Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

Owners and managers are demanding more bandwidth but paying the same, says World-Link Communications

Owners and managers are demanding more bandwidth but paying the same, says World-Link Communications
Asad Salameh, PresidentWorld-Link Communications Framingham, Ma. April 25th, 2018: Demand for higher bandwidth is on the rise in the shipping industry as owners and managers position themselves to meet the opportunities posed by improved digitalisation, according to World-Link Communications. Asad...
April 25th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

STASCo reinforces commitment to BMT’s REMBRANDT

STASCo reinforces commitment to BMT’s REMBRANDT
Reconstructing and simulating ship operations Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Ltd (STASCo) has signed a contract with BMT which will see the shipping giant purchase its own in-house licence of BMT’s industry-leading navigation simulator, REMBRANDT.  Following several years of using...
April 24th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Western Bulk selects Veson Nautical’s Digital Transformation System

Western Bulk selects Veson Nautical’s Digital Transformation System
Boston, MA, USA and Oslo, Norway – April 19, 2018 – Veson Nautical, the market leader in commercial maritime software and services, and Western Bulk, a key player in global dry bulk, today announced the selection of Veson’s Veslink IMOS Platform as Western Bulk’s end-to-end digital freight...
April 19th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

Dualog’s Crew Connection App: Helping seafarers manage their time online

Dualog’s Crew Connection App: Helping seafarers manage their time online
Walter Hannemann, Product Manager at Dualog Delivering quality internet connectivity to the world’s vessels is a ‘must have’ in our fast-changing shipping industry but helping today’s seafarer manage the way he or she accesses this internet capacity is essential if this valuable resource is...
April 18th, 2018 | Communication, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Navis Introduces two new Bluetracker Modules

Navis Introduces two new Bluetracker Modules
Navis Launches New Bluetracker Modules That Simplify Charterer-Owner Collaboration and Provide Seamless Voyage Monitoring Benefits include tracking of speed consumption data for improved charter party tender and monitoring of ship performance for energy-efficient ship operations OAKLAND, CA, April...
April 17th, 2018 | Chartering, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Naval Dome to secure Stamco Ship Management’s car carrier fleet against cyber intrusion

Naval Dome to secure Stamco Ship Management’s car carrier fleet against cyber intrusion
Naval Dome is protecting the Stamco Ship Management fleet of PCTCs against cyber attack Maritime cyber security specialist Naval Dome has confirmed it has signed a contract with Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management to install its maritime cyber defence system aboard 55 Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC). Stamco...
April 16th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application

Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application
New Bureau Veritas App, PSC Ready, helps ship managers and crews prepare for Port State Control inspections  BV’s ‘PSC Ready’ is a digital application to help ships’ crews to prepare for port state control (PSC) inspections Freely available to all in the industry for use on mobile, laptop...
April 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

KVH Strengthens its Leadership Position in Maritime VSAT Market

KVH Strengthens its Leadership Position in Maritime VSAT Market
Martin Kits van Heyningen, KVH chief executive officer. “Prospects for Maritime Satellite Communications,” by Euroconsult, shows KVH with nearly double the market share of its nearest VSAT competitor MIDDLETOWN, RI – April 10, 2018 – Mobile tech innovator KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI),...
April 10th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

KR releases KR-CON V16

KR releases KR-CON V16
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has released its 16th KR-CON. First launched in May 1997, the innovative software program set out to help surveyors, shipbuilders, and PSC officers to search for IMO instruments more accurately, quickly...
April 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

New BD Director for Radio Holland Middle East

New BD Director for Radio Holland Middle East
NIkeel Idnani, BDD Radio Holland Middle East Radio Holland announced the appointment of Nikeel Idnani as the Business Development Director for the region Middle East, Indian subcontinent & Africa. Based in Dubai, he will report to the Regional Director. Nikeel holds an MBA and was a Chief Engineer....
March 31st, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Person Profiles | Read More

RINA’s Hellenic Technical Committee focuses on Digitalization

RINA’s Hellenic Technical Committee focuses on Digitalization
A group photo from the event RINA’s Hellenic Technical Committee meeting, organised by RINA Hellas, on Thursday March 15th at the Yacht Club of Greece, gathered its members to facilitate marine industry discussion and provide an update on RINA’s developments and growth. Spyros Zolotas, RINA Marine...
March 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications | Read More

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Hamburg 2018

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Hamburg 2018
Announcing the Speaker line-up for Maritime CIO Forum Hamburg on 24 April Shipping is waking up to a new age where digitalisation is re-shaping the world and creating increased opportunity for development and innovation. Revolutionary concepts plus the evolution and advancement of existing platforms...
March 28th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Marcura Bulks Up its Compliance Team for GDPR

Marcura Bulks Up its Compliance Team for GDPR
New appointments expected to support and strengthen the Group’s compliance-oriented offerings March 2018 (Dubai, UAE) – The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing innovative business solutions to the maritime industry, today announced the appointment of TenIntelligence...
March 28th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

