s leading maritime e-Procurement platform, today announced the appointment of Frederik Lerche-Tornøe as its new Solutions Owner for e-Procurement. Frederik Lerche-Tornøe has a wealth of knowledge and...
February 12th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software
Tokyo – ClassNK has just released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.6.0.0, developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC &...
February 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Compagnie Maritime Nantaise will be the first maritime customer using SERTICA in French

Compagnie Maritime Nantaise will be the first maritime customer using SERTICA in French
… The French shipping company, Compagnie Maritime Nantaise, initiates the process of implementing SERTICA for Maintenance, Procurement and HSQE. As of today, the first vessel has been converted to SERTICA. Compagnie Maritime Nantaise is implementing SERTICA Fleet Management for 7 vessels operating...
January 28th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

CIRM annual conference 2019 in Greece

CIRM annual conference 2019 in Greece
Frances Baskerville CIRM annual conference 2019 in Greece Viewers can  find below the link to the Annual Conference page on CIRM’s website.  You’ll see that the event is  at the Divani Apollon Palace for three full days,  2 – 4 April with evening events planned throughout (three days, three...
January 25th, 2019 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Fleet Xpress momentum continues as MOL introduces world’s fastest growing maritime VSAT service on new vessel types

Fleet Xpress momentum continues as MOL introduces world’s fastest growing maritime VSAT service on new vessel types
Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime. Japanese shipping giant and world’s largest mobile satellite provider to continue to pioneer digital transformation with roll-out on bulk carriers, tankers and LNG vessels following successful installation on car carriers 17 January 2019: Mitsui O.S.K....
January 17th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Pocket Guide – new concept introduced by Seagull

Pocket Guide – new concept introduced by Seagull
Pocket Guide – new concept from Seagull Last year, Seagull Maritime introduced a new concept to their comprehensive library of learning – The Pocket Guide. This has been developed as a supplement to the e-learning modules. But what is a Pocket guide?   A Pocket Guide is an electronic tool...
January 11th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Jan-2019 FIRE ONBOARD CARGO VESSEL Istanbul, Turkey LAUNCH OF “ESEAGO” MOBILE APPLICATION Hong Kong CHANNEL CLOSED AFTER GROUNDING New Orleans, United States Fire onboard cargo vessel Friday, January 4, 2019, Istanbul, Turkey A fire-fighting operation is underway after a fire was reported onboard...
January 4th, 2019 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Columbia takes optimisation to the next level

Columbia takes optimisation to the next level
Ms Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping, Republic of Cyprus and Mark O’Neil, President of Columbia Shipmanagement Columbia Shipmanagement formally opened its high-tech Performance Optimisation Control Room on Friday 14 December in Cyprus. The opening ceremony was attended by Ms Natasa Pilides, Deputy...
December 17th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Markets, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Tototheo Maritime Co-CEO once again honored in Lloyd’s List Top 100

Tototheo Maritime Co-CEO once again honored in Lloyd’s List Top 100
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Tototheo Maritime Co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Tototheo Maritime Co-CEO has ranked 96 in the prestigious Lloyd’s List Top 100 most influential people in shipping internationally.  The annual Top 100 ranking, published by Lloyd’s List, is determined with...
December 17th, 2018 | Awards, Company Profiles, HR, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More