Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

(ONE) issues its first electronic bill of lading and selects essDOCS to power its global bill of lading digitization initiative

(ONE) issues its first electronic bill of lading and selects essDOCS to power its global bill of lading digitization initiative
  .. Ocean Network Express (ONE) issues its first electronic bill of lading and selects essDOCS to power its global bill of lading digitization initiative Singapore & Malta –  02 April 2020: Ocean Network Express (ONE), the world’s sixth largest container line by TEU capacity, and essDOCS,...
April 2nd, 2020 | Chartering, IT and Communications | Read More

Linking of Cyprus’ Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solution with other regional systems will deliver multiple benefits

Linking of Cyprus’ Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solution with other regional systems will deliver multiple benefits
Linking of Cyprus’ Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solution with other regional systems will deliver multiple benefits Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 April 2020 at 10 am EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to upgrade its 11-year old Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Information...
April 1st, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

“We all rely on seafarers. Now, more than ever, they rely on us.” Sailors’ Society launches COVID-19 resources and appeal

“We all rely on seafarers. Now, more than ever, they rely on us.”  Sailors’ Society launches COVID-19 resources and appeal
International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society has launched a suite of practical resources including advice, contacts and podcasts to help seafarers during the coronavirus crisis “We all rely on seafarers. Now, more than ever, they rely on us.” Sailors’ Society launches...
March 31st, 2020 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications | Read More

Reliability & maintainability – the art of delivering excellent marine electronics service for customer satisfaction

Reliability & maintainability – the art of delivering excellent marine electronics service for customer satisfaction
Frances Baskerville, Secretary-General, CIRM  CIRM Secretary General Frances Baskerville sent us this interesting article from one of CIRM’s member companies Multidigital who are leading the way in the Ship Service sector:  Reliability & maintainability – the art of delivering excellent marine...
March 30th, 2020 | Associations, CIRM, Communication, IT and Communications, News | Read More

Mikko Kuosa appointed CEO of NAPA

Mikko Kuosa appointed CEO of NAPA
Mikko Kuosa, CEO, NAPA Group Mikko Kuosa appointed CEO of NAPA NAPA – intelligent, digital solutions for safer, greener and more efficient maritime industry Helsinki, Finland – 24 March 2020 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, has today announced the appointment...
March 24th, 2020 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

In an industry awash with postponed events, marine clean tech companies go virtual

In an industry awash with postponed events, marine clean tech companies go virtual
In an industry awash with postponed events, marine clean tech companies go virtual GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN – MARCH 19, 2020: Anyone working in the shipping industry will know that face-to-face meetings and networking is what we do best. As organisations worldwide increasingly turn to virtual solutions...
March 19th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

StormGeo and DNV GL sign MoU to accelerate maritime data sharing

StormGeo and DNV GL sign MoU to accelerate maritime data sharing
Veracity Portal Oslo, 18 March 2020: StormGeo and DNV GL announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive digitalization and data standardization in the maritime industry. In the MoU, both parties aim to strengthen the presence and integration of StormGeo’s fleet...
March 19th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Covid 19 – making the call to cancel a fully prepared conference

Covid 19 – making the call to cancel a fully prepared conference
Frances Baskerville, Secretary-General, CIRM Covid 19 – making the call to cancel a fully prepared conference There we are, preparing and enjoying the prospect of our best CIRM Annual Conference yet – more bookings than previously recorded, international delegates from all corners.  More sponsors,...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, IT and Communications | Read More

Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab

Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab
The new Cyber SHIP Lab will complement the existing ship simulator (Image – University of Plymouth) Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab Experts in cyber security and maritime operations are forging ahead with the creation of a first-of-its-kind research facility...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

IFAN calls on owners to pay their way when it comes to Nav dues in the Middle East Gulf

IFAN calls on owners to pay their way when it comes to Nav dues in the Middle East Gulf
Alan Marsh, Chairman of IFAN IFAN calls on owners to pay their way when it comes tto Nav dues in the Middle East Gulf The board of the International Foundation for Aids to Navigation (IFAN) has met in London and highlighted the issue of non-payment of navigational dues as critical to the ongoing modernisation...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project

Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project
A PSA Marine Tug Master providing feedback on the smart navigation system during a usability test conducted on Wärtsilä’s autonomous ship simulator. Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project Wärtsilä Corporation,  13...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas opens first remote survey center in Rotterdam

Bureau Veritas opens first remote survey center in Rotterdam
  Bureau Veritas opens first remote survey center in Rotterdam The ability to deliver Bureau Veritas (BV) classification services without a surveyor being physically present is now a reality. BV’s first center, focused on supporting remote service delivery capability, is part of the marine operations...
March 10th, 2020 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications | Read More

Common Structural Rules Software updated with multiple improvements

Common Structural Rules Software updated with multiple improvements
The Lloyd’s Register bulding in the City Common Structural Rules Software updated with multiple improvements. 10 March 2020 – Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), has released updates with...
March 10th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Tototheo Maritime CSO, Andreas Chrysostomou awarded the GREEN4SEA Leadership Award 2020

Tototheo Maritime CSO, Andreas Chrysostomou awarded the GREEN4SEA Leadership Award 2020
Andreas Chrysostomou Tototheo Maritime CSO, Andreas Chrysostomou awarded the GREEN4SEA Leadership Award 2020 Andreas Chrysostomou, has been awarded the GREEN4SEA Leadership Award 2020 at the ceremony held on 03rd March 2020 in Athens. The award is given to the individual who has provided the industry...
March 4th, 2020 | Awards, Company Profiles, Environment, IT and Communications, Person Profiles | Read More

