Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

Green Reefers signs up 18 vessels to NSSLGlobal VSAT

Green Reefers signs up 18 vessels to NSSLGlobal VSAT
Decision driven by NSSLGlobal’s superior service, coverage and support 22 March 2017 – NSSLGlobal today announces that, following a successful initial trial project, it has signed a new contract with Green Reefers which will see VSAT IP@SEA installed on board more than 18 cargo vessels to enhance...
March 22nd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Danelec Marine establishes certified service center in Northern Europe

Danelec Marine establishes certified service center in Northern Europe
(Birkeroed, Denmark – March 21, 2017) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine today announced that Latvia-based Hansael has become a Certified Service Center for the company’s Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS). As a Danelec Certified Service Center,...
March 21st, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Veson Nautical introduces Veslink Business Intelligence

Veson Nautical introduces Veslink Business Intelligence
Agya Garg STAMFORD, CT–March 21, 2017–Today, at CMA Shipping 2017, Veson Nautical unveiled Veslink Business Intelligence (Veslink BI), the latest addition to Veslink, Veson’s online solutions platform and maritime network. Designed for users of all levels of experience, Veslink BI combines voyage...
March 21st, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ under the spotlight at 4th FIGS events technical lecture

The  ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ under the spotlight at 4th FIGS events technical lecture
Bernard Twomey THE ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT AT 4TH FIGS EVENTS TECHNICAL LECTURE The introduction of technologies that provide ‘off ship’ support for cyber enabled vessels is moving forward at a rapid rate and is a technology embedded by a number of manufacturers. As Bernard Twomey...
March 20th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inmarsat Maritime secures Fleet Xpress commitment from Hapag-Lloyd

Inmarsat Maritime secures Fleet Xpress commitment from Hapag-Lloyd
20 March 2017: Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to services enabled for Fleet Xpress. Hapag-Lloyd, the sixth largest container shipping...
March 20th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

DigitalShip’s April Maritime CIO Forum in Marseille

DigitalShip’s April Maritime CIO Forum in Marseille
DIGITAL SHIP MARITIME CIO FORUM MARSEILLE WILL TAKE PLACE ON 4TH APRIL WITH THE FOCUS ON DIGITALISATION IN SHIPPING 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,...
March 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Perfect storm forecast at Transas Global Conference in Malta

Perfect storm forecast at Transas Global Conference in Malta
Frank Coles The accelerating rate of technological change is forcing the maritime industry to rethink its role within the global supply chain, some 400 delegates who had descended upon Malta for the Transas Global Conference heard last week. CORK, IRELAND – 17th March, 2017: One and a half years on...
March 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

Safety of Hazardous Materials Tackled in Latest Videotel Training Release

Safety of Hazardous Materials Tackled in Latest Videotel Training Release
… Safety of Hazardous Materials Tackled in Latest Videotel Training Release This course, which is now widely available to Videotel customers, is designed for onboard crew who are involved with the planning, stowing, and handling of hazardous materials, and for staff ashore dealing with booking...
March 17th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

ABB launches industry-leading digital solutions offering, ABB Ability™

ABB launches industry-leading digital solutions offering, ABB Ability™
ABB today commercially launched ABB Ability, its industry-leading portfolio of digital solutions, at ABB Customer World in Houston. With the commercial launch of more than 180 solutions and services today, ABB is unlocking value for customers in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. By combining ABB’s...
March 15th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Fleet Management Limited selects Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress

Fleet Management Limited selects Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress
One of the world’s largest independent ship managers selects Fleet Xpress 15 March 2017: Inmarsat’s (LSE:ISAT.L) Fleet Xpress, which delivers game-changing maritime connectivity, has been specified by Hong Kong-based Fleet Management Limited, one of global shipping’s largest independent third-party...
March 15th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

Global Eagle Launches New Entertainment and Wi-Fi Portal for Cruise Ships

Global Eagle Launches New Entertainment and Wi-Fi Portal for Cruise Ships
LOS ANGELES – March 13, 2017 – Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:ENT) (“Global Eagle” or “Company”) is unveiling its new Airtime Portal for cruise ships at Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 this week. The Airtime Portal platform enables cruise ship operators to deliver Wi-Fi, instant messaging,...
March 13th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs for 20 Newbuilds

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs for 20 Newbuilds
(Birkeroed, Denmark – March 13, 2017) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine and its distributor Telemar Norway are supplying DM100 Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) for 20 new vessels being built by VARD. The VDRs are being installed by VARD on 20 new module carrier vessels under construction at VARD’s...
March 13th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR announces its Cyber Secure programme…

LR announces its Cyber Secure programme…
Nick Brown LR announces its Cyber Secure programme – a unique, world-class approach to providing cyber security services to the marine and offshore industry Enabling a cyber-smart maritime industry 13 March 2017 – Recognising the need to go further than ensuring the safe integration of cyber...
March 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Digital Ship iShipping Copenhagen 2017 – Post Event

