Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

Inmarsat and VT iDirect partner on next generation DVB-S2X technology for Global Xpress

Inmarsat and VT iDirect partner on next generation DVB-S2X technology for Global Xpress
Highest throughput rate recorded over the GX network in first round of over-the-air testing 23 February 2017: Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communication services, has announced a significant advance in the on-going development of its Global Xpress (GX) high-speed, global,...
February 23rd, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

GasLog LNG Services Ltd. selects Seagull e-learning solutions

GasLog LNG Services Ltd. selects Seagull e-learning solutions
Pictured in the center-left, Theofanis Sallis, General Manager of Operations of GasLog in Greece, along with Ioannis Athanasopoulos (center-right), Managing Director of Seagull Greece. On the far left, Antonios Liappis, Marine HR Manager of GasLog. On the far right, Archontia Leni, Competency Assurance...
February 23rd, 2017 | HR, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Transas and Japan Radio Company announce a global strategic partnership

Transas and Japan Radio Company announce a global strategic partnership
The strategic partnership will drive growth and accelerate innovation. Industry-leading solutions and services capabilities will deliver differentiated customer value. Portsmouth, ENGLAND and Tokyo, JAPAN – 23rd February 2017. Transas, the innovative, digital solutions company, and Japan Radio...
February 23rd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Ericsson and Intel launch 5G innovators initiative with Honeywell, GE and the University of California Berkley

Ericsson and Intel launch 5G innovators initiative with Honeywell, GE and the University of California Berkley
… 5G Innovators Initiative (5GI2) brings together leading technology companies, industry leaders and academia to explore, test and innovate with 5G network and distributed edge technology in the U.S. • Unique proof-of-concept approach promises to find new transformative ways for companies and...
February 22nd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to enhance safety and efficiency for new Greenland Heavylift vessels

ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to enhance safety and efficiency for new Greenland Heavylift vessels
Juha Koskela Dalfsen, Netherlands, February 22, 2017 – ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software will improve the safety and efficiency of four new semi-submersible heavy lift vessels, using weather and loading data to plot the optimal route.   The ships, owned by Greenland Heavylift Holdings, will transport...
February 22nd, 2017 | Energy, IT and Communications, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Med – 4th of April 2017

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Med – 4th of April 2017
JOIN DIGITAL SHIP IN MARSEILLE FOR FIRST MARITIME CIO FORUM MED ON 4TH APRIL 2017 Identifying opportunities for growth is critical to all businesses, and especially so in such an integral industry as shipping. Staying ahead of the innovation curve is key to this development, with the digitalisation...
February 21st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications | Read More

Euvic Launches Digital Business Transformation Offer

Euvic Launches Digital Business Transformation Offer
… Bring innovation to your organization faster and with as much agility as possible with Euvic’s Agile and DevOps-based ideation and software development services Gliwice, Poland, 16/02/2017 – Euvic, Poland’s leading Agile and Mode 2 sourcing provider, has launched its new IDeation-as-a-Service...
February 20th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen London/Oslo, 9 February 2016: DNV GL is launching a new industry data platform – “Veracity” – to help the maritime industry improve its profitability and explore new business models through digitalization. The Veracity industry data platform is designed to help companies...
February 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Tototheo Group commits over 1,500 vessels to Fleet Xpress

Tototheo Group commits over 1,500 vessels to Fleet Xpress
Socrates Theodossiou, Managing Director, Tototheo Group Ltd, Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime and Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Managing Director Tototheo Group Ltd Delivering significantly enhanced operational and crew welfare benefits is turning the concept of the ‘connected ship’...
February 14th, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Liberian Registry launches innovative new website

Liberian Registry launches innovative new website
Allison Wilson The Liberian Registry has further strengthened its industry-leading role for technological innovation by relaunching its website in an ultra-user-friendly format. Among other things, owners and managers of the 4,150-plus vessels in the Liberian-flag fleet will have direct access to an...
February 13th, 2017 | Communication, Flags, IT and Communications, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

VESON Nautical announces new Veslink IMOSlive

VESON Nautical announces new Veslink IMOSlive
Agya Garg Launches World’s First Complete Online Shipping Platform Boston, MA – February 9, 2017 — Veson Nautical, the leading provider of commercial maritime software and services, today announced Veslink IMOSlive — the world’s first complete end-to-end shipping platform optimized...
February 9th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Arkas Holding integrates fleet of ships and international offices through hybrid network from Orange Business Services

Arkas Holding integrates fleet of ships and international offices through hybrid network from Orange Business Services
The containership “Vivien” Arkas Holding integrates fleet of ships and international offices through hybrid network from Orange Business Services   Flexible, secure global WAN supports Arkas’ rapid business expansion   Orange provides reliable and secure integrated network on land and...
February 8th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