INMARSAT confirmed as diamond sponsor of LISW2

INMARSAT confirmed as diamond sponsor of LISW2
. INMARSAT confirmed as diamond sponsor of LISW2 LONDON: MARCH 2, 2020:  The organisers of London International Shipping Week are proud to announce that Inmarsat plc has signed up as Diamond Sponsor of next year’s event, LISW21. This announcement follows confirmation that the week-long premier global...
March 2nd, 2020 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Journalists “navigate” tanker at HELMEPA’s Simulator

Journalists “navigate” tanker at HELMEPA’s Simulator
l to r:  Antonis Tsimplakis, Naftemporiki, Minas  Tsamopoulos, Proto Thema, Nikos Doukas, Nafs, Dimitris  Mitsatsos, Director General/HELMEPA, J. Megariotis, Maritime Economies, Christiana Prekezes, Executive Coordinator/HELMEPA, and G. Tziagkidis, Simulator Instructor/HELMEPA Journalists “navigate”...
February 27th, 2020 | Associations, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

New collaboration to promote the Danish maritime software SERTICA in Greece.

New collaboration to promote the Danish maritime software SERTICA in Greece.
l to r: Hans Chr. Jensen, Head of Sales at Logimatic with Mr. George K. Efstratiadis, Senior Marine Sales Engineer, Business Unit 1, Franman New collaboration to promote the Danish maritime software SERTICA in Greece. The promising collaboration launched with the visit of Logimatic’s representatives...
February 27th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Kennedys launches new technology driven company, Kennedys IQ

Kennedys launches new technology driven company, Kennedys IQ
Kennedys launches new technology driven company, Kennedys IQ We are thrilled to announce the launch of Kennedys IQ, a new technology driven company that provides innovative solutions for insurance companies and large corporates to help them manage claims efficiently.  Combining human and machine intelligence,...
February 26th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

KVH Expands Successful AgilePlans Service with Regional Solution for Smaller Commercial Vessels

KVH Expands Successful AgilePlans Service with Regional Solution for Smaller Commercial Vessels
KVH’s AgilePlans Service is now available as a regional offering KVH Expands Successful AgilePlans Service with Regional Solution for Smaller Commercial Vessels The all-inclusive, no-commitment VSAT service with the ultra-compact TracPhone V3-HTS is well-suited for vessels upgrading from legacy...
February 26th, 2020 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK develops its Digital Grand Design 2030

ClassNK develops its Digital Grand Design 2030
ClassNK Digital Grand Design ClassNK develops its Digital Grand Design 2030 Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has developed its “ClassNK Digital Grand Design 2030”. In recent years, with the growing need for ESG investment and SDGs management, social transformation utilizing digital...
February 25th, 2020 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

Elcome Sponsors Discussion of Future Satellite Constellations & Modernizing of GMDSS

Elcome Sponsors Discussion of Future Satellite Constellations & Modernizing of GMDSS
Mads Ebbesen, Sales Manager Maritime Cobham SATCOM Elcome Sponsors Discussion of Future Satellite Constellations & Modernizing of GMDSS Dubai, 13 February 2020 – Elcome International hosted a special meeting of the IMarEST UAE branch to discuss the future of maritime communications.  The...
February 20th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications | Read More

KVH to Support Mariners’ Wellbeing with Free VoIP Calls to ISWAN’s SeafarerHelp Hotline

KVH to Support Mariners’ Wellbeing with Free VoIP Calls to ISWAN’s SeafarerHelp Hotline
KVH supporting Mariners’ well-being with free VoIP calls to ISWAN’s SeafarerHelp hotline KVH to Support Mariners’ Wellbeing with Free VoIP Calls to ISWAN’s SeafarerHelp Hotline Mariners on any vessel with KVH VSAT service can place free VoIP calls to ISWAN’s confidential 24-hour SeafarerHelp...
February 20th, 2020 | Communication, HR, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

President of Estonia makes historic voyage and manages state affairs from Antarctica over the Iridium® Network

President of Estonia makes historic voyage and manages state affairs from Antarctica over the Iridium® Network
President Kaljulaid digitally signing a resolution of bestowing state decorations using an Iridium Certus terminal by Thales. Credit: Government of Estonia President of Estonia Makes Historic Voyage and Manages State Affairs from Antarctica over the Iridium® Network  President Kertsi Kaljulaid signed...
February 20th, 2020 | Anniversaries, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Successful application of Wärtsilä Navi-Port highlights benefits of Just-in-Time sailing

Successful application of Wärtsilä Navi-Port highlights benefits of Just-in-Time sailing
The Wärtsilä Navi-Port system enables Just-in-Time operations. Successful application of Wärtsilä Navi-Port highlights benefits of Just-in-Time sailing Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 19 February 2020 at 4 pm EET Joint project between Wärtsilä, Carnival Maritime & HVCC Hamburg...
February 19th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The wind of change is pushing soft skills high on the agenda

The wind of change is pushing soft skills high on the agenda
Dr Luiza Shahbazyan The wind of change is pushing soft skills high on the agenda by Dr Luiza Shahbazyan – Product Manager of SafeMetrix at Safebridge .. Many say we live in a VUCA world, a term coined by the US Army War College in the 90s to describe what the world would be like after the Soviet Union’s...
February 18th, 2020 | CIRM, Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More