Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

Don’t fight I.T – just be flexible

Don’t fight I.T – just be flexible
Sue Terpilowski OBE The human element in new technology will be just as important as IT developments in the shipping world but how will they come together to harmonise this increasingly complex world of automation. Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association UK (WISTA UK) is to host a...
August 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IT and Communications, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime
Kjell Einar Eriksson Opportunities for digitalization are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. However, there are few practical use cases of it yet. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg...
August 18th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

Nominations Open Through Sept. 16 for 2017 SHIPPINGInsight Award

Nominations Open Through Sept. 16 for 2017 SHIPPINGInsight Award
NORFOLK, Va. – Aug. 17, 2017 – (Marine NewsWire) The nominations deadline for the 2017 SHIPPINGInsight Award is coming soon, but there’s still time to submit entries. The SHIPPINGInsight Award is given annually to a shipping company and its technology partners for the successful implementation...
August 17th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications | Read More

Cloud-technology revolutionises fleet and crew management at Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt

Cloud-technology revolutionises fleet and crew management at Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt
… Cloud-technology is transforming the business and management processes at leading shipping company,Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt, who has been using Cloud Fleet Manager (CFM), developed by Hanseaticsoft, a leading provider of maritime software, since 2015. Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt...
August 17th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems
Existing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power® can achieve compliance with new MRV reporting requirements Helsinki, Finland, August 16, 2017 – NAPA, a world leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has updated its performance monitoring...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth
A snapshot of the approach to Portsmouth Harbour from the video using United Kingdom Hydrographic Office bathymetric data.© British Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Not to be used for navigation. UKHO’s specialist marine geospatial and hydrographic expertise support safe arrival of HMS...
August 16th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Get ready for the new season!

Get ready for the new season!
Get ready for the new year with the books of Geomares Publishing! The Electronic Chart, Voyage Planning with ECDIS and ECDIS Basics are the books of choice when you want to learn all about e-navigation and ECDIS systems. The handbooks are based on IHO and IMO standards and can be used at all courses...
August 9th, 2017 | Books, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

8th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 9th 2017

8th Hydra Shipping Conference  Saturday September 9th 2017
The 8th Hydra Shipping Conference takes place on Saturday September 9th, in Hydra’s Cathedral Conference Hall and this year’s conference theme is: “MONEY TALKS BUT WEALTH WHISPERS”. Leading Greek ship-owners, as well as senior shipping industry business executives, multinational...
August 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IT and Communications, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

DNV GL’s Digital Journey

DNV GL’s Digital Journey
From electronic certificates, machine learning tools and drone surveys to the launch of a new industry data platform, DNV GL is embracing digitalization to enhance class services and improve communication with customers. Shipping has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past few decades....
August 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inmarsat seminar series puts digitisation at the heart of LISW2017

Inmarsat seminar series puts digitisation at the heart of LISW2017
Inmarsat seminar series puts digitisation at the heart of London International Shipping Week 1 August 2017: The pivotal role connectivity will play in the maritime future will come into sharp focus at London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17), in a series of Inmarsat seminars probing the impact...
August 1st, 2017 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Navis launches new Bluetracker Hull and Propeller Performance Monitoring Module

Navis launches new Bluetracker Hull and Propeller Performance Monitoring Module
Hull Monitor Assists Ship Operators in Data-Driven Decision-Making for the Best Scheduling of Maintenance Activity and its Effect on the Ship’s Energy Efficiency Performance Flensburg, July 28, 2017 – Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services...
July 28th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Iridium Announces Third Iridium® NEXT Launch Date

Iridium Announces Third Iridium® NEXT Launch Date
… MCLEAN, Va. – July 28, 2017 – Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today that the upcoming Iridium NEXT launch has been targeted for September 30, 2017 at 6:30 a.m. PDT. This launch will deliver another 10 Iridium NEXT satellites to orbit on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket...
July 28th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Smart Shipping takes centre stage at the International shipowning and shipmanagement summit

Smart Shipping takes centre stage at the International shipowning and shipmanagement summit
Bjørn Jebsen Major players from global shipowning, shipmanagement and associated service industries such as satellite communications and maritime clusters are among the confirmed speakers at the Fourth International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit (ISSS), to be held during London International...
July 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Latest version of free app for seafarers to help combat mental health and physical illness

Latest version of free app for seafarers to help combat mental health and physical illness
Some of the recipes you can make on the Wellness at Sea app The latest version of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea app for seafarers hopes to further combat high rates of cardiovascular conditions and mental health disorders among seafarers. The enhancements to the free app, sponsored by Bernhard...
July 24th, 2017 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Top 4 Arbitration Clause Essentials