Digital Ship iShipping Copenhagen 2017 – Post Event
Copenhagen DIGITAL SHIP iSHIPPING CONFERENCE RECENTLY BROKE NEW GROUND IN COPENHAGEN iShipping Copenhagen 2017 was developed by Digital Ship to take a bird’s eye view of the technical and digital developments and drivers we have seen emerging over the last few years. Across two days of keynote presentations,...
March 13th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications | Read More

VSTEP and SMR Links team up to bring simulator solutions to UAE

VSTEP and SMR Links team up to bring simulator solutions to UAE
VSTEP and SMR Links Consultants team up to bring maritime and incident command simulator solutions to the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, 13 March 2017 – An official partnership agreement has been signed by SMR Links Consultants and VSTEP on the 22nd of February 2017, making SMR Links the exclusive...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IUMI launches new information portal

IUMI launches new information portal
Dieter Berg The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has successfully launched a new interactive information portal – www.iumi.com – which is not only a fitting shop window for IUMI but also a serious tool for those with an interest in marine insurance. The new portal contains IUMI’s...
March 10th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Insurance | Read More

Staff Injection at Saxilby Software Specialists

Staff Injection at Saxilby Software Specialists
New starters at Saxilby software experts OrderWise You could say it’s starting to get rather crowded at OrderWise, where 11 more new faces have been recruited. Thankfully, the company’s £1.3 million extension is just about ready, so staff at the Saxilby-based software specialist can breathe easy!...
March 10th, 2017 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group Selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform…

Damen Shipyards Group Selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform…
… Damen Shipyards Group Selects Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to Digitally Transform its Shipbuilding  Dassault Systèmes’ Portfolio of Marine & Offshore Industry Solution Experiences Improves Collaboration, Efficiency and Optimization across Damen Global Shipyards VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY,...
March 10th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Pacific Basin Completes KVH mini-VSAT System Deployment on 99 Vessels

Pacific Basin Completes KVH mini-VSAT System Deployment on 99 Vessels
Major dry-bulk shipping company is using KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband solution for global connectivity and a wide range of complementary services MIDDLETOWN, RI – March 9, 2017 –KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announces that Pacific Basin Shipping Limited has completed the deployment of KVH’s...
March 9th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Transas signs Satcom Global partnership to bring connectivity to THESIS

Transas signs Satcom Global partnership to bring connectivity to THESIS
Frank Coles, Transas CEO Malta – 8th March 2017: Transas, the innovative digital solutions provider, has signed a partnership agreement with Satcom Global to add integrated connectivity to THESIS, its unified platform for digital operations on ships and in shore-based offices. Satcom Global is...
March 8th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

VIKING Saatsea introduces 24/7 onboard ISPS Code courses

VIKING Saatsea introduces 24/7 onboard ISPS Code courses
… Shipowners hoping to save training costs, reduce risks and increase the efficiency of ISPS Code maritime security compliance can now take advantage of new, computer-based training from VIKING Saatsea.   Esbjerg, Denmark, March 2017 – VIKING Saatsea, the maritime e-learning unit of marine and...
March 6th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Innovative new media simulator brings maritime exercises to life

Innovative new media simulator brings maritime exercises to life
Dustin Eno Baltic Exchange based global crisis communications company, Navigate Response, has launched a social and mainstream media simulator to improve the realism of shipping industry exercises and enhance companies’ crisis response preparations. The online platform, Triton, replicates media...
March 3rd, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, News, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

Shipping software company expands senior leadership team

Shipping software company expands senior leadership team
Nik Wittern Softship Data Processing GmbH Ltd – the global provider of liner and agent software applications – has expanded its global sales team with the appointment of a new Sales Director for its operations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South America. The move follows the launch...
February 28th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ship Agencies | Read More

OrderWise welcomes West Lindsey Chairman

OrderWise welcomes West Lindsey Chairman
West Lindsey District Council Chairman Roger Patterson with David Hallam, Director at OrderWise at the company’s Saxilby headquarters. Saxilby-based software specialists OrderWise recently welcomed a distinguished guest fromWest Lindsey District Council. The Chairman of West Lindsey District Council,...
February 28th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

NSSLGlobal selects Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE as award-winning network expands

NSSLGlobal selects Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE as award-winning network expands
REDHILL, SURREY, UK and OTTAWA, CANADA, February 28, 2017 – NSSLGlobal and Telesat today announce a significant expansion in their relationship which sees NSSLGlobal contract a satellite transponder on Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE satellite. The additional capacity will allow NSSLGlobal to further...
February 28th, 2017 | IT and Communications | Read More