Archive for the ‘IT and Communications’ Category

FUGRO’S G4 satellite correction service optimises latest Galileo launch

FUGRO’S G4 satellite correction service optimises latest Galileo launch
FugroG4 Satellite Positioning COMPR As a result of a significant Fugro technology achievement, users of its G4 satellite correction service will be among the first in the world to benefit from Galileo’s much anticipated ‘initial services’ launch. This week Fugro further extends its leading technology...
December 16th, 2016 | Communication, IT and Communications | Read More

Thuraya donates books and helps displaced Syrian children in Lebanon get back to school

Thuraya donates books and helps displaced  Syrian children in Lebanon get back to school
.. Support given to restore structured classroom life for refugees Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 December 2016: Thuraya Telecommunications Company has supplied books for classrooms in Lebanon, where displaced Syrian children are being helped to return to structured school life.  Thuraya is supporting...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Immigration, IT and Communications | Read More

Vroon Extends 140-plus Vessel Contract for KVH mini-VSAT Broadband Solution

Vroon Extends 140-plus Vessel Contract for KVH mini-VSAT Broadband Solution
Martin Kits van Heyningen Successful five-year contract for VSAT broadband connectivity is extended, and more vessels to be provided with KVH’s IP-MobileCast content delivery service and KVH OneCare services MIDDLETOWN, RI – December 14, 2016 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), has announced...
December 14th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Thuraya named Satellite Operator of the Year in Telecom Review Awards

Thuraya named Satellite Operator of the Year in  Telecom Review Awards
… Thuraya wins for innovation, extension into new markets, and next generation plans Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 14, 2016: Thuraya Telecommunications Company has won Telecom Review’s Satellite Operator of the Year Award at the seventh annual It’s All About Smart Networking Summit...
December 14th, 2016 | Awards, IT and Communications | Read More

Quantimetrica: Control any device with short voice commands

Quantimetrica: Control any device with short voice commands
Dr. Yianni Doumenis Quantimetrica:  Control any device with short voice commands by Dr. Yiannis Doumenis    Quantimetrica Ltd. is a company based in London, UK with a footprint also in San Francisco, California, Austin, Texas, USA and Athens, Greece. Quantimetrica specialises in voice recognition...
December 13th, 2016 | Corruption, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

SpeedCast Launches ‘SpeedMail Business Unlimited’

SpeedCast Launches ‘SpeedMail Business Unlimited’
A ground-breaking cloud solution that ensures unlimited business email via satellite Sydney, Australia, December 13, 2016 – SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, today announced the official release of SpeedMail...
December 13th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases mobile app for PSC inspection

ClassNK releases mobile app for PSC inspection
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released the ARRIVAL CHECKLIST for PSC, the preparatory checklist mobile app for PSC inspections. ARRIVAL CHECKLIST for PSC digitalizes the updated contents of ClassNK’s PORT STATE INSPECTIONS POCKET CHECKLIST and is now available for smartphones...
December 12th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

In a digital age, Admiralty procedures should not remain unscrutinised and unchallenged

In a digital age, Admiralty procedures should not remain unscrutinised and unchallenged
Darryl Kennard delivering his slides paper and the panel with Dr. Neil Baines, The Hon. Mr. Justice Tear, Mark Jones and Richard Sarll Admiralty procedures which did not sufficiently acknowledge the part played by digital aids in litigation came under the microscope at a London Shipping Law Centre Seminar...
December 9th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance | Read More

DVB Bank launches its first mobile app – DVB AirApp

DVB Bank launches its first mobile app – DVB AirApp
Frankfurt/Main, 7 December 2016 – DVB Bank SE (ISIN DE0008045501), the international transport finance specialist, launched its first mobile app. This application is called DVB AirApp (AirApp) providing an overview of commercial airliners compiled by DVB’s Aviation Research team. The...
December 7th, 2016 | Banking, Communication, Finance, IT and Communications, Shipfinance, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register’s ship emergency response service boosted by Seasafe acquisition

Lloyd’s Register’s ship emergency response service boosted by Seasafe acquisition
London, 6 December 2016 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global engineering, technical and business services organisation has added to its portfolio of advanced data, digital and software solutions with the acquisition of Seasafe Marine Software & Computation (Seasafe). An unexpected incident,...
December 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Caterpillar Marine receives type approval DNV GL certification…

Caterpillar Marine receives type approval DNV GL certification…
Caterpillar Marine receives type approval DNV GL certification for Cat Asset Intelligence analytics and monitoring solution Virginia Beach, VA – Caterpillar Marine has received Type Approval certification from DNV GL for Cat® Asset Intelligence (Cat AI) software, demonstrating Caterpillar’s commitment...
December 1st, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

MTM Ship Management extends its commitment to NSSLGlobal VSAT

MTM Ship Management extends its commitment to NSSLGlobal VSAT
VSAT contract expansion with managed crew service enhances long-standing relationship 30 November 2016 – MTM Ship Management Pte Ltd (MTMSM), an international ship management company specialising in product and chemical tankers, bulk carriers and container ships, has expanded its relationship...
November 30th, 2016 | IT and Communications | Read More

