Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

Inmarsat opens office at world-leading facility for maritime technology innovation in Ålesund

Inmarsat opens office at world-leading facility for maritime technology innovation in Ålesund
Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce New Norway operation to focus on driving digitalisation of shipping 22 November 2017: Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the world’s leading global mobile satellite communications company, has opened a new office, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC) based in Ålesund,...
November 22nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, News, Technology | Read More

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK
Hans Rasmussen – Chairman The founder member of Telemar (UK) Ltd, Rodger Perks, who stepped down from the board at the end of September, after 18 years as managing director, has agreed to postpone retirement to join the board of SRH International (SRHi) based in London, as a non-executive director. SRHi...
November 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL: Standardisation can help enable the digital transformation of shipping

DNV GL: Standardisation can help enable the digital transformation of shipping
… Hamburg/Oslo, 17 November 2017: Classification society DNV GL has released a new position paper setting out the importance of standardisation in enabling the growth of digital applications in the maritime industry. Drawing from the experiences gained from digital pilot projects focused on ship...
November 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thome opens Fleet Operations Hub

Thome opens Fleet Operations Hub
Speaking to a Master on board one of Thome’s managed vessels from Thome’s Operations Hub The Thome Group has opened a modern operations hub at its offices in Singapore to enhance the quality of its ship management services and reaction times to emergency responses. The state-of-the-art facilities...
November 17th, 2017 | HR, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

INTTRA unveils a new suite of applications boosting operational effectiveness

INTTRA unveils a new suite of applications boosting operational effectiveness
John Fay New INTTRA C-FAST reduces manual effort by up to 40% Parsippany, N.J., and Singapore, November 15, 2017– INTTRA, the largest neutral electronic transaction platform, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today announced two new cloud-based...
November 15th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Inmarsat transforms seafarer safety infrastructure with SafetyNET II launch

Inmarsat transforms seafarer safety infrastructure with SafetyNET II launch
Peter Senior Vice President, Safety & Security, Inmarsat Maritime 14 November, 2017: Inmarsat has launched a vital new service, SafetyNET II, for Maritime Safety Information Providers (MSIPs), marking a key stage in upgrading the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), which helps to...
November 14th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications | Read More

OrderWise names Family Business of the Year 2017

OrderWise names Family Business of the Year 2017
OrderWise were victorious in winning ‘Family Business of the Year’ at this year’s Midlands Family Business Awards, pictured left to right are: Adam Pye of John Pye Auctions, OrderWise MD David Hallam, Marketing Manager Karl Blakesley and Naomi Warren of sponsors Bonningtons. Fighting...
November 10th, 2017 | Awards, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking
A view from the exhibition hall Leading maritime exhibition Europort yesterday opened its doors to welcome international visitors to the 38th edition, once again confirming Rotterdam’s position at the heart of the global maritime industry. This year the exhibition has set its focus on three core themes;...
November 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Kongsberg receives first DNV GL cyber security type approval for its K-IMS system

Kongsberg receives first DNV GL cyber security type approval for its K-IMS system
Knut Omberg, Principal Engineer at DNV GL – Maritime (left), presents Roar Simensen, Product Adviser – Connected Vessels & Information management at Kongsberg Maritime (right), with the new type approval. Høvik/Hamburg, 2 November 2017: As the shipping industry digitalizes, vessels are...
November 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

PaSea Wins Awards for its ORB Software

PaSea Wins Awards for its ORB Software
… Prevention at Sea Wins Multiple Awards for its Oil Record Book Software Since its inception in 2013, Prevention at Sea (PaSea) has set out to help marine businesses minimise operational risks by identifying factors likely to cause safety issues and implementing processes to help minimise those...
November 1st, 2017 | Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

KVH Launches New High-speed Maritime Network on Intelsat EpicNG Satellites

KVH Launches New High-speed Maritime Network on Intelsat EpicNG Satellites
Teams with leading satellite operator Intelsat to deliver expanded global Ku-band coverage  MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LUXEMBOURG, October 31, 2017 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), today announced the launch of its next-generation, advanced maritime broadband network, joined by service partner,...
October 31st, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

KVH TracPhone V7-HTS System Delivers Maritime Broadband at Triple Previous Speeds for a New Era of Digital Life at Sea

KVH TracPhone V7-HTS System Delivers Maritime Broadband at Triple Previous Speeds for a New Era of Digital Life at Sea
KVH TracPhone V7-HTS The new 60 cm, Ku-band satellite antenna system enables leisure boaters and commercial mariners to stream HD content and conduct video calls at sea while simultaneously supporting a free, unlimited use data channel   MIDDLETOWN, RI – October 31, 2017 – An advanced, 60 cm marine...
October 31st, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Helm CONNECT helps Ivy Marine obtain SUB M TSMS Certification

Helm CONNECT helps Ivy Marine obtain SUB M TSMS Certification
From l to r: Pat Folan (TBS), Donny Cranfill (MARCOM), Steve Wilson (Ivy), Erin Pugh (TBS), Marcus Carlucci (TBS), Patrick Boles (Ivy) and Ed Marrufo (MARCOM) Victoria, BC – Today, leading maritime software developer, Helm Operations, assisted Ivy Marine, LLC obtain their SUB M TSMS Certification....
October 30th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Locus Software Joins INTTRA’s Network

