Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates

From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates
Hamburg, 20 February 2018: With the introduction of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates DNV GL took classification into new territory. Now, just four months after the launch of this new service, more than 50,000 certificates have been issued. “We have been overwhelmed by the...
February 20th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics
Matt Motsick, CEO, SWIVEL Software A new breed of software supplier to the freight forwarding and global shipper community is born today. Swivel Software’s mission is to make it easier for freight forwarders and importers/exporters to work together through e-commerce and digitalization – shaking...
February 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, News, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intellian and Inmarsat embark on ground-breaking next-generation FleetBroadband development

Intellian and Inmarsat embark on ground-breaking  next-generation FleetBroadband development
Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime and Eric Sung, President & CEO, Intellian 14 February, 2018: Inmarsat and Intellian have today signed an outline agreement that will support major enhancements to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband service for the next decade and beyond. The new agreement will...
February 14th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL in Greece: Showcasing new tools and services at the cutting edge of digitalization

DNV GL in Greece: Showcasing new tools and services at the cutting edge of digitalization
Ioannis Chiotopoulos Piraeus, 2nd February 2018: In a Press Conference that took place recently at DNV GL’s Piraeus offices, Regional Manager, Mr Ioannis Chiotopoulos, and his management team presented DNV GL’s new and updated digital tools and demonstrated how the classification society was using...
February 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Press and Media | Read More

iShipping Copenhagen 2018

iShipping Copenhagen 2018
Achieving Differentiation through Digital Innovation 27 & 28 February 2018 – Copenhagen Given the speed of change in the maritime market, it’s no longer enough to look just one year, or even five years, ahead. There is a fundamental shift taking place, with shipping now facing a new landscape,...
February 12th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Dualog rolls out state-of-the-art email platform across the Teekay Fleet

Dualog rolls out state-of-the-art email platform across the Teekay Fleet
Thomas Heide Dualog, one of the world’s leading providers of ship-to-shore data communications services, has won a major contract to install and upgrade email capability on 160 Teekay vessels worldwide. Work has already started on the project with over 100 vessels being equipped in just three months...
February 12th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Eniram SkyLight 3.0 introduced for fleet performance monitoring – exclusive partnership with Concirrus to offer connected marine insurance

Eniram SkyLight 3.0 introduced for fleet performance monitoring – exclusive partnership with Concirrus to offer connected marine insurance
Eniram SkyLight 3.0 is designed to enable new data-driven business development opportunities across the marine sector, including intelligent insurance, maintenance monitoring, and vessel performance monitoring services. Wärtsilä Corporation,  8 February 2018 at 11 a.m. EET Eniram, a Wärtsilä...
February 8th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

2017: A Transformative Year for Veson Nautical

2017: A Transformative Year for Veson Nautical
 New Platform and Significant Growth Ensure Veson’s Continued Market Leadership; DS Norden, Along with 28 New Clients, Provide Validation    Boston, MA, USA – February 7, 2018 – 2017 was a transformative year for Veson Nautical, the world’s leading provider of commercial maritime software...
February 7th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Explore the latest developments in ECDIS technology

Explore the latest developments in ECDIS technology
The Electronic Chart, the popular textbook for ECDIS use and training has been updated to the fourth edition and is full of updates and significant enhancements. For this fourth edition, the entire book has been thoroughly reviewed and updated to ensure The Electronic Chart remains the textbook for ECDIS...
February 6th, 2018 | Books, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

UKHO produces ENC with 1 meter depth contours to support navigation in the Bristol Channel

UKHO produces ENC with 1 meter depth contours to support navigation in the Bristol Channel
High density ENC with 1 metre contours overlaid on standard ENC with 5 metre contours The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) today disclosed details of a new Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) which could help to improve situational awareness and safety. Developed to cover an area of the Bristol...
February 6th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20
Screenshot of new Nauticus Hull version showing the hull scantling design program. Next generation hull calculation software: DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20 Høvik, 6 February 2018: DNV GL’s Nauticus Hull software has been given a major upgrade to provide improved support for the new DNV...
February 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, IACS, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cyber security tests on “Zim Genova” containership demonstrate naval Dome solution

Cyber security tests on “Zim Genova” containership demonstrate naval Dome solution
Naval Dome cyber security testing carried out in port Naval Dome has successfully completed the pilot testing of its multi-layered cyber security system for Lloyd’s Register aboard XT Shipping’s Zim Genova. The 4300TEU containership was operational during the tests, which were supervised by the...
February 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Tototheo Maritime wins Smart4Sea Connectivity Award

Tototheo Maritime wins Smart4Sea Connectivity Award
l to r: Panos Theodossopoulos from the award sponsor Propulsion Analytics and Constantinos Spyrou Tototheo Maritime, the Cyprus based communications and transformation experts, have won the prestigious SMART4SEA Connectivity Award in Athens, Greece this week. The Awards are organised by SAFETY4SEA to...
February 2nd, 2018 | Awards, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IT and Communications, Person Profiles | Read More

