Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

Superyachts are being bugged

Superyachts are being bugged
Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions High net worth individuals are becoming increasingly concerned about being bugged on their superyachts, according to a leading expert. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, said his teams of ‘bug sweepers’ have been expanded to deal with...
December 7th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

NSSLGlobal acquires Station 711 business unit from MX1

NSSLGlobal acquires Station 711 business unit from MX1
The NSSLGlobal Redhill office Redhill, UK, 3 December 2018 — Award-winning global satcom provider NSSLGlobal and MX1, a fully owned subsidiary of SES, have entered into an agreement under which NSSLGlobal has acquired the assets and activities of Station 711, a business unit within MX1 focussed on...
December 3rd, 2018 | IT and Communications, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Digital defence in the maritime industry

Digital defence in the maritime industry
As owners act to fortify their ships and shore-side operations against cyber risk in the face of evolving threats and imminent regulation, DNV GL has expanded its services to cover control systems, software, procedures and human factors.  by Svante Einarsson, Senior Cyber Security Advisor, DNV GL Although...
November 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Corruption, Insight, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution

SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution
SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution 20 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) with approval in principle (AiP) for its smart ship solution: INTELLIMAN SHIP. The solution is the first to receive LR’s ‘Digital AL2 SAFE...
November 20th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, IT and Communications, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

KVH announces two key leadership positions for the global company

KVH announces two key leadership positions for the global company
Brent Bruun, Chief Operating Officer The promotions leverage business and maritime industry experience within the tech innovation company MIDDLETOWN, RI – November 15, 2018 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), a leader in global mobile connectivity and inertial navigation solutions, today announced...
November 15th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

RINA, a new identity marked by digitalisation

RINA, a new identity marked by digitalisation
In December 2017, RINA, the certification, testing, inspection and consultancy multinational, unveiled its new corporate brand identity to clients worldwide. RINA’s new positioning acknowledges the new role of digitalisation. This is not only evident within the company’s own in-house processes,...
November 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, IT and Communications | Read More

Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry

Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry
Peter Broadhurst, SVP, Safety & Security, Inmarsat Maritime Mobile training app for crew and intelligent endpoint security for onboard computers strengthen Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure portfolio of products 15 November 2018: Inmarsat has introduced two new components to its maritime cyber security...
November 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

INTTRA Asia Technology Summit: Digitalization Expands, Need for Standards Increases

INTTRA Asia Technology Summit: Digitalization Expands, Need for Standards Increases
John Fay, CEO of INTTRA and Inna Kuznetsova, President and COO of INTTRA, address senior shipping and technology executives at the INTTRA Asia Technology Summit Singapore, November 14, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping...
November 14th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thuraya’s highly anticipated X5-Touch Satellite Smartphone Launches in stores in less than a month

Thuraya’s highly anticipated X5-Touch Satellite Smartphone Launches in stores in less than a month
Thuraya X5-Touch the world’s smartest satellite phone First Android based satellite & GSM phone in the industry offering unparalleled flexibility for users Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018 –Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat),...
November 13th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services
l to r: Tobias Schweinfurter, President and CEO, TÜV Rheinland Japan, Dr. Michael Fübi, Chairman, TÜV Rheinland and  Koichi Fujiwara, President & CEO, ClassNK Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity...
November 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

ISWAN launches new-look website

ISWAN launches new-look website
The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched its new-look website, which has a fresh design and layout aiming to enhance the user experience.   ISWAN’s website has been redesigned to make it easier for visitors to find what they need. Key features include...
November 9th, 2018 | Associations, IT and Communications | Read More

V.Group to launch Seafarer app, showcase new Manila training facilities at Crew Connect

V.Group to launch Seafarer app, showcase new Manila training facilities at Crew Connect
Photo by Will Reddaway Project to transform crew management and seafarer experience reaches first major milestone with enhanced training and digital experience for seafarers London, November 07 2018: This week V.Group, the world’s leading provider of marine support services, has announced that it...
November 7th, 2018 | Bunkering, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

A new Portal Dedicated to STS experts

A new Portal Dedicated to STS experts
From DYNAMARINe to all our viewers: A new Web portal dedicated to Ship to Ship transfer expert professionals We are pleased to inform you that the new portal named “STS experts”: http://stsexperts.myfleet360.net/ is available online. This portal is addressed to STS superintendents, STS mooring...
November 1st, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ClassNK Releases “PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA ver.ITTC”