Locus Software Joins INTTRA’s Network
Sherrie Orzechowski, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, INTTRA Parsippany, NJ, and Hampshire, UK – INTTRA, the world’s largest neutral electronic transaction platform, today announced Locus Software Limited has joined its network of partners. Locus Software is the developer of Odyssey,...
October 26th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technology | Read More

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs to Indian Government Vessels

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs to Indian Government Vessels
New Deal Sees Danelec Partner Installing 18 Units Through 2019 (Birkeroed, Denmark – Oct. 25, 2017) – (Marine NewsWire) Maritime technology company Danelec Marine announced today a new partnership with the government of India. The deal, struck by a Danelec local distributor, is the first Indian...
October 25th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

McCombs supply drives Ecommerce growth with Descartes ShipRush Solution

McCombs supply drives Ecommerce growth with Descartes ShipRush Solution
McCombs Supply WATERLOO, Ontario, October 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Lancaster, PA-based McCombs Supply, a successful retailer of appliance parts, is using its...
October 24th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Tototheo Maritime expands presence in Greece

Tototheo Maritime expands presence in Greece
Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou, Tototheo Maritime joint Chief Executive Officer. Tototheo Maritime, a global supplier of technology and innovation support to shipowners and operators in their technical development, has announced the expansion of its presence in Greece. The new office opened for business...
October 24th, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, News | Read More

KVH Videotel Introduces “Cyber Security at Sea” Training Programme for Seafarers

KVH Videotel Introduces “Cyber Security at Sea” Training Programme for Seafarers
Mark Woodhead Produced with BIMCO, the new programme is designed to help seafarers recognise and respond to cyber threats  KVH VideotelTM has launched a cyber security training programme, produced in association with global shipping association BIMCO, to address the threat of ransomware and other computer...
October 24th, 2017 | HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Transmar Corporation, a Carrier Focused on the Middle East and Africa, Joins INTTRA’s Network

Transmar Corporation, a Carrier Focused on the Middle East and Africa, Joins INTTRA’s Network
Parsippany, N.J., and New Cairo, Egypt, October 23, 2017– INTTRA, the ocean container shipping industry’s largest neutral network, and Transmar Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IACC Holdings and a leading carrier, today announced a new relationship for electronic booking and shipping...
October 23rd, 2017 | Containers, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Trade and Commerce | Read More

NSSLGlobal survey demonstrates worrying lack of maritime cybersecurity training amongst crews

NSSLGlobal survey demonstrates worrying lack of maritime cybersecurity training amongst crews
NSSLGlobal to disseminate ‘human factors’ cybersecurity awareness video on all newly-installed equipment 17 October 2017 – A survey by independent satellite communications provider, NSSLGlobal, has revealed that, although crewmembers understand that they are partially responsible for maintaining...
October 17th, 2017 | HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

GNS launches VOYAGER Hub: a new generation back of bridge software solution for commercial shipping

GNS launches VOYAGER Hub: a new generation back of bridge software solution for commercial shipping
GNS and a handpicked group of VOYAGER Hub partners have created a suite of software applications all designed to help shipping companies enhance safety, improve efficiency and reduce costs. Release of VOYAGER Hub enables GNS to meet growing demand for improved user experience, ship and shore cost savings...
October 16th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop

DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop
Virtual Trial – A 3D viewer lets users investigate flow details (Copyright DNV GL) Hamburg, 12 October 2017: DNV GL’s new “Virtual Trial” application allows yards and owners to use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation to analyze, compare and benchmark the fuel efficiency of hull...
October 12th, 2017 | Chartering, Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Minerva Marine Seeks Cyber Security

Minerva Marine Seeks Cyber Security
Stergios Papangelis, Insurance Manager, Minerva Marine; Olivia Paranos, Commercial Manager, HudsonHellas; William Elkins, Chief Technology Officer, HudsonSystems; Eftihia Benaki, Information Technology Manager, Minerva Marine; Max Bobys, Vice President, HudsonAnalytix – Cyber; Stefanos Stylianos, SQ...
October 12th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Installation of “KAWASAKI Integrated Maritime Solutions Navigating System” to operated/managed vessels

Installation of “KAWASAKI Integrated Maritime Solutions Navigating System” to operated/managed vessels
.. Improve safety, economy and environmental friendly  We decided to install “Optimum Weather Routing System” developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as KHI) to operated/managed vessels in our fleet. This system provides the minimum fuel consumption route in consideration...
October 10th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thuraya Joins Hands with Gulfsat in New Partnership

Thuraya Joins Hands with Gulfsat in New Partnership
… The collaboration will extend and diversify satellite communication services across the MENA region Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 October 2017: Thuraya Telecommunications Company announced today the signing of a partnership with satellite communications company, Gulfsat at the ongoing OPV (Offshore...
October 10th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More