IMarEST and MARINA sign MOU to support Filipino seafarers

IMarEST and MARINA sign MOU to support Filipino seafarers
… The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the world’s largest global marine and maritime professional body, has today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), an agency of the Philippine government...
February 7th, 2017 | Associations, HR, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Cyprus

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Cyprus
Digital Ship’s Maritime CIO Forum Cyprus debates the future of iShipping in Limassol next Tuesday The maritime industry is on the cusp of radical and far-reaching advances in technology, and there are ever increasing factors for shipping companies to consider. With this in mind, Digital Ship is pleased...
February 7th, 2017 | Communication, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

INTTRA container orders grew by 16% in 2016 – More than 5x Industry Rate

INTTRA container orders grew by 16% in 2016 – More than 5x Industry Rate
Parsippany, NJ, February 7, 2017 – INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping marketplace, announced that it generated 16% growth in 2016 over 2015 in container orders, which include bookings, shipping instructions and shipping orders. The company processed 38.5 million container orders on its...
February 7th, 2017 | Containers, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets | Read More

Torvald Klaveness selects ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to help comply with environmental regulations

Torvald Klaveness selects ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to help comply with environmental regulations
… OCTOPUS performance advisory & reporting solution will be utilized on three Klaveness Combination Carriers. Dalfsen, Netherlands, February 7, 2017 – ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software will be installed on three new Torvald Klaveness vessels to help them meet incoming emissions regulations....
February 7th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PC Maritime gets DNV-GL ECDIS certification

PC Maritime gets DNV-GL ECDIS certification
PC Maritime gets DNV GL ECDIS certification DNV-GL has issued an official certificate for PC Maritime’s Navmaster ECDIS after the company passed all the tests. Navmaster ECDIS is up-to-date against all current standards including the new IEC 61174 Edt. 4 and the IHO Presentation Library Edt 4.0. Most...
February 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance

Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance
… New features enable swift compliance evaluation for both current and upcoming CSR requirements 2 February 2017 – Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and ABS, has released a software upgrade that simplifies compliance with current...
February 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Pamlico Capital Announces Growth Investment in Veson Nautical

Pamlico Capital Announces Growth Investment in Veson Nautical
John Veson Boston, MA, February 1, 2017 — Pamlico Capital (“Pamlico”) and the management team of Veson Nautical LLC (“Veson” or the “Company”) announced today that Pamlico has completed a growth investment in the Company. Co-founder and CEO John Veson, along with COO Sean Riley and other...
February 1st, 2017 | Company Profiles, Finance, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

“My Jobs” – a new digital application for Bureau Veritas surveyors

“My Jobs” – a new digital application for Bureau Veritas surveyors
… Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 30, 2017 – the latest digital development launched by BV supports in-service surveyors with a new ‘app’ for their class and statutory surveys “My Jobs” is a mobile application developed by the Marine & Offshore division of Bureau Veritas (BV) to...
January 30th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Navis announces improvements in terminal software with launch of N4 3.3

Navis announces improvements in terminal software with launch of N4 3.3
Latest Version Built Following the Agile Methodology Offers New Set of Features for Improved Terminal Efficiency and Productivity Oakland, CA— January 24, 2017—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency...
January 24th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SpeedCast names David Kagan as COO

SpeedCast names David Kagan as COO
SpeedCast Strengthens Executive Management Team with Naming of David Kagan as Chief Operating Officer Appointment to further speed integration activities and intensify focus on operational excellence Sydney, Australia, January 24, 2017 – SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global...
January 24th, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Person Profiles | Read More

Danelec Marine receives type approval for New-Generation ECDIS Products

Danelec Marine receives type approval for New-Generation ECDIS Products
(Birkeroed, Denmark – Jan. 23, 2017) – (Marine NewsWire) DNV GL has awarded a type approval certificate with EU Wheelmark for Danelec Marine DM700 and DM800 G2 ECDIS models.  The type approval signifies that the products meet all applicable technical requirements, including the new IEC 61174 Ed....
January 23rd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

The essential app for the River Thames

The essential app for the River Thames
British Marine Thames Valley’s app, Explore Thames, has been enhanced and rebranded as the River Thames Guide. Instead of being a single app on IOS it is now available across available across iOS, Android and Amazon. The app itself is a complete planner and guide for travel and leisure on the River...
January 23rd, 2017 | Communication, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications | Read More

Cyber Security Risk to Shipping Industry highlighted in Steamship Mutual’s latest Loss Prevention DVD

Cyber Security Risk to Shipping Industry highlighted in Steamship Mutual’s latest Loss Prevention DVD
As part of Steamship Mutual’s loss prevention initiatives, the Club has released their latest DVD ‘Cyber Security: Smart, Safe Shipping’ highlighting the implications of a potential cyber security breach for a shipping company. All businesses rely heavily upon computer systems to sustain their...
January 20th, 2017 | Corruption, IT and Communications, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs | Read More