ClassNK Releases “PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA ver.ITTC”
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK released “PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA ver.ITTC” on 1st November 2018. It is the world’s first software that calculates and analyzes a ship’s speed for Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation in compliance with the latest International Towing...
November 1st, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IMCA launches eCMID 11 and eMISW 4 QUESTION SETS

IMCA launches eCMID 11 and eMISW 4 QUESTION SETS
Mark Ford Updated eCMID question sets include cyber security, Maritime Labour Convention and vessel reactivation IMCA M 167 rewritten as single reference point on inspection process and report use The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched an updated suite of question...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norsepower and NAPA collaboration scoops 2018 DIMECC Prize

Norsepower and NAPA collaboration scoops 2018 DIMECC Prize
Norsepower’s Rotor Sails installed on board Bore’s M/S Estraden. NAPA and Norsepower‘s partnership in data verification and analysis of Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution awarded the 2018 DIMECC Prize Helsinki, Finland – 25 October 2018 – NAPA, the leading maritime data analysis,...
October 25th, 2018 | Awards, Events, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

MOL Chooses NAPA’s Performance Monitoring and Analysis Solution for 80 of Its Time-Chartered Bulk Carriers

MOL Chooses NAPA’s Performance Monitoring and Analysis Solution for 80 of Its Time-Chartered Bulk Carriers
 Helsinki, Finland and Tokyo, Japan – 24 October 2018 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider today announced that it has signed an agreement with MOL (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd.) to provide performance analysis and reporting for 80 of MOL’s time-chartered bulk...
October 24th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Liner Shipping and Trade, Technology | Read More

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry
Pictured is MarineTraffic Partner, Business Development, Argyris Stasinakis (L) with IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim MarineTraffic supports GIA partners, Port of Rotterdam and Shell on initial JIT GHG initiative findings. MarineTraffic, the global ship tracking and maritime intelligence provider,...
October 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award

CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award
l to r: Jim Rhodes, Balentin Perret, Clément Renault, Frank Soccoli, and Carleen Lyden Walker Award Presented at 7th SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization & Innovation Conference STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 17, 2018 – The prestigious SHIPPINGInsight Award for 2018 was presented today to CMA CGM Group...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Events, IT and Communications, People and Places, Technology | Read More

Stamco PCTCs installed with Naval Dome Endpoint

Stamco PCTCs installed with Naval Dome Endpoint
Naval Dome Endpoint installation took one hour to complete during the vessel’s port stay in Piraeus Naval Dome has successfully installed its Endpoint maritime cyber defence system to a 57,692GT Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) operated by Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management. The vessel, chartered...
October 17th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Separating Fact from Fiction: ICS Releases New Study on Seafarers and Digitalisation

Separating Fact from Fiction: ICS Releases New Study on Seafarers and Digitalisation
Cover imageSeafarers and Digital Disruption The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released a new study conducted by the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) on behalf of ICS, regarding the potential effects of autonomous ships on the role of seafarers and the global shipping industry.  In...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wan Hai Lines, One of the World’s Largest Carriers, Joins INTTRA’s Network

Wan Hai Lines, One of the World’s Largest Carriers, Joins INTTRA’s Network
Top twelve carriers now available through INTTRA Parsippany, NJ, October 15, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean industry, today announced that Wan Hai Lines, Taiwan’s premier shipping company, has joined its network.  This...
October 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Poseidon Navigation Services enters chart supply agreement with Hapag-Lloyd

Poseidon Navigation Services enters chart supply agreement with Hapag-Lloyd
Thomas GunnManaging Director of Poseidon Navigation Services Leading global containership carrier Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Poseidon Navigation Services Ltd as the supplier of all Chart Management Services for the fleet managed by Hapag-Lloyd Hamburg.  The appointment, announced after an in-depth evaluation...
October 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

MarineTraffic appoints COO, sets bold path for future

MarineTraffic appoints COO, sets bold path for future
Nikos Psaltopoulos (left), COO, MarineTraffic and Demitris Memos, CEO, MarineTraffic Athens, 12 October 2018 – Global ship tracking and intelligence company MarineTraffic has appointed Nikos Psaltopoulos as its first ever Chief Operating Officer (COO) to bolster the firm’s ambitious 2020...
October 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”, a software service for the reporting, monitoring and verification of shipping CO2 emissions in line...
October 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Regulatory | Read More