INTTRA Expands Carrier Network with NAMSUNG Shipping, Korea’s First Private Carrier

INTTRA Expands Carrier Network with NAMSUNG Shipping, Korea’s  First Private Carrier
Parsippany, N.J., and Seoul, Korea, March 21, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral electronic transaction platform, 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 Korea’s...
March 21st, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wärtsilä acquires Transas to accelerate its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision

Wärtsilä acquires Transas to accelerate its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision
Connecting smart ships with smart ports will deliver fundamental benefits to the marine sector. Wärtsilä Corporation, 19 March 2018 at 10 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is to acquire Transas, a global company headquartered in the U.K. The move will speed Wärtsilä along its path...
March 19th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Building a secure future – Cyber security service provider Nettitude joins the Lloyd’s Register group

Building a secure future – Cyber security service provider Nettitude joins the Lloyd’s Register group
Alastair Marsh London, 16 March 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology, today announces the acquisition of Nettitude, a market-leading provider of cyber security services with some of the most sophisticated...
March 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

MARIC signs contract with LR for ShipRight FastTrack design software

MARIC signs contract with LR for ShipRight FastTrack design software
Luis Benito 15 March 2018 – Marine Design & Research Institute of China (MARIC), a subsidiary company of China State Shipbuilding Corporation group (CSSC), has signed a licence agreement with Lloyd’s Register (LR) for use of their ShipRight FastTrack software. ShipRight FastTrack assists...
March 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News | Read More

GEODIS launches online pricing and online pricing booking for air and ocean shipments globally

GEODIS launches online pricing and online pricing booking for air and ocean shipments globally
Via its Intelligent Real-Time Information System IRIS, GEODIS is now offering online quotations and online shipment bookings. The global supply chain operator enhanced its state-of-the-art e-suite with a fast and user friendly solution for its freight forwarding customers worldwide. Within just a few...
March 13th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dualog says Shipping must prepare for a different future

Dualog says Shipping must prepare for a different future
Morten Lind-Olsen, CEO of Dualog Shipping should start to prepare itself for a future where total emphasis will be placed on the efficient and digitised movement of goods along the supply chain rather than on the individual components of the chain such as the ships themselves, according to one of the...
March 12th, 2018 | Insight, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Danelec Marine and NAPA partner to offer complete End-to-End Internet of Things Cloud Solution

Danelec Marine and NAPA partner to offer complete End-to-End Internet of Things Cloud Solution
NAPA Ship Performance Analytics Dashboard (c) NAPA 2018 Collaboration removes need for costly custom interfaces, allowing wider access to valuable performance data and analytics 7 March 2018 – Danelec Marine, the manufacturer of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs), ECDIS, and ship-to-shore data solutions...
March 7th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO body recommends Fleet Safety for GMDSS recognition after intensive performance review

IMO body recommends Fleet Safety for GMDSS recognition after intensive performance review
Ronald Spithout Landmark International Maritime Organization (IMO) recommendation opens way for FleetBroadband to receive Global Maritime Distress Safety System recognition 06 March 2018: Fleet Safety from Inmarsat, a new service incorporating FleetBroadband and a Maritime Safety Terminal (MST) has been...
March 6th, 2018 | IMO, IT and Communications | Read More

Ship management in the cloud

Ship management in the cloud
Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London Lloyd’s Register has teamed up with a leading provider of maritime software, Hanseaticsoft, to help bring much needed efficiency to ship management processes 02 March 2018 – Hanseaticsoft’s innovative cloud-based ship management software Cloud Fleet...
March 2nd, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Office Equipment, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

World-Link expands its ShipSecure platform

World-Link expands its ShipSecure platform
Asad Salameh, PresidentWorld-Link Communications Framingham, Ma. February 27th, 2018: World-Link Communications has taken its ShipSecure maritime cyber security platform to the next level by integrating a full suite of services it says will deliver the next generation of cyber security demanded by the...
March 2nd, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Evergreen launches New Electronic Documentation Function in Partnership with Bolero International

Evergreen launches New Electronic Documentation Function in Partnership with Bolero International
An Evergreen containership Evergreen Line introduces paperless Bill of Lading (B/L) and dispatch documentation via its ShipmentLink digital portal, enhancing connectivity for exporters and importers with banks, insurers, regulators, customs and port authorities. Evergreen is the first container carrier...
March 1st, 2018 | Containers, IT and Communications, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

KNL Networks and Portcall.com win Wärtsilä SparkUp Challenge for start-ups

KNL Networks and Portcall.com win Wärtsilä SparkUp Challenge for start-ups
… Wärtsilä Corporation,  1 March 2018 at 10:00 a.m. EET – The first Wärtsilä SparkUp Challenge, an initiative by the technology group Wärtsilä to find innovative start-ups to develop ideas for the smart shipping value chain, has been won by KNL Networks and Portcall.com. The prize...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Awards, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More