Helm to launch Subchapter M Compliance software at International Workboat Show

Helm to launch Subchapter M Compliance software at International Workboat Show
Victoria, BC – Today, software developer Helm Operations announced that it will launch its innovative Subchapter M compliance software, Helm CONNECT Compliance, at the International Workboat Show (IWS) in New Orleans from November 30 – December 2. Helm has been selling its Compliance software since...
November 28th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

New IMO website for kids promotes junior sectors of MEPAs

New IMO website for kids promotes junior sectors of MEPAs
A new kids-friendly website created by the International Maritime Organization(IMO) is now online and can be visited at http://kids.imo.org The website includes a special animation on the work of IMO towards protecting the marine environment and the atmosphere, as well as information on issues such as...
November 24th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Environment, IMO, IT and Communications, Organisations | Read More

WCA launches eCommerce Logistics Network

WCA launches eCommerce Logistics Network
David Yokeum Connecting logistics providers in the new economy MIAMI, FL.,Thursday, 24th November 2016 – WCA Ltd has launched the world’s first dedicated eCommerce logistics network in response to the changing global economy and a marked shift towards online consumerism. The network is open...
November 24th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shell Marine updates app to enable mobile lube analysis reporting, extends port network

Shell Marine updates app to enable mobile lube analysis reporting, extends port network
Mobile Shell RLA reporting on Shell Marine app Shell Marine today announced that it has updated its Shell Marine App to include mobile reporting of customers’ Shell Rapid Lube Analyst reports.  This adds to other features such as mobile tracking of orders, interactive vessel guides to Shell Marine’s...
November 24th, 2016 | Bunkering, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inmarsat selected as the Volvo Ocean Race’s Global Satellite Communications Partner for 2017-18 Race

Inmarsat selected as the Volvo Ocean Race’s Global Satellite Communications Partner for 2017-18 Race
Rupert Pearce, CEO, Inmarsat and Mark Turner, CEO, Volvo Ocean Race Partnership creates the world’s most digitally connected competitive sailing event for the fifth consecutive time Alicante, SPAIN – 21 November 2016: Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite...
November 21st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

More Fleets Turn to KVH’s IP-MobileCast Service for Competitive Advantage

More Fleets Turn to KVH’s IP-MobileCast Service for Competitive Advantage
KVH Middletown New and expanding customers cite cost containment and improved recruiting and retention as among the business benefits MIDDLETOWN, RI – November 21, 2016 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that numerous global fleets have subscribed to or expanded their deployments...
November 21st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets Seagull’s Esperanza Moreno

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets Seagull’s Esperanza Moreno
l to r: María D. Septien, Esperanza Moreno y Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with Ms. Esperanza Moreno, “Video Production Coordinator” of SEAGULL MARITIME AS SEAGULL MARITIME AS,...
November 19th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

SpeedCast and Axxess Marine making waves

SpeedCast and Axxess Marine making waves
SpeedCast and Axxess Marine offer superyacht customers revolutionary self-service portal giving them total control over their data usage Sydney, Australia, November 18, 2016 – SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, and...
November 18th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

GE BLOG: Digital Transformation – Ocean of a Difference

GE BLOG: Digital Transformation – Ocean of a Difference
GE BLOG: Digital Transformation – Ocean of a Difference by Tim Schweikert, president & CEO, GE’s Marine Solutions At a time when the global marine industry is impacted by market fluctuations, over supply, margin pressures and labor shortages, operators are facing increasing challenge to reduce...
November 16th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

GE and Maersk Drilling to Pilot Marine Digital Transformation

– The Partnership Will Allow GE and Maersk Drilling to Optimize Vessel Maintenance and Operation Efficiency through Big Data GE’s Seastream* Insight is the Latest Innovation in Marine Asset Performance Management The Pilot Project Targets to Reduce Maintenance Cost by up to 20 Percent and Increase...
November 16th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

George Andreadis honoured with Beppe Croce Award

George Andreadis honoured with Beppe Croce Award
George Andreadis and World Sailing President Carlo Croce George Andreadis (GRE) has been awarded the Beppe Croce Trophy, which honours an individual for their outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport of sailing. The trophy, which was first awarded in 1988 in memory of Beppe Croce, World Sailing...
November 11th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, IT and Communications, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its collaboration with AuraPortal

Celestyal Cruises announces its collaboration with AuraPortal
Celestyal CRYSTAL Global-Leading AuraPortal Business Process Management Suite (BPMS) will Increase Efficiency and Streamline Operation Integration. Piraeus, Greece – Celestyal Cruises is pleased to announce its collaboration with AuraPortal,vendor of the AuraPortal Business Process Management...
November 11th, 2016 | Cruise Industry, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

SpeedCast solution leads the way at ‘Everest of the ocean’ Vendée Globe Race

SpeedCast solution leads the way at ‘Everest of the ocean’ Vendée Globe Race
Solution enables live video broadcast from 27 of the racing vessels Les Sables d’Olonne, France, November 7, 2016 – SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, has provided its two-way secured satellite communication...
November 7th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More