Transas A-Suite brings AI to maritime to reduce human error

Transas A-Suite brings AI to maritime to reduce human error
Frank Coles, TRANSAS CEO 30 January 2018: Transas has launched its first package of applications built on THESIS, a unified cloud-based platform for managing operations across the full breadth of the maritime ecosystem. The advanced ‘A-Suite’ package also sets a new precedent by utilising the latest...
January 30th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

Inmarsat adapts Fleet Xpress for offshore support vessels

Inmarsat adapts Fleet Xpress for offshore support vessels
Move signals intention to provide high-speed broadband services to the energy sector 23 January 2018: Inmarsat has launched a new set of Fleet Xpress plans designed specifically to meet the technical and commercial requirements of offshore support vessels (OSVs). The new plan exploits the technical...
January 23rd, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

INTTRA Expands Visibility and Streamlines Digital NVOCC Offering With Cloud-Based Info-X

INTTRA Expands Visibility and Streamlines Digital NVOCC Offering With Cloud-Based Info-X
Sherrie Orzechowski, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, INTTRA Parsippany, NJ and New York, NY, January 22, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral electronic transaction platform, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, and Info-X Software Technology today...
January 22nd, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

Neopost Governance Evolves to Accelerate the Group’s Transformation

Neopost Governance Evolves to Accelerate the Group’s Transformation
Geoffrey Godet and Denis Thiery Geoffrey Godet named Group Chief Executive Officer Denis Thiery is Chairman of the Board of Directors Paris, 19 January 2018 – The Board of Directors of Neopost, a global leader in digital communications, shipping and mail solutions, decided at its meeting on...
January 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Person Profiles | Read More

IB USA announces CMI as a new client

IB USA announces CMI as a new client
Jim Barreiro de León and Alessandro Canepa IB USA Inc. and Cruise Management International Inc. (CMI) have signed an agreement to implement the InfoSHIP® EVO ship management software on CMI’s managed fleet IB USA, a member of RINA, is a provider of ship management software solutions to the cruise...
January 18th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

RIMS go from strength to strength receiving class approval from Lloyd’s Register

RIMS go from strength to strength receiving class approval from Lloyd’s Register
Lloyd’s Register Surveyor (front) and David Knukkel, CEO, RIMS BV (back) during practical audit. Drone and robotics specialist RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) have received their fourth Classification Certificate as Recognized External Specialists, from Lloyd’s Register for the use of Remote...
January 11th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

NCLH chooses InfoSHIP EVO for its fleet

NCLH chooses InfoSHIP EVO for its fleet
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings confirms its trust in IB group and takes another step forward with InfoSHIP® EVO – ERS Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, has just stated its intention to migrate from the current...
December 21st, 2017 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications | Read More

C-MAP launches new, simplified licensing concept

C-MAP launches new, simplified licensing concept
C-MAP FixedFee gives customers easy access to C-MAP charts for an annual fixed amount  C-MAP, the leading supplier of digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping solutions, today announced the availability of ‘FixedFee’, a new, simplified licensing concept. C-MAP FixedFee enables...
December 20th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Navis Partners with SUNY Maritime to train college students on N4 Software

Navis Partners with SUNY Maritime to train college students  on N4 Software
Students receive training on the award-winning terminal-management software and gain exposure to critical jobs skills for the maritime industry  Oakland, CA— December 19, 2017— Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance...
December 19th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Hackers could sink a Bulk Carrier says Pen Test Partners

Hackers could sink a Bulk Carrier says Pen Test Partners
Strains on a vessel if it becomes overloaded Penetration testing experts Pen Test Partners, have highlighted how hackers could sink a bulk carrier by manipulating the loading data of its hull stress monitoring systems (HSMS) to deliberately cause an imbalance of cargo on the vessel without the crew being...
December 18th, 2017 | Corruption, IT and Communications, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, News, Safety and Security | Read More

INTTRA extends Digital Footprint in Northern China by expanding partnership with Ningbo International Logistics

INTTRA extends Digital Footprint in Northern China by expanding partnership with Ningbo International Logistics
Inna Kuznetsova, President and COO, INTTRA Parsippany, NJ, U.S., and Ningbo, China, December 18, 2017 – INTTRA, the largest neutral electronic transaction platform, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, and Ningbo International Logistics today announced...
December 18th, 2017 | Environment, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

BIMCO and CIRM propose software maintenance standard for shipping

BIMCO and CIRM propose software maintenance  standard for shipping
Richard Doherty from CIRM (left) and Aron Frank Sørensen from BIMCO (right) congratulate each other after finalizing the Standard on Software Maintenance of Shipboard Equipment text. BIMCO and the international association for the marine electronics industry, CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime),...
December 14th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, IMO, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More