Top 4 Arbitration Clause Essentials
Azadeh Meskarian Arbitration is an extremely popular method of commercial dispute resolution.  Many international contracts will include an arbitration clause (referred to as an arbitration agreement) by which the parties agree to resolve disputes privately by an arbitrator, who is often an experienced...
July 19th, 2017 | Arbiitration, IT and Communications, Legal, News | Read More

NaviPlanner from Nautisk extended to include extensive port data

NaviPlanner from Nautisk extended to include extensive port data
NaviPlanner from Nautisk is to be enhanced with the inclusion of more comprehensive port data following a new partnership with Shipping Guides Ltd. NaviPlanner is an end-to-end voyage planning solution which utilises touch-screen functionality and uses cloud technology based on the Microsoft Azure platform....
July 19th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement | Read More

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data
From the signing of the agreement; form l to r: Henrik Striboldt, MAN Diesel & Turbo, John Turnball, Rolls-Royce, Capt. Eugen Adami, Mastermind Shipmanagement, Giancarlo Coletta, Shipdex Chairman, G&C Shipping , Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO, Deputy Secretary General Lars Gullaksen, BIMCO, Marco...
July 14th, 2017 | BIMCO, Company Profiles, Events, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

72% of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage are ECDIS ready, following deadline on 1st July 2017

72% of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage are ECDIS ready, following deadline on 1st July 2017
9,680 cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage using an ENC service, according to UKHO Almost three-quarters of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage (GT) are already compliant with the SOLAS-mandated Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) deadline of 1st July 2017, according to the...
July 11th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

New case of Seafarer abuse exposed

New case of Seafarer abuse exposed
MT Ocean Pride washing water “We are totally unsafe here… this is a dead ship. Sea water is leaking in the engine room… no facilities… rusty water…. If anything happens we will not survive. All will be dead… Please send us home.” Human Rights at Sea today publishes yet another detailed...
July 4th, 2017 | Charity, Corruption, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress honoured in Digital Technology Award win

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress honoured in Digital Technology Award win
Collected by Drew Brandy, Senior Vice President, Market Strategy, Inmarsat Maritime. Presented by Mr Zhang Hui, Director, European Regional Centre, China Classification Society and Vanessa Stephens, Global Events Director and Managing Director Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent, Seatrade 4 July 2017: The...
July 4th, 2017 | Awards, Communication, IT and Communications | Read More

Bringing boating & sailing to life with relaunched OnCourse app

Bringing boating & sailing to life with relaunched OnCourse app
Recreational boaters can now share their trip details with friends and family in real-time using MarineTraffic relaunched OnCourse app.  The upgraded app OnCourse also allows users to plan and review routes and see and learn about vessels and landmarks around them using an augmented reality feature....
July 3rd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

MarineTraffic joins new IMO-led initiative to support energy efficient shipping

MarineTraffic joins new IMO-led initiative to support energy efficient shipping
Argyris Stasinakis Global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic has become a founding member of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) supported Global Industry Alliance (GIA). GIA, launched yesterday (29 June 2017) at IMO’s London headquarters, is an alliance made of 13 leading...
June 30th, 2017 | IMO, IT and Communications, Organisations | Read More

SHIPSERV awarded ISO 270001 certification

SHIPSERV awarded ISO 270001 certification
Kim Skaarup, Chief Operating Officer, ShipServ QMS International certification recognises ShipServ’s robust information security management system and ability to combat cyber security threats LONDON – 6 June 2017: ShipServ, the world’s leading maritime e-procurement platform, today announced that...
June 27th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Hanseaticsoft launches Cloud MRV to help shipping companies…

Hanseaticsoft launches Cloud MRV to help shipping companies…
Hanseaticsoft launches Cloud MRV to help shipping companies comply with new EU MRV regulation Ahead of the new EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification) regulation which comes into force on 1st January 2018, Hanseaticsoft, a leading provider of maritime software, has launched Cloud MRV, a new...
June 26th, 2017 | European Union, IT and Communications, Organisations, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

AkzoNobel releases Intertrac Vision Lite, introducing Intertrac Vision to Wider Audience

AkzoNobel releases Intertrac Vision Lite, introducing Intertrac Vision to Wider Audience
… June 21, 2017 – A wider set of customers can embark on a ‘Digital Voyage’ – a new customer experience with AkzoNobel’s Intertrac Vision Lite. The new iPad App offers a lite version of Intertrac Vision, AkzoNobel’s big data hull performance prediction tool. Free-to-use Intertrac Vision...
June